KLAS: Top 5 clinical capabilities providers want from smartphones

Jessica Kim Cohen - Print  | 

KLAS Research released its first report on smartphones in the healthcare setting, titled "Clinical Mobility 2018: Leveraging a Smartphone Strategy," in January.

For the report, the health IT research firm surveyed C-suite executives, managers and directors from 115 provider organizations about their smartphone strategies.

Here are the five most-desired smartphone capabilities cited by respondents.

1. Secure messaging: 87 percent

2. EMR mobility: 60 percent

3. Alert/alarm notifications: 42 percent

4. Barcode medication administration: 27 percent

5. Critical lab results: 18 percent

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