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Department of Defense Awards Significant Contracting Vehicle for Vocera Solutions


Communications, Inc.
(NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical
communication and workflow solutions, announced today that the
Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a Single Award Task Order
Contract (SATOC) to Government Marketing and Procurement (GMP), the
reseller for Vocera in federal markets.

The SATOC is a contracting vehicle that outlines the terms and
conditions for delivery, installation, configuration, engineering,
furnishing, and hardware testing of wireless hands-free communication
technology to the Defense Health Agency (DHA), which is responsible for
providing medical services to the DoD. All three military branches can
leverage this contract to easily purchase Vocera solutions.

"By utilizing Vocera technology to improve clinical communication and
enhance mobility through greater responsiveness and more bedside care,
DHA is improving the quality of care it delivers to the nation's
military family worldwide," said Travis Kuykendall, GMP executive vice

The SATOC process is used by federal agencies to simplify and expedite
purchasing within the Military Health System. GMP was chosen to be the
sole provider of the Vocera wireless hands-free communication

"Vocera is proud to be the provider of hands-free communication systems
to the DHA," said Brent Lang, president and CEO at Vocera. "Earning this
contract is an impressive accomplishment and required the Vocera system
meet several stringent federal requirements for security and
interoperability. Having this contract in place will streamline the
purchasing process with the DHA."

The Vocera communication system is the standard across U.S. Army Medical
Command (MEDCOM) facilities worldwide. Proven to help care teams reduce
steps and save valuable time, this communication system integrates with
more than 140 operational and clinical systems, including electronic
health records, nurse call systems, physiologic monitors and real-time
location systems.

About Vocera

The mission of Vocera Communications, Inc. is to simplify and improve
the lives of healthcare professionals and patients, while enabling
hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency. In
2000, when the company was founded, we began to forever change the way
care teams communicate. Today, Vocera continues to offer the leading
platform for clinical communication and workflow. More than 1,700
facilities worldwide, including nearly 1,500 hospitals and healthcare
facilities, have selected our solutions for team members to text
securely using smartphones or make calls with our hands-free, wearable
Vocera Badge. Interoperability between Vocera and more than 140 clinical
and operational systems helps reduce alarm fatigue, speed up staff
response times, and improve patient care, safety and experience. In
addition to healthcare, Vocera is at home in luxury hotels, aged care
facilities, nuclear facilities, libraries, retail stores and more.
Vocera makes a difference in any industry where workers are on the move
and need to connect instantly with team members and access resources or
information quickly. In 2017, Vocera made the list of Forbes 100 Most
Trustworthy Companies in America. Learn more at,
and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.

Vocera® and the Vocera logo are trademarks of Vocera Communications,
Inc. registered in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other
trademarks appearing in this release are the property of their
respective owners.

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