“Here’s a picture of the gallstones.” App offers text updates during surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem Journal – A new surgical cellphone app introduced to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a cut above the rest. Family members can use the app to receive real-time photos, text messages and video updates from the operating room during their loved one’s surgery.“Before, we would have to send runners or telephone the waiting room. This is virtually instantaneous,” Dr. Wayne Meredith, chairman of surgery at Baptist said Thursday. “The first taste of this has been delicious, and the acceptance by families has been terrific.”

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EASE enables hospital staff with the ability to send secure hipaa compliant texting updates to patient’s loved ones. Increasing patient satisfaction scores and improving patient communication has never been easier.  Now you can send updates throughout a surgery with EASE. To learn more about hospital patient texting systems click here.

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