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Welcome to the Spokwise Healthcare blog, where we share smart content on healthcare communication and collaboration to keep your wheels turning.

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May
23
Category: Secure Texting
  If your eyes are downcast at your smartphone, there is a pretty good chance someone is finding you rude. Whether you’re texting at the table during dinner, checking the score of the game at a social gathering, or not so discreetly checking…
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May
16
Category: General Healthcare
  A recent IBM Security report found that 2016 was a historic year for data breaches, and the healthcare industry “continues to be beleaguered by a high number of incidents.” And the bigger the organization, the greater the risk—…
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May
07
Category: General Healthcare
It’s National Nurses Week! To celebrate the week and recognize nurses working in the many areas of the healthcare profession, we thought we’d share these fun facts about nurses: 1. There are about as many nurses in the U.S.…
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Tags : nurse, nurses week

May
02
Category: General Healthcare
  In my role with Spok, I have the opportunity to listen to healthcare professionals’ stories about what they think comprises the best hospital communication system possible with today’s technology. I enjoy that type of conversation be…
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Apr
25
Category: General Healthcare
  This week is National Patient Experience Week, an annual event to celebrate the healthcare staff who impact patient experience every day. All Spok customers are focused on improving the patient experience on a daily basis, and one health …
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Apr
19
Category: Mobile Workflows
  “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” This maxim is commonly attributed to management guru Peter Drucker, but it turns out he never actually said it. In fact, his actual view is a little more nuanced: Measure…
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Apr
11
Category: General Healthcare
  Do you remember the classic “Five W” journalism questions?: Who? What? Where? When? Why? They are all questions that are often asked in healthcare, and the industry’s problem is that we often have answers, somewhere. But, ge…
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Apr
04
Category: General Healthcare
  We’ve all been there: You’re lying in bed, and have been for hours. Staring at the ceiling. Tossing. Turning. What are you thinking about? We asked nurses and nurse leaders this question recently in a focus group we hosted at AONE 201…
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Mar
30
Category: General Healthcare
    Today is National Doctors’ Day, a day to recognize the contributions of physicians to the lives of both individual patients as well as the communities they serve. In honor of the day, we sat down with Dr. Colin Banas, chief m…
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Mar
21
  There is a certain amount of magic in a website go-live. After more than a year of detailed planning, designing, and optimizing every page, it all comes down to one moment. At midnight. Yesterday was the old site, and today is the new one. It&rsqu…
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