Pagers have been an essential part of healthcare for a long time. They have fundamentally changed how healthcare workers communicate with one another, but with continual technological advances being made, and new capabilities offered by smartphones and mobile devices, pagers are becoming a thing of the past. The efficiency offered by these new devices far surpasses that of pagers, and offers a new level of security and accountability that is crucial for HIPAA compliance.
This week's guest post comes courtesy of Sophorn Chhay, from Trumpia. Chhay highlights how invaluable messaging has become for healthcare and how it can promote patient engagement.