Text messaging is one of the fastest growing and widely adopted communication channels in the United States. On average, people check their phones every six-and-a-half minutes, 150 times a day. According to CTIA, it takes 90 minutes for the average person to respond to an email but only 90 seconds to respond to a text message.
West Healthcare has launched at HIMSS16 a communication system designed to automate patient engagement and extend investments in population health, the vendor said.
During more than two decades as a nurse, researcher, and occupational safety and health manager, Peggy Berry, SHRM-SCP, has witnessed—and listened to stories about—countless incidents of workplace bullying.
AT&T is helping 9-1-1 agencies upgrade their older 9-1-1 networks to IP technology. AT&T ESInetTM is a new service that provides public safety a state-of-the-art, robust, and flexible network with call routing services for 9-1-1 agencies.
Today, AT&T announced a new nationwide service designed to accelerate the adoption of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). According to the announcement, AT&T ESInet will be deployed in collaboration with West Corporation (formerly Intrado) to enable IP-based communications that allow 9-1-1 public safety answering points (PSAPs) to route more detailed information more quickly and receive data such as pictures and video. The solution will be available in the second half of 2016.
West Corporation’s trusted platform for school community engagement, SchoolMessenger, today announced the creation of a web-based clearinghouse of materials designed to help school districts improve their understanding of, and compliance with, updated federal regulations for when they communicate with parents.
A coalition of 911 public safety and industry leaders, in cooperation with the National 911 Program and the Next Generation 911 Institute, today announced a nationwide effort to accelerate the implementation of Next Generation 911 (NG911) services by the end of 2020.
A core goal of any healthcare practitioner is to encourage patients to either begin, continue, or cease an action or series of actions. How do you communicate with patients in order to compel them to a specific, pre-determined action? Following are common desired patient actions that can be achieved using the right engagement and activation strategies.
An off-the-grid emergency warning system called Smart Park could give visitors critical information about weather and missing persons.
Last week, we talked about how Gemalto and West Safety Services work together to provide hassle-free, efficient public safety services using IoT. So now, let’s answer some of the key questions that came up in our joint webinar, Building a Smarter Internet of Things.