West-Com Novus Connect Achieves Certified Integration with Spectralink Versity Smartphone

Press Release from Spectralink Corporation

DENVER, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectralink, a leader in enterprise mobile solutions, and West-Com, a leader in patient safety and clinical workflow solutions, today announce the certification of Novus® Connect, a nurse call solution for acute care facilities, for the Versity enterprise smartphone. Seamless, workflow-driven communications powered by this joint solution ensure rapid response and care team collaboration, while empowering caregivers to deliver more personalized, focused care for their patients throughout the day.

Purpose-built for enterprises, Versity features best in class voice quality and data capabilities that support and enhance mission-critical workflows in a variety of industries. Versity smartphones provide workers with a powerful communication tool that facilitates real-time collaboration, faster decision making and quicker customer responses. Based on the Android™ platform, Versity also provides easy access to applications and resources that enable all employees to do their jobs better. (PRNewsfoto/Spectralink)

"In order to compete amid the growing array of challenges and complexities that define today's healthcare environments, hospitals and other healthcare providers are seeking mobile solutions that can empower staff with better information to elevate patient care while enhancing their efficiency and productivity," said Bill Foster, director Healthcare Business Development for Spectralink. "Spectralink and West-Com address these needs with smarter tools that enable more immediate information exchange among caregivers and better communication between patients and their clinicians, even while away from the bedside."

With the certification of Novus® Connect for the Versity smartphone, healthcare providers can:

  • Quickly and securely respond to patient and family member requests
  • Readily and reliably communicate with care team members to improve care coordination, reduce medical errors, and streamline workflow to maximize direct care time with patients
  • Be more informed and prepared to triage and respond to patient needs, monitoring alerts and other issues throughout the day

Two leading-edge technologies; one exceptional solution
Purpose built for the rigors and requirements of today's healthcare workflows and working environments, the Versity smartphone delivers enterprise-grade performance, superior voice quality, and proven reliability in a durable, slim, lightweight design that is easy to carry and use.

West-Com Novus Connect augments these capabilities with ready access to real-time data that helps clinicians enhance patient care, improve clinical collaboration and drive better outcomes. Deployed through Versity's open Android platform, the Novus Connect mobility application extends the nurse call systems capabilities into the hands of the direct caregivers, allowing them to receive event notifications, callback to patient rooms and collaborate with other caregivers remotely.

"We are extremely excited about this next level of partnership," Larry Peters, Founder and CEO of West-Com. "The Spectralink Versity platform is testing the boundaries of today's enterprise devices, and the certification of our solution on it will give our customers access to the data and teams they need—reliably and securely—while providing room for new services and capabilities that can lead to new levels of success in the future."

Partnering for success: Spectralink AIMS partner program
The successful partnership and joint solution offering of Spectralink and West-Com is just one of many successes made possible through Spectralink's Application Integration and Management Solutions (AIMS). Established in 2014, the AIMS program provides a collaborative environment for partners and Spectralink to work together to integrate and enrich solutions for enterprise customers in key industries such as healthcare.

"Spectralink is proud to support a vast ecosystem of application partners in the healthcare industry through our AIMS partnership program," said Andrew Duncan, VP of Product Management and Technology Solutions at Spectralink. "By working collaboratively with partners like West-Com, we're able to enrich and extend the capabilities of our devices to help healthcare organizations enhance patient care, improve workflow efficiency and fuel workforce productivity."

To learn more about this joint solution and the Spectralink AIMS partner program, visit www.spectralink.com.

About West-Com
West-Com leads the nurse call market with initiative solutions for clinics, acute care facilities, post-acute care facilities and senior living communities. The company is headquartered in Fairfield, California, with a network of over 70 distributors worldwide. West-Com is to dedicated developing systems that advance patient care outcomes, positively contribute to the patient care environment and enrich the lives of patients, family members and healthcare workers. Our scalable solutions are designed to increase patient safety, improve healthcare communication and streamline clinical workflow. For more information, please visit http://www.westcomncs.com/.

About Spectralink
Spectralink leads the enterprise mobility market with industry's most deployed mobility solution portfolio optimized for mission-critical healthcare, retail, manufacturing and hospitality applications. As the enterprises transition to mobile workflows, Spectralink is at the forefront of the industry transformation through its innovative end-to-end mobility portfolio. Designed for challenging RF environments, our mobile solutions enable enterprises to streamline their workflows and deliver a positive customer experience. To protect our customers' investments in UC platforms, we offer the best interoperability in the industry with the leading call control platforms. Since 1990, Spectralink has deployed millions of mobile devices worldwide – providing enterprises with the industry's most reliable, high quality and secure mobility solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.spectralink.com/.

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