12 April 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates --(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Spok, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with Medical Solutions and Services (MSS) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to enable healthcare organisations to enhance patient safety and improve staff communications. Through this partnership, MSS broadens its solution portfolio by offering Spok® solutions including clinical alerting, alarm monitoring, and secure communications.

"Saudi Arabia is the largest emerging market for healthcare in the Middle East, and partnering with a prominent healthcare services and solutions provider like MSS allows us to increase our strategic presence in the region," said Steven Armstrong, Spok's regional vice president - EMEA.

The number of beds in Saudi Arabian hospitals is expected to double over the next few years due to increased investment in new and existing facilities. The Spok solution portfolio allows MSS to deliver critical communication systems to these hospitals and to organisations in many other verticals, where information, notification, and workflow efficiency is paramount.

"In such a fast-growing and complex industry, it is crucial to partner with market leaders like Spok that can really add value to our business proposition," said Husam Darraz, managing director - MSS. "Our strong market presence, skilled team of professionals, and the smart and reliable communication solutions from Spok allow us to deliver comprehensive, innovative, and price-competitive healthcare services throughout the country."

About MSS
Medical Solutions and Services (MSS) is an independent healthcare business entity of Zamil Group. Zamil Group has 90 years of experience in more than 60 business sectors in Saudi Arabia in addition to the Middle East and Turkey. MSS provides results-oriented healthcare services to university hospitals, the Ministry of Health, military hospitals, government hospitals, and private hospitals.

To learn more about MSS, visit www.msshealth.com

About Spok
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPOK), is proud to be a leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries. We deliver smart, reliable solutions to help protect the health, well-being, and safety of people around the globe. Organisations worldwide rely on Spok for workflow improvement, secure texting, paging services, contact centre optimisation, and public safety response. When communications matter, Spok delivers. Visit us at www.spok.com/emea or find us on Twitter @Spok_EMEA.

Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc.

*source: ME NewsWire

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