Physicians and nurses regularly communicate about patients via text message, but often these messages are sent using SMS or WhatsApp - despite the..
With a 472-bed hospital and over 50 primary care clinics distributed throughout the Minneapolis, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) depends on their..
Another day, another study confirming what SOME of us have known all along—by utilizing mobile communication applications (such as secure texting) in lieu..
What would healthcare information management and health IT workflow look like today if we focused on automated workflows first, and data second?..
A number of thought-provoking articles lately have observed the (relatively) sluggish adoption rates that secure messaging solutions face in healthcare,..
Structured messaging protocols have come a long way since I first encountered them as a graduate student in a human-computer interaction course. Back..
While the innovation of secure text messaging has been a welcome development in the world of clinical communications, mass adoption still remains..
Hennepin County Medical Center needed a change. As Minnesota's premier Level-1 trauma center, processing more than 21,000 discharges annually, as well..
The 1980s were responsible for a number of contributions to the advancement of technology—Walkmans, VCRs, the Apple II computer, and pagers all laid..
There has been a recent surge in adoption of secure text messaging solutions within healthcare. Pagers and non-secured SMS messaging solutions are being..