News Release

Woman’s Hospital Selects Spok Go® to Improve Clinical Communications

Large healthcare system chooses Spok Go as their communication foundation to enhance patient outcomes and ensure reliability and security

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Nov. 11, 2021) – Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and a leader in healthcare communications, today announced that Woman’s Hospital has selected the cloud-native platform Spok Go® to address their communication challenges and improve their ability to deliver best-in-class patient care.

“Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Spok has continued to pave the way in a very challenging environment,” said Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. “We are excited about creating partnerships with healthcare systems like Woman’s Hospital. The Spok Go implementation will help this customer by allowing messages and information between care teams to be more reliable and secure, make clinical workflows more efficient, and allow for more seamless collaboration between staff.”

Woman’s Hospital, one of the largest women’s specialty hospitals in the nation based out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, selected the Spok Go Base Platform with the Clinical Care and Clinical Diagnostics packages. Upon the launch of Spok Go, Woman’s Hospital will turn its focus on improving the communication in the environmental services group and implementing real-time notification of critical lab results.

“We are dedicated to providing excellent service and exceptional care, so having the right communication tools at hand is of utmost importance for us,” said Paul Cleckner, interim CEO at Woman’s. “We chose Spok Go in light of our ongoing commitment to improve patient flow, patient safety, and patient and staff satisfaction within our hospital.”

Learn more about all the innovative solutions that Spok has to offer at www.spok.com.  

About Woman’s Hospital 

Woman’s Hospital is a specialty hospital for women and infants located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since opening in 1968, it has welcomed more than 350,000 babies, making it one of the largest delivery services in the country and the largest in Louisiana. Additionally, Woman’s operates a level III-S neonatal intensive care unit; this designation allows them to care for infants who are extremely premature, are critically ill, or require surgical intervention. The hospital is also recognized for its expertise in mammography as well as breast and gynecologic cancer care. As a private, nonprofit organization, all funds are reinvested into the hospital to continue Woman’s mission to improve the health of women and infants through the latest technology, a highly qualified staff and critical community programs and services. For more information, visit www.womans.org.