Secure Messaging Featured News

  1. Cybersecurity Report Shows 320% Increase In Hacking Attacks In 2016
    4/3/2017

    Ransomware is now a prominent threat to hospitals. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Text Messaging Boosts Patient Engagement, Improves Outcomes
    3/30/2017

    Texting can keep patients motivated, engaged, and on the road to better health. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. AHA Health Forum Releases List Of Most Wired Hospitals
    7/18/2016

    “Most Wired” hospitals are partnering with other providers to share health data, study found. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Alarms Continue To Desensitize Docs
    7/1/2016

    Frequent alarms from medical technology are overloading physicians and leading to situations that could put patients at risk. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. $4.3 Billion Invested In Digital HIT In 2015
    1/5/2016

    While the number of venture capital-funded deals dropped, the average amount rose. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Residents: Texting Is Preferred Communication
    12/28/2015

    Efficiency and ease of use were two reasons medical residents preferred texting to other forms of communication for in-hospital communication. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. 90% Of Healthcare Institutions Employ Non HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Apps
    11/30/2015

    Consumer-facing apps and services in use are not secure enough to meet regulations. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Providers: Direct Messaging Worth High Costs
    7/17/2015

    Slightly more than half of providers surveyed said direct messaging software is well worth the price tag. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Texting Helps Patients Keep Appointments
    6/9/2015

    A study of Amerigroup Members finds text message reminders improve the likelihood a patient will show up for an annual exam. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Providers Rely Heavily On Old Communication
    4/29/2015

    A survey from communication provider Perfect Serve found healthcare providers are stuck in the past when it comes to communication technologies. By Katie Wike, contributing writer