The last time you saw someone using a pager to communicate, you probably thought to yourself, the ‘90s called and they want their technology back.

Such is the case in many hospital settings, where clinicians are still using outdated forms of technology for communications despite response time being of utmost importance. Hospital IT leaders need to better understand the ever-mobile occupational needs of doctors and nurses to equip medical professionals with the proper technology, which ultimately leads to better patient outcomes.

And there’s good news: upgrading to smartphones and wearables now provides real-time, secure communication in hospital settings for clinicians. Smarter communications can help improve care and reduce confusion among staff, so there’s no need to waste minutes when every second of a patient’s care matters.

Is your approach to clinical communications stuck in the dark ages? There’s a smarter way — learn more here.