Despite the fact that secure text messaging can help foster a more collaborative environment and increase efficiency, it still has its critics, says CIO Jeff Brown, who discusses the benefits of this technology.
For a CIO, the ultimate goal is to incorporate technology in a way that enables clinicians to spend more – not less – time with patients, says Tom Stafford, who talks about the work his team is doing.
When it comes to preferred communication channels, the evolution was a quick one. Physician adoption of mobile health will take longer, but there are interesting parallels, says Dr. Joe Kvedar of Connected Health.
As clinicians become more tech-savvy and administrators develop a better understanding of technology’s impact, a partnership is taking shape that CIO Matthew Kull hopes will result in improved outcomes.
Although there are obstacles when it comes to incorporating texting into patient care, it’s no reason to close the entire road — especially when the technology plays such a large role in our world, says David Chou.