Webinar 10/28/21: How HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Transforms Care Collaboration and Outcomes
Oct21

Webinar 10/28/21: How HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Transforms Care Collaboration and Outcomes

Secure, HIPAA-compliant messaging platforms have clear, measurable benefits for healthcare delivery organizations and help to solve communication problems in hospitals. Efficient communication in healthcare is vital but all too often valuable time is wasted trying to communicate important information to busy healthcare professionals due to the continued use of outdated communication methods such as landlines, faxes, and email. Studies have shown that communication problems in healthcare negatively affect patient outcomes. 70% of treatment delays in hospitals have been traced to miscommunications, and delays in treatment mean longer hospital stays for patients. Inefficient communication costs the healthcare industry millions of dollars each year. Secure, HIPAA-compliant messaging platforms offer a solution. These messaging platforms incorporate the necessary safeguards to ensure they can be used to transmit ePHI to the right people at the right time without violating any provisions of the HIPAA Rules. Phone tag is eliminated, as messages are sent to individuals’ mobile devices, with...

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Webinar: How HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Transforms Healthcare
Dec09

Webinar: How HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Transforms Healthcare

Data show 70% of delays in providing treatment to patients is due to miscommunication, so resolving the problems that result in miscommunication in healthcare is key to improving quality of care, clinical outcomes, and the patient experience. One of the biggest contributory factors to miscommunication is the use of outdated communications systems, which has long been a problem in healthcare. Fortunately, there is a solution that has been shown to greatly improve communication efficiency and reduce the potential for errors and miscommunication – a secure texting platform. To find out more about secure, HIPAA-compliant messaging and how it can make care teams immediately more efficient and effective, we invite you to join this upcoming webinar. During the webinar you will discover how this single change can lead to major improvements in collaboration, save valuable time, decrease costs, and lead to happier staff and patients. The webinar is being hosted by TigerConnect, the leading secure healthcare messaging provider, and will take place on Wednesday, December 9 at 10 a.m. PT / 1...

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HIPAA Compliant Messaging App

HIPAA Compliant Messaging App What is a HIPAA Compliant Messaging App? A HIPAA compliant messaging app is an integral part of a secure messaging solution that can help healthcare organizations and other covered entities comply with the technical requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule. Having a similar interface and providing the same functionality as a commercially available messaging app, a HIPAA compliant messaging app has additional safeguards in place to protect the integrity of Protected Health Information (PHI) and prevent unauthorized disclosure. Messaging apps for HIPAA compliant texting can be downloaded onto any desktop computer or mobile device, making them the ideal replacement for unsecure channels of communication such as pagers, SMS and email – particularly in a healthcare environment that encourages a BYOD policy. What´s Different about Messaging Apps for HIPAA Compliant Texting? From a user point of view, there are few differences between messaging apps for HIPAA compliant texting and commercially available messaging apps. Once logged in, users can send text...

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HIPAA Compliant Instant Messaging

HIPAA compliant instant messaging platforms can revolutionize communication in healthcare environments. In the past few years, use of these new communication tools has grown at an incredible rate and healthcare organizations that have adopted this new method of communication are reaping the rewards. The Instant Messaging Revolution The first instant messaging services were introduced in the late 1990s and proved to be a popular method of communication. With 3G and the growth in use of mobile devices, instant messaging soared in popularity and changed the way people communicate. Today, instant messaging platforms allow users to send text messages, audio, video, and other files free of charge. With figures suggesting 72.2% of individuals in the United States have a smartphone, and the ability to use instant messaging services across a range of different devices, instant messaging really does mean it is possible to communicate with people in an instant, no matter where they are located. Instant messaging apps are easy to use and allow people to get quick answers to questions and share...

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HIPAA Compliant Mobile Messaging

Free Sponsored White Paper 5 Common Secure Messaging Myths Busted How HIPAA-Compliant Mobile Messaging is Revolutionizing Healthcare Click here to download free white paper (PDF, 14 pages, 6.5MB) Sponsored by TigerText This HIPAA Compliance Guide is brought to you through the sponsorship of TigerText. About TigerText TigerText’s encrypted messaging platform keeps healthcare communications safe, improves workflows, and complies with HIPAA regulations. More than 5,000 facilities and four of the top five largest for-profit health systems, including Universal Health Services and Community Health Systems, rely on TigerText to comply with HIPAA and replace unsecured SMS text messaging that leaves protected health and other confidential information at risk. Waterbury Hospital uses TigerText   Hoag Hospital implements TigerText  

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