News : ShoreTel Expands Focus on Healthcare Vertical Industry
Sunnyvale, Calif. , May 6, 2014 – ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR), a provider of phone systems and unified communications solutions, announces a vertical sales program focused on the healthcare industry, with dedicated programs to deliver solutions to hospitals, physician practices and extended care providers.
"Leveraging a client base of close to 1,000 providers across these three segments along with a strong partner/reseller community representing ShoreTel in this vertical, this dedicated program is a natural evolution of our go-to-market sales model," said Shane Harper, director of vertical programs at ShoreTel. "The company now has a formal team in place, and is broadening its reach through a variety of partner enablement and industry activities."
"Electronic health record adoption, utilization measurement, and patient engagement are certainly a few of the top trends within the industry today," said Lance Mehaffey, MHA, healthcare vertical program manager for ShoreTel. "But the more significant driver is clinical transformation. By merging collaboration technologies, care pathways, and human interactions, all provider types can transform how care is delivered and continuously improved. The capabilities of ShoreTel are tightly aligned with these transformative industry initiatives and objectives."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014