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Secure Texting Resources

Six Texting Mistakes Hospitals Make With Consumer Texting Apps

Not all messages are created equal. Care providers need secure texting that integrates with clinical systems and directory/on-call info. Learn the reasons consumer texting apps aren’t hospital grade. Download white paper

Eight Reasons Secure Texting Alone Is Not Enough

Secure texting is important, but communication needs in healthcare have evolved well beyond just texting. Staff need information from dozens of systems to deliver excellent, timely patient care. Download white paper

The 2017 Hospital’s Guide to Secure Mobile Messaging Success

Secure mobile messaging success requires careful alignment among mobile strategies, security initiatives, and the communications ecosystem. The most successful implementations come from planning teams that include members from each of these areas... Download white paper

SPOK’s Fifth Annual Mobility Strategies in Healthcare Survey: Results Revealed

Mobility is the future of healthcare communications, though the particulars of that future remain in flux. Now in its fifth year, Spok’s annual Mobility in Healthcare Survey is starting to reveal some longer-term trends in addition to annual... Download white paper

Pagers vs. Smart Phones: myths, realities and why now is the best time to switch

How many times have you heard that joke inside your hospital? Despite the fact that it’s 2016 and communication technology has advanced way past basic pagers, many hospitals believe that pagers provide an “insurance policy”... View webcast

How Hospitals can Avoid the Biggest Healthcare Communications Mistake

Many healthcare organizations struggle with delayed patient care, frustrated providers, and potential HIPAA breaches as a result of their outdated paging systems, which often rely on one-directional, unencrypted messaging for communications. ... Download white paper

The CIO’s Guide to HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging

The risks associated with sending Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) via unencrypted text messaging are significant, especially given the climate of rising enforcement of compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability... Download white paper