Lightweight, mobile E-mail for intra-clinic communication

  title={Lightweight, mobile E-mail for intra-clinic communication},
  author={Richard Acuff and Lawrence M. Fagan and Thomas C. Rindfleisch and Benajmin J. Levitt and Paul M. Ford},
  journal={Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association. AMIA Fall Symposium},
We have developed a mobile messaging system designed for use in the clinic setting. The system is designed to facilitate quick, informal, interactions that occur in a clinical setting, e.g., requests for assistance or information. The system includes safeguards to make sure that the sender of a message is aware if a message is not read in a timely fashion. Evaluation of the system shows message delivery was about 50% slower than our target of 30 seconds. Although the mobile device used is… CONTINUE READING
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