May 11, 2015 — Spok Inc. announced the availability of message notifications on the Apple Watch wrist wearable device to enable clinicians to enhance care coordination. The Spok Mobile secure texting app is currently used by numerous hospitals to give users quick access to the organization’s directory, allowing staff to communicate securely through encrypted text, image and video messages. In addition, the app can receive alerts from patient care, nurse call and other monitoring systems to speed response to critical situations.
The Apple Watch gives Spok Mobile app users the ability to receive message notifications today. Now users will know when they have new messages without having to access their iPhone. In the coming months, additional capabilities will be added to further facilitate the incorporation of wearables.
For more information: www.spok.com