TXT@WORK: pediatric hospitalists and text messaging.

  title={TXT@WORK: pediatric hospitalists and text messaging.},
  author={Stephanie N. Kuhlmann and Carolyn Rose Ahlers-Schmidt and Erik Steinberger},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  volume={20 7},
BACKGROUND Many studies assess provider-patient communication through text messaging; however, minimal research has addressed communication among physicians. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of text messaging by pediatric hospitalists. MATERIALS AND METHODS A brief, anonymous, electronic survey was distributed through the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine Listserv in February 2012. Survey questions assessed work-related text messaging. RESULTS Of… CONTINUE READING