Text Messaging in Healthcare

HC 450 Herzing University Online Wk 6 Text Messaging in Healthcare Discussion

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Unit 6 Discussion

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Discussion: Unit 6, Due Wednesday by 11:59 pm CT

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Text messaging impacts almost every aspect of our lives. It has been incorporated into advertising, business, and banking. However, what are the risks of texting in healthcare
  • How does this impact disaster recovery?
  • What are the potentials risks from an administrative and clinical perspective?

The AHIMA article below discusses the risks of clinician texting.

The May 2016 Joint Commission article allows clinicians to use texting for additional functionality.

  • The Joint Commission. (2016). Update: Texting orders. Joint Commission Perspectives, 36(5), 15.

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.

The post and responses are valued at 40 points. Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.

Peer Response: Unit 6, Due Sunday by 11:59 pm CT

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Always construct your response in a word processing program like Word. Check for grammar, spelling, and mechanical errors. Make the corrections and save the file to your computer.
  • Find the post that you are going to reply to.
  • Submit your peer response.

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.