Healthcare SMS Solutions & Medical Alerts
The healthcare sector is all about efficient and timely communication between patient and provider. Find out how you can use SMS healthcare solutions.
Run Educational Campaigns
Raise awareness of certain diseases, or run educational campaigns regarding public health.
Send Reminders to Patients
Schedule SMS medical reminders to help patients take their medicine at the right time.
Avoid Missed Appointments
SMS alerts have been shown to reduce the number of missed doctor and dental appointments.
SMS Templates for the Healthcare Industry
Raise awareness and improve communication with our cost-effective SMS templates.
Medical report notifications
Medical reports via SMS
Scheduling via SMS
ER wait time update
Key Benefits of SMS Healthcare Solutions
The healthcare sector is just beginning to tap into the capabilities of text messaging solutions.
Help patients in real-time
SMS medical alert systems make it possible for patients to receive help in the nick of time. Two-way SMS can also be used to send status updates until qualified help can intervene.
Reduce working hours
Text messages allow healthcare personnel to read and respond at a convenient time. This ultimately leads to more focused work and fewer work hours.
Provide vital results on the go
Medical SMS can be used to provide quick links to MRI results, laboratory parameters, genotyping and other useful information for each vital consultation.
Free up vital funds
Missed appointments, cancellations and hundreds of phone calls can severely impact a clinic’s finances. Healthcare SMS solutions, which are incredibly affordable, will free up much-needed medical funds.
Improve patient-doctor relationships
On his road to recovery, a patient must trust that his physician is focused on his wellbeing. Such trust can be nurtured with the help of, targeted text-messaging systems.
Reduce wait times
The only thing that is worse than waiting in line is having to wait in line when you are sick. Medical text alerts and reminders make it possible for healthcare facilities to inform patients about exact waiting times in real-time.
SMS Solutions for Healthcare & Medical Emergencies
Mobile messaging makes perfect sense for the healthcare sector because it has a universal reach and the highest response rates among all communication channels.
Zapier SMS Integrations
Integrate SMS into your favorite reservation apps with a “no coding required” solution and the help of Zapier business tools.
Auto-responders can be used to extend help during a medical emergency, to profile patients, to organize contacts and much more.
Instantly send educational materials, lab results, and SMS medical condition updates as attachments with only a few clicks.
Scheduled Text Messages
Send texts at the right time and schedule recurring health SMS for subscription renewals or medication reminders and alerts.
Desktop & Mobile Apps
Sync all your SMS medical alert systems with one dashboard that is available on PC, as desktop software, or on mobile phones.
Two-Way SMS Chat
Display healthcare texts as SMS chat and quickly access your conversation history to send targeted offers or to provide help.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you planning on integrating healthcare SMS solutions into your workflow?
Take a look at some frequently asked questions, before you get started.
TextMagic allows you to send long text messages, up to 918 characters long. If this isn’t enough, you can also attach documents with medical information as SMS attachments. Another option is to publish educational material on your site and forward it as a short link via text. You can even automate texts whenever one of your posts goes live.
We recommend segmenting your audience into relevant groups to reduce monthly campaign costs. Organize your lists according to different parameters (e.g., disease type, age, medical history, etc.) and send targeted texts to them.
Profiling patients can be done with concise SMS polls and automation rules that assign them to a list based on their responses.
NHS England managed to reduce its medical appointment DNA (did-not-attend) rates by 20% and save 750,000 pounds in one year by rescheduling on time. Furthermore, 50% of their canceled appointments were rescheduled via SMS. 91% of study respondents said they would be open to last-minute appointments.
Automating doctor appointments via SMS isn’t tricky, and it can be extremely beneficial for your hospital’s budget and internal flow. Here’s how you can automate reminders with SMS and update your booking calendar automatically:
Step #2: Navigate to the Zapier Integrations page. TextMagic integrates with hundreds of apps, including some of the most popular calendar and booking apps (e.g., BookingKoala, Lucid Meeting, Calendly, YouCanBook.me, etc.). Select your favorite app.
Step #3: Start defining a rule between TextMagic and your booking/calendar app to send out your health SMS appointment reminder automatically. Each app has unique triggers and actions that you can configure. You can send updates for every change made to the appointment or manage your contacts based on their responses.
Step #4: Configure additional rules for managing your booking calendar based on a user’s response.