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  • TigerText Announces Launch of its Next Generation HIPAA Compliant Secure Messaging Application with University of Louisville as its first University Partner.

    April 23, 2012 (Santa Monica, CA) – TigerText, Inc., the #1 leader in secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise, is pleased to announce the next generation release of its text-messaging application – “TT2”. TT2 introduces several enhanced product features that increase efficiency, security, and user experience, reinforcing its position as the market leader for secure, real-time healthcare communication. Among the first to use TT2 is the University of Louisville, which has recently become the first University to join the company’s rapidly growing list of clientele who are adopting its cutting-edge solution.

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  • Health IT Attracts Venture Capital

    By:  John Pulley | April 20,  2012 (Featured on Nextgov)

    Health IT companies are raking it in, flush with revenue from the sales of electronic health records as well as inflows of venture capital, according to the latest quarterly report from Dow Jones VentureSource.

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  • Venture Investment In Health IT: A Bright Spot

    By: Zina Moukheiber | April 20, 2012 (Featured on Forbes)

    In sharp contrast to an 18 percent drop in overall venture investment in the first quarter of 2012, health IT companies raised $102 million — a 75 percent increase over the same period last year, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. The main drivers continue to be government subsidy of electronic health records, and the move toward so-called accountable care organizations, which reward hospitals and doctors based on patient outcomes.

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  • Investors Pump $100M Into Mobile Health in Q1

    By: Brian Dolan | April 17, 2012 (Featured on Mobi Health News)

    This week MobiHealthNews published its first quarterly report of 2012 — Mobile Health: State of the Industry Q1 2012. This edition actually marks the tenth “State of the Industry” report that MobiHealthNews has published since we began distilling our coverage into reports at the end of 2009. As always, it includes a roundup of the most important mobile health moves made by healthcare providers, health plans, mobile operators, pharma companies and others during the past three months.

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  • TigerText Nabs $8.2 Million to Secure Health Text Messages

    By: Brian Dolan | February 3, 2012 (Featured on Mobi Health News)

    TigerText, which offers secure mobile messaging to healthcare companies, announced an $8.2 million round of funding led by Easton Capital and New Science Ventures. This second round of funding brings the company’s total backing to more than $10 million.

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  • Providers Are on the Prowl for Secure Texting

    By: Jennifer Dennard | February 13, 2013 (Featured on Healthcare IT News)

    During my last visit to the dentist, my dental hygienist lamented to me that whenever she has young children in her chair, she can barely make eye contact with them or engage them in conversation because of their constant texting…

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  • TigerText Investment to Tighten Up Messaging Security

    By: Nicole Lewis | February 9, 2012 (Featured on Information Week)

    TigerText Inc., a provider of security software for text messaging used by physicians on their mobile devices, recently announced that it received $8.2 million in venture capital investments, bringing the company’s total backing to more than $10 million.

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  • TigerText secures more than $8 million in new funding, adds veteran life-sciences and technology investors to its board

    TigerText secures more than $8 million in new funding, adds veteran life-sciences and technology investors to its board Feb. 2, 2012 (Santa Monica, CA) — TigerText Inc., the leading provider of secure mobile messaging for healthcare enterprises, has completed a second...

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  • TigerText Introduces New Mobile Privacy Network

    TigerText has introduced new texting technology for smartphones, which allows senders anywhere in the world to determine how long their communication lives on the Network, along with the mobile devices of both sender and recipient.

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  • In Face of JCAHO Ban of Physician Texting TigerText Says, “Yes You Can”

    November 17, 2011 (Los Angeles) – The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), which provides accreditation for more than 19,000 hospitals, this week said it was “not acceptable” for medical professionals to communicate patient information via text message. TigerText, the global leader in private and controlled mobile messaging applications and platform solutions, hailed the decision by JCAHO as a firm step toward stopping doctors, nurses, and hospitals from the dangerous HIPAA violations often associated with unsecured messaging.

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  • Physician and Hospital Texting Is on the Rise

    October 12, 2011 (Los Angeles) – Physicians and hospital staffs are using smartphones in ever-increasing numbers. In a survey of customers, TigerText, the leader in HIPAA compliant mobile messaging, has found that 73% of physicians are sending work-related text messages.

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  • HIPAA Texting: Safe, Easy, and Compliant

    September 21, 2011 (New York) – The Institute for Health Technology Transformation has announced it will be conducting a webinar to educate health care professionals and managers about the dangers of non-HIPAA compliant text messaging and the ways that both hospitals and physicians can protect themselves without sacrificing convenience and speed –or patient PHI. The webinar is titled “HIPAA Texting – What Are You and Your Hospital Doing?” and will take place on Sept. 27, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. EST.

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