Using SMS Can Help the Healthcare Industry Streamline Tedious Admin Work
66% of people prefer texting over phone and email. Confirm appointments, communicate schedule changes or send prescription reminders via text
98% of of all received SMS messages are read. Patients and employees may miss calls or ignore email reminders, but they almost always read their texts.
100% of cell phones receive text messages. Your patients don’t have to install any additional app. SMS works every time, on every phone.
Benefits of Using SMS in the Healthcare Industry
Incorporating SMS messaging into your healthcare communication strategy frees up administrative time so you can focus on what really matters—patient care.
Reduce the number of no-shows
Frustrated by missed appointments? Automated text messages will remind your patients to honor appointments and get the care they need.
Send prescription reminders
Medications only work when patients take them. Improve health outcomes by reminding your patients when it’s time to take their prescriptions.
Keep doctors and staff informed
Patients aren’t the only ones who benefit from SMS messages. Use our platform to notify healthcare staff of important schedule changes.
Alert patients of new test results
Get back to your patients with important information ASAP. Send your patients secure links to test results as soon as they’re ready.
Gather feedback from patients
Improve your quality of care by asking patients how your healthcare practice can improve. Our platform makes it easy to send polls and surveys.
Get shifts covered quickly
SMS campaigns help you reach large groups all at once. Let your entire staff know as soon as you need a substitute to cover a shift.
"It is easy to use and efficient. I like how I can send mass texts and tell patients their appointment times."
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Send Patient or Employee Satisfaction Surveys via SMS
Assess and improve your healthcare practice by sharing questionnaires with key stakeholders. Text messages make it easy to send survey links to your entire staff or send automated feedback requests to patients.
Make Schedule Changes Stress-Free
It happens, even doctors and nurses can call out sick. Sudden schedule changes don’t have to be a headache. Send a bulk text to your whole team to find out who’s available. Our platform lets you see every response in one easy-to-use inbox.
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