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New voice-activated communicator improves patient care at Orillia hospital

News | 12/04/2006 5:00 am EST

Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital seems quaint when compared to large health networks across the country. Orillia’s 235-bed hospital, about an hour north of Toronto, employs approximately 1,000 staff. Their revolutionary communication system, however, sets them apart. Vocera Communications Inc.’s new communications system enables 400 staff to communicate with one another instantaneously, and hands-free.

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