Inefficient communications during critical clinical workflows cost the average U.S. hospital about $1.75 million annually, according to a new report from authentication and access management platform vendor Imprivata and the Ponemon Institute.

The report finds that a significant amount of time is wasted during these workflows, primarily due to the inefficiency of pagers and the lack of adoption of secure text messaging. The report also finds that the use of secure text messaging could reclaim more than half of this wasted time, and minimize the economic loss.

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