Gartner Research

Technology Overview for Secure Texting for Healthcare

Published: 20 December 2013

ID: G00255561

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon

Summary

Texting is a common activity for the majority of the world's 5 billion mobile phone subscribers. This research outlines how healthcare provider CIOs and IT leaders can make texting secure and useful within the context of healthcare delivery.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Definition
  • Standards
  • Operating Requirements
  • Uses
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
  • Price/Performance
  • Technology Providers
  • Looking Ahead

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