News : Spok and Softcat Partnership Enables More Efficient Workflows for NHS Trusts
Leeds, England, Dec 17, 2015 -- Spok, Inc. announced that it has partnered with Softcat plc to enable NHS organisations to enhance efficiency and safety with better staff communications. With this partnership, Softcat will deepen its product portfolio by offering technology from Spok to improve processes such as clinical alerting, critical test result delivery, patient alarms, nurse call alerts, secure messaging, and on-call roster management. The partnership also allows Softcat to offer Spok’s solutions and services through approved government framework contracts.
"We are delighted to have a strong, IT brand like Softcat as a strategic healthcare partner in the UK as we start a new chapter in our channel partner program here at Spok," said Steven Armstrong, Spok’s regional vice president - EMEA. Together we will be able to equip NHS hospitals with unified critical communication solutions that enable caregivers to improve efficiency, deliver cost savings, and ultimately, improve patient outcomes."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. SPOK, -0.88% is proud to be a leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries. We deliver smart, reliable solutions to help protect the health, well-being, and safety of people around the globe. More than 125,000 organisations worldwide rely on Spok for workflow improvement, secure texting, paging services, contact centre optimisation, and public safety response.
Softcat is a Marlow-based IT infrastructure provider founded by Peter Kelly in 1993. Martin Hellawell is the CEO. Colin Brown is the current managing director. It has UK offices in Bristol, London, Manchester, Leeds and Marlow.
Published: Monday, December 21, 2015