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Arnot Health uses secure texting to slash ED door-to-floor times by 36 percent

August 9, 2018, 12:35 pm by Healthcare IT News

A new communication process in the emergency department helped the hospital reduce the time it took a patient to get to their new unit by almost half an hour.

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Healthcare IT News : August 15, 2018, 9:25 am
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Healthcare IT News : August 15, 2018, 8:41 am
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Is FDA doing enough to support medical device security?
Healthcare IT News : August 15, 2018, 6:53 am
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