At the Point of Care and During Transitions of Care
Collaborative communication technologies such as HIPAA compliant texting can have a substantial impact on healthcare, dramatically improving speed, safety, precision and efficiency. The widespread use of smartphones makes communication possible practically anywhere, anytime. Physician use of mobile devices is widespread and growing rapidly. Nearly 90% of American health care workers use their personal phone at work, and 45% of clinicians already use mobile apps to collect data at bedside.