Tag: text messaging

Interactive text messaging software enabling you to communicate, engage, and collect data more efficiently.

Mobile Messaging News: Mobile Trends, Truth in Texting, Teen Customer Service Text Messaging

BRDSNBZ NORTH CAROLINA TEXT LINE FOR TEENS Shift NC powers a wonderful “warm line” for teens and young adults via text messaging. From their website: “The BrdsNBz North Carolina Text Line provides confidential, factually accurate answers to sexual health questions via text message. A young person simply texts a question, and a trained health educator…
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8 Reasons to Research Client Feedback With Mobile Phone Surveys

Before you next seek client satisfaction feedback at your agency or private practice, take a look at these eight reasons to consider using mobile phone surveys. 1. Wide Availability – With an estimated 6.8 billion mobile subscriptions at the end of 2012 at an equivalent to 96% of the world population, there is no denying…
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The Text to Screen App That Isn’t an App at All

Every successful event does one thing: it gets the audience’s attention and keeps it. What better way is there to do this than by asking for their participation to help guide the event? This may sound like the proverbial “easier said than done” advice, but it can be accomplished easily with a text to screen…
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7 Tips to Use Text Messaging to Make Your Next Event the Most Successful One Yet

Events are all about communication, and when your business hosts one, be it a meetup or full-blown conference, the success of it lies in how well you can communicate and hold your audience’s attention. What better way to accomplish that than by placing yourself in their hands? Here, we will give you seven ideas to…
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6 Ways to use Text Messaging, the New Audience Response System for Events

6 Ways to use Text Messaging, the New Audience Response System for Events Audience response technology has come a long way from the clickers of yesteryear. Today they are versatile tools that can be effective in a myriad of applications, and through the power of software as a service (SaaS) and text messaging, it is…
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How to Have a More Effective Meeting Using Text Messaging

Meetings are a crucial aspect of any business, as they allow to exchange ideas and bring up any issues that might exist. Because meetings are so crucial to a company you want to ensure that you are making them as engaging as possible and allow attendees to freely express themselves. By making meetings as engaging…
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4 Studies in Favor of Using Mobile Phones in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a highly effective therapy used to treat or alleviate everything from smoking cessation to anxiety disorders. Recent research has investigated how mobile phones could be utilized in CBT with some very promising observations. A community health center incorporated mobile phones as part of a 12 week anti-obesity weight loss program…
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5 Reasons Texting With Counselors Could Reduce Anxiety

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Those suffering from anxiety, including anxiety attacks, panic disorder, social anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, or even just an especially stressful period, could often use help in managing the anxiety more promptly. Here are 5 reasons that being able to text counselors could be an answer to improving the anxiety. 1. Immediate Help – Texting could…
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Text Messaging News: Beginning today, just text for train ticket, Aid Workers Turn to Text Messaging to Improve Food Aid Delivery to Refugees in the Western Sahara, Text Messaging Remains Vital to Businesses: Survey

Text messaging is always something many believe to be a private matter, and with a new system put in place by Watsonville police, crime-stoppers have managed to take advantage of that line of privacy. Text messages will go through a third party system and then arrive to any police officers on patrol. This new line…
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Mobile Health News: Patients open to app prescriptions, The new age of cardiology: Heartbeats turn digital at country’s first paperless hospital, Mobile broadband revolutionizing how doctors save lives

This is certainly exciting news. Dr Sajid Hakim, head of the cardiology department at Indus hospital has described what many are starting to call the first “paperless hospital” The Karachi-based hospital has integrated mobile right into the heart of the doctors’ daily work routines, and doctors will now be able to see important information about…
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Text Messaging News: How to Improve Post-Sales Support through Mobile, Healthy heart a smartphone away, How smartphones are making customer care hi-tech

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Smartphone apps automating customer care work with analytics, reducing workload on staff Because of the connectedness of smartphone technology, it becomes extremely easy to send, share and view files across large groups of people when everybody has a smartphone in their hand. Enterprises in India are taking advantage of this by offering statistics and information…
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Text Messaging News: Health reminders by text, Emergency text messages a click away after city implements system, Hospital offers parents digital updates on their preemies

Emergency text messages a click away after city implements system

Health reminders by text mHealth doesn’t have to be all about radical new technology and brand new shiny smartphones. Something as simple as a text message that can be sent to a cheap mobile phone could be considered mHealth, and a text messaging mHealth campaign in Southland and Otago is already on a roll. Those…
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Mobile Health News: Making It Easier For Patients and Physicians, ECG into your mobile, Health App Lets Doctors Offer Advice Via Mobile

Health App Lets Doctors Offer Advice Via Mobile As mhealth emerges, there is no doubt that we’ll hit a few snags that may cause issues and problems along the way, but there is also no doubt that mhealth could prove to be a very handy tool for our every day lives. A group of doctors…
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Text Messaging News: Texting program targets new moms, Health messages to be sent via cellphone, LAUSD Students Share HIV/STD Statuses Via Text Message

Texting program targets new moms A new texting program gives tips and information for new upcoming mothers to ensure that they have the best start they need to looking after their first baby. It can be a daunting process, and any help that a mother can get is often needed. The new texting program aims…
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mHealth News: Mobile phone health schemes ‘could save Europe €200 billion’, EHRs could use an infusion of mobile technology, Canadians eager for more virtual, mobile healthcare solutions

Apps like Bant (shown above), a free app under development by the University Health Network in Toronto, allow Type 1 diabetes patients monitor their blood sugar levels to help manage their condition.

Mobile phone health schemes ‘could save Europe €200 billion’ Not only can mhealth be convenient for both patients and doctors, but it could also prove to be very cost worthy too. This article by the Telegraph states that mobile phone health schemes could save Europe 200 billion euros. The savings are for many reasons but…
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