On-Demand Webinar

Healthcare Perspectives on the CMS Patient Texting Order Update

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?

Watch the recording 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
  • Russ Kino, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Providence Saint John’s Health Center
  • Will O’Connor, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, TigerConnect