Pathology, Inc. Leverages TigerConnect to Expedite Delivery of Critical Lab Results to Physicians
Oct 15, 2013 TigerText
TigerConnect enables Pathology, Inc. to quickly and securely send critical alerts and lab values to doctors’ mobile devices.
SANTA MONICA, CA (October 15, 2013) – TigerText, the leader in secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise, today announced that Pathology, Inc., the West Coast’s premier women’s health laboratory, has selected the TigerConnect platform to directly deliver critical lab results to doctors’ mobile devices. By using TigerText’s API, TigerConnect, Pathology, Inc. continues to show its commitment to being a forward thinking laboratory that leverages new technology to help its clients better coordinate patient care and improve patient outcomes.
Pathology, Inc. is a full-service laboratory offering both clinical and anatomic pathology testing. With thousands of doctors relying on them daily for critical lab alerts, Pathology, Inc. leverages TigerText’s secure communication network to expedite lab values to its physicians.
TigerConnect integrated seamlessly with Pathology, Inc.’s lab information management system (LIMS) to enable instantaneous delivery of critical lab alerts to doctors, without staff having to making a single phone call. With a dashboard accessible from both mobile devices and the web, Pathology, Inc. can send critical lab alerts directly to doctors’ mobile devices. With delivery and read receipts, TigerText lets Pathology, Inc. staff know when a clinician has received their alert, helping reduce the amount of time spent verifying the doctor received the message.
Recipients without the TigerText app on their phone can still receive lab alerts and access the information via a secure browser. All information sent across the network is encrypted in transit and leverages TigerText’s secure, HIPAA compliant messaging network. The network also complies with the new HIPAA Omnibus rule changes, which went into effect September 23, 2013.
“Pathology, Inc. is committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients,” said Dr. Ron Blum, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Business Development, at Pathology, Inc. “And that includes using the latest technologies to provide important information to help physicians deliver reliable and timely care to their patients. With TigerText, we’ve not only accelerated our report delivery process, but we’re helping bring peace of mind to the doctors and patients who rely on us for rapid communication of critical lab values.”
TigerConnect is fast, simple and easy to deploy. It encrypts all aspects of communications, including photo and file attachments and enables one-to-one communication between systems or among users. TigerConnect seamlessly integrates with LIMS software to help laboratories deliver lab values securely, efficiently, and directly to the ordering physician.
TigerText will be exhibiting at booth #18 at the G2 Lab Institute at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia Oct. 16th – 18th. For more information on how leading organizations like Pathology, Inc. are integrating with TigerConnect, please visit: http://developer.tigertext.com/.
TigerText is the leader in secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise. TigerText’s encrypted messaging platform keeps communications safe, improves workflow and complies with industry regulations. Developed to address the security needs, BYOD policies, and message restrictions in the enterprise, TigerText is committed to keeping mobile communications secure, private and impermanent. More than 3,000 facilities have adopted TigerText, including leading organizations like Adventist Health, the University of Kentucky HealthCare, and Scottsdale Health Partners, which rely on TigerText to combat such challenges as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule changes, comply with industry standards and replace unsecured SMS text messaging that leaves protected health and other confidential information at risk. For more information visit www.tigertext.com, www.facebook.com/tigertext, or www.twitter.com/tigertext.
About Pathology, Inc.
Pathology, Inc. is a full-service provider of anatomic and clinical pathology testing services, with a 30-year foundation in the Women’s Health market. With expertise in molecular and digital pathology, the Company has built a solid reputation for quality and customer service with clients that include OB/Gyns, dermatologists, urologists, gastroenterologists, and family practitioners, as well as surgicenters, endoscopy centers, hospitals, and independent laboratories. Pathology, Inc. is located at three separate facilities; its Torrance headquarters, a second facility in Templeton, CA (Central Coast Clinical Laboratories) and a third laboratory in Wood Dale, IL. All three facilities are CLIA certified and CAP accredited.
Pathology, Inc.’s pathologists, through its association with Affiliated Pathologists Medical Group (APMG), are all board certified and have a variety of multi-specialty interests and expertise, as well as extensive cumulative experience in outpatient pathology. Pathology, Inc. has provided pathology services to physician offices and pathologists for over 25 years.
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