University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to Use iPhones for Nurse, Physician and other Patient Care Team Communications

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University of Iowa to implement Voalte’s smartphone solution hospital-wide.

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Voalte solution selected by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to be implemented throughout the facility

As one of the country’s most technologically advanced hospital systems, it is an honor to be chosen to work with them on adding a mobile solution to their communications.

Voalte announced today its selection by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to implement its smartphone solution throughout the facility. The system helps improve clinical workflow by using the versatile iPhone platform to merge voice, text and alarms.

With Voalte’s hospital-proven point-of-care communications system, patient care providers will be able to send and receive high-definition voice calls, secure text messages and alarms on one device. The benefits will include improved response times, integration of devices and increased patient safety and satisfaction.

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is Iowa’s largest medical facility and its only comprehensive academic medical and regional referral center, serving as a major full-service health care center for the Midwest. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was the first hospital in Iowa to earn the Magnet Hospital Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and has been consistently recognized as one of America’s best hospitals for both adults and children by US News & World Report. The 729-bed facility selected Voalte’s smartphone communications system following a rigorous testing process.

“The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is one of the top academic hospitals in the country,” said Voalte’s Chief Innovation Officer, Trey Lauderdale. “As one of the country’s most technologically advanced hospital systems, it is an honor to be chosen to work with them on adding a mobile solution to their communications.”

About Voalte
Voalte is the only company to provide a fully integrated and dependable clinical communications system that health care professionals want, enjoy and effectively use. Voalte products are designed to be intuitive, high value, mission critical applications running on the latest generation of touch-based smartphones. For more information, visit http://www.Voalte.com or call 941.312.2830.

About University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
UI Hospitals and Clinics has again been recognized as one of the nation’s most wired hospitals by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. This outstanding recognition is the result of the hospital’s strategy to use information technology to enhance patient safety and clinical outcomes. Visit http://www.uihealthcare.org/aboutus/ for more information.

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