University Health System chooses Spok to improve communications for 1,600 clinicians

Spok announced that University Health System (UHS), a nationally recognized academic medical center and network of outpatient healthcare centers in San Antonio, Texas, has selected its enterprise suite of communication solutions. The Spok on-call scheduling, secure texting, critical test results management, and hospital call center solutions will allow the rapidly growing organization to increase staff efficiency and enhance secure communications. As part of the rollout, UHS plans to provide the Spok Mobile secure texting app to 1,600 physicians and residents.

“Doctors constantly need to talk to each other,” said William Phillips, chief information officer, UHS. “In today’s healthcare environment the demand is growing for secure communication on a variety of devices. We needed a secured, protected communication solution for our physicians.”

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