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Why careful planning is key in building a mobile strategy

Health Data Management reports on building a mobile strategy across an enterprise and how the role of smartphones has evolved.

They cite that HSS, a 2018 HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence Winner, implemented a standardized clinical care communications platform to address escalating frustration with pagers and other answering services.

At a HIMSS18 educational session in March 2018, experts from HSS discussed testing mobile devices for nurses.

According to Nick Worth, director of operational excellence at HSS, most nurse communications are performed at a desktop and yet they need mobile communication capabilities.

Some key lessons from the HSS presentation include installing touch-down stations to allow for charging of devices and building a solid mobile IT foundation that grows as new needs are identified.

Read the full story at HealthDataManagement.com.