Industry Voices — From pagers and fax machines, healthcare moves slowly to modern communications

Originally posted in FierceHealthcare

Communication is happening everywhere in healthcare — at every handoff and patient interaction, information is being exchanged. Unfortunately, many healthcare professionals are using less than ideal tools for said communication. An estimated 85% of hospitals still rely on pagers, while fax machines account for about 75% of all medical communication.

This article takes a look at the slow transformation occurring in healthcare and the steps that need to be taken to accelerate the path to a more efficient and modern communication model. Link to full article here.