Texting of Patient Information among Healthcare Providers
***Revised to clarify providers affected by this policy are Hospitals and CAHs***
• Texting patient information among members of the Hospital and CAHs health care team is permissible if accomplished through
a secure platform.
• Texting of patient orders is prohibited regardless of the platform utilized.
• Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) is the preferred method of order entry by a provider.