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September 23, 2021
HL7 standards are important to healthcare interoperability goals and EHR optimization. Read this post to learn more about HL7 standards, including APIs and FHIR.
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September 15, 2021
All nurses know that without the ability to collaborate effectively, our jobs become significantly more challenging. Wasting time digging around for phone numbers or struggling to find an on-call physician is simply not necessary with the technology available to support secure messaging in nursing. These three C’s explore how.
September 8, 2021
Most projects don't deliver the expected value, in part because the internal communication plan fell short. Hit the mark for success with these five steps.
September 2, 2021
How can hospitals and health systems maintain technological advancements while managing costs and business efficiencies? Learn the ROI of the Spok Go® clinical communication and collaboration platform.
August 26, 2021
With their unmatched reliability, convenient size, and low cost, pagers for hospitals have been a messaging staple for decades. In this post, learn more about the types of pagers some of the best hospitals use as part of their device mix.
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August 18, 2021
If you want to gauge the effectiveness of a healthcare system’s communication and collaboration technology, enter a health system as a patient or a family member of a patient. Read a firsthand experience of clinical communication challenges by Shari Medina, MD, vice president of clinical excellence at Spok.
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August 4, 2021
Although the health IT landscape has evolved dramatically since HIPAA was introduced, what hasn’t changed is the ease with which its standards can be violated in the pursuit of delivering patient care. Review these 5 common HIPAA violations in mobile communications and how to avoid them.
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July 28, 2021
How did the best hospitals become great? Vince Kelly, Spok president and CEO, outlines five common characteristics of the organizations ranked on the 2021-22 Best Hospitals Honor Rolls.
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July 22, 2021
The move toward secure communication in healthcare is more essential today than ever before. Learn proven strategies to implement a cloud-based, HIPAA secure messaging solution that ensures end-user adoption.
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July 15, 2021
See Spok Go® secure messaging in action in this dynamic video. Learn how the intuitive user interface helps care teams communicate effectively and efficiently.
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July 8, 2021
Check out these 10 interesting facts about nurses to learn more about nurses in many different areas of healthcare.
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July 1, 2021
See the most popular Spok blog posts of 2021 on topics from nurses week to HIPAA-compliant messaging.