Rhonda Collins, the Chief Nursing Officer for Vocera Communications, the leading provider of real-time, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical mobile environments joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Rhonda Collins discuss the following:
- Can you tell us a little about Vocera?
- How does Vocera impact the patient experience?
- Can you describe the secure text messaging capability provided by Vocera and how health care professionals use the technology?
- What is Population Health and how does Vocera enable it?
- What do nurses think about the secure text messaging technology?
- What’s next for Vocera?
Rhonda Collins, MSN, RN, has served as the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Vocera Communications, Inc. since January 2014. As CNO, Ms. Collins is responsible for working with nursing leadership groups globally to increase their understanding of Vocera solutions, share clinical best practices and to bring their specific requirements to Vocera's product and solutions teams.
Prior to joining Vocera, Ms. Collins was vice president and business manager for Fresenius Kabi, USA, responsible for the launch of the company’s Intravenous Infusion Pump in the U.S. and led the American Nurse Project, elevating the voice of nurses across the country. Through her previous experience at Masimo Corporation as vice president of nursing and Baylor University Medical Center as vice president, woman and children’s services, Ms. Collins has deep experience maximizing market share and profitability while building on best clinical and business practices.
Collins holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Texas Tech University; a Master’s in Science Nursing Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Registered Nurse.