USA Mobility Changes Name to Spok

USA Mobility, Inc., including Amcom Software and USA Mobility Wireless, announced a new corporate name, Spok (pronounced “spoke”) was effective July 8. “We believe our new corporate name reflects the significant changes our company has undergone in recent years,” said Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer, “and will better define the strategic direction we are pursuing toward a successful future. Why Spok? Because it evokes an integral part of a greater whole, like the spokes of a wheel, each supporting the other and the overall network. It’s about movement, strength, reliability, and speed – all the things needed in your critical communications. After all, a closed loop is what it’s all about.”

Spok delivers communication solutions to help protect the health, well-being, and safety of people around the globe, providing more than 125,000 organizations worldwide with solutions for workflow improvement, secure texting, paging services, call center optimization, and public safety response. Dependable critical communications are paramount for individuals in healthcare, public safety, and a host of other industries Spok serves.

In short, the company’s technology is used by people who save lives. Whether these customers are doctors treating patients or emergency operators responding to a critical event, having quick and easy access to the information they need to assess a situation is essential. Spok is a leader in critical communications, and its solutions are accessible from a variety of mobile devices to help ensure information is delivered when and where it matters most.

“Speed, accuracy, and reliability are essential for communications in any industry, and we now enjoy a hard-won position of leadership in the critical communication space,” said Kelly. “Our new name and brand positions us for an exciting future as we innovate solutions backed by decades of experience in helping organizations respond quickly when seconds count.”

[Posted by Peter DeHaan for AnswerStat magazine, a medical healthcare publication from Peter DeHaan Publishing Inc.]