Webinar

Healthcare Perspectives on the CMS Patient Texting Order Update

  • June 13, 2024
  • 10:00 am PST

Hospitals Can Now Text Patient Orders with Secure Platforms: What You Need to Know

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its policy, allowing hospitals to use secure texting platforms for transmitting patient orders. This is a significant change from the previous stance prioritizing CPOE (Computerized Provider Order Entry).

While this offers exciting possibilities for improved communication and efficiency, it also raises questions for healthcare organizations. How can we balance efficiency and still prioritize patient safety?

Join our exclusive fireside chat featuring Russ Kino, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, and Will O’Connor, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at TigerConnect.

Join this session on June 13 at 10:00 AM PT to gain valuable insights on:

  • Interpretations and implementation challenges surrounding the new CMS texting order policy.
  • Balancing efficiency and patient safety with practical strategies for hospitals.
  • Considerations for adoption and adding guardrails
SPEAKERS:
  • Russ Kino, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Providence Saint John’s Health Center
  • Will O’Connor, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, TigerConnect