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Title
Texting of Patient Information among Healthcare Providers
Memo #
18-10-Hospitals/CAHs
Posting Date
2018-01-05
Fiscal Year
2018
Summary
***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.
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