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Six Lessons Learned as Hospitals Journey to Smartphone Utopia

White Paper Published By: BlackBerry
BlackBerry
Published:  Aug 02, 2010
Type:  White Paper
Length:  6 pages

There is a communications revolution occurring in hospitals today. With highly mobile staff members and the increasing use of smartphones, new ways to share and act on information abound. Yet despite these technology changes, the need for fast, accurate messaging remains crucial to maintain patient safety at all times.

Hospitals that have replaced pagers with smartphones have learned important lessons. As more hospitals incorporate smartphones and they become the standard, it’s important to consider these realizations to ensure a smooth transition over the long run. Because at the end of the day, the goal is to get the right message to the right person on the right device at the right time.



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