Publication: Advance Healthcare Network
Ten years after shared smartphones were introduced at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, mobile devices are becoming a mainstay for enabling communications between clinicians. By 2019, 90% of healthcare systems plan significant investments in smartphones and secure unified communications.1
Clinical communication has advanced far beyond the secure texting capabilities of those first smartphones. But what exactly do hospitals want from their mobile communication solutions? More importantly, how can they take advantage of advances in new technology to facilitate timely clinical collaboration, optimize workflows and improve patient care and experiences?