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Spok Customers Receive Top Ranking from U.S. News & World Report®​

Spok Customers Receive Top Ranking from U.S. News & World Report®​

All 21 adult ‘best hospitals’ in new 2019-20 rankings trust Spok for clinical communications

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (July 31, 2019) – Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and a global leader in healthcare communications, announced that all 21 adult hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll use Spok clinical communication solutions to facilitate care collaboration and support exceptional patient care.

“We are proud and honored that for seven consecutive years, all of the adult ‘Best Hospitals’ have been Spok customers,” said Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. “We congratulate the Honor Roll hospitals for achieving this prestigious ranking. Partnering with all the best hospitals during a time of industry transformation has fueled our mission to continue to develop communication technology to make care collaboration easier.”

The 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll recipients are among the more than 2,200 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. that use Spok solutions to streamline communication and connect care teams with each other and the information they need, when they need it. In addition, nine of 10 hospitals on the 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll also trust Spok for clinical communications.

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, has conducted the Best Hospitals rankings for 30 years. The rankings are among the most referenced by consumers because they are based primarily on objective data, including risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volumes, patient experience, patient safety, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.