The Vocera Clinical Workflow Engine reduces the need for additional middleware by enabling the Vocera Communication Platform to operate as a single source for most clinical integrations, including nurse call and patient monitoring. This solution improves the accuracy and efficiency of care team communication and reduces costs for hospitals.
By integrating clinical systems such as patient monitors, nurse call systems and EHRs with the Vocera Clinical Workflow Engine, hospitals can better understand alarm trends per unit and bed, nurse response times, care team workflows, and potential gaps in communication and processes.
This section summarizes the new features in this release.
The following list contains fixes and improvements made to the
The following issues are fixed in CWE 3.1.0:
Whenever the list of supported
You no longer need to restart the services manually in this situation.
Same unit name cannot be added in different sites. (DE8131)
This issue is fixed now as CWE allows adding same unit name in different sites.
The archive log flag under "Cleanup Service Setting" in the CWE admin console is not functional. Regardless of the delete log flag settings (check, uncheck), logs will be deleted; the default is 60 days. Regardless of the archive flag settings (check, uncheck), log files will not be archived. You can manually archive logs every month to preserve the logs before they are deleted. (DE8649)
This issue is fixed now as the archive log flag is working as expected.
Alarm enunciation mapping to modify the text of the message is not supported. This feature does not get used, as the text message is set in the normalizer. (DE8735)
This issue is fixed now as the Alarm enunciation mapping functionality is working as expected.
When in an Active-Active High Availability configuration, if all alarm flow is diverted to only one CWE server, a heartbeat email message will be sent by the second CWE server. (DE9541)
This issue is fixed now as the heartbeat email message is not trigged if one of the two CWE servers is processing the alarms.
When the same bed name is added to different units, the bed name is repeated in Advanced Search. (DE9625)
This issue is fixed now as the unit-wise filter functionality is added in Advanced Search and the bed names are not repeated.
This release includes the following known issues and limitations:
CWE can be configured to use Voice Server SSL at installation time. After installation, a field in the database must be updated to change the SSL configuration. (DE4557)
No error checking is done when entering Roles. Roles should be limited to 50 characters. (DE8070)
Bed lock functionality when changing staff assignments is not supported. (DE8120)
When doing an import of Vocera Staff Assignment, units must have associated staff assignment groups to be imported. (DE8374)
Alerts and alarms are not processed when CWE does not have access to the SQL server database. (DE9543)
This issue is observed when you enable the Acknowledge Previous Alerts From Same Beds or Acknowledge Previous Lower Level Alerts From Same Beds flag. (DE11741)
This issue is seen upon acknowledging a latest alarm from a set of alarms generated for the same bed and reason. (DE11814)