MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With 47 States currently experiencing a flu outbreak; ER Texting was recently featured on Fox News. Jonathan Hunt, of On the Hunt, interviewed Carlos Blanco, business development executive for the company, who spoke about ER Texting's services and the manner it may help patients and hospitals during this trying time.
Also highlighted in the story was ER Texting's client, Miami Children's Hospital® (MCH). The story featured a live demo of the ER Texting campaign implemented by MCH. MCH is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric subspecialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 by U.S. News & World Report.
The video of the news story can be accessed via the following link:
Providing emergency room and urgent care center wait times improves patient satisfaction scores; delivers greater hospital transparency; provides for better patient volume balancing and increased efficiency and ultimately increases patient visits making a significant impact to revenue generation. Posting wait times aligns with consumers' expectations and is a determining factor when selecting a hospital for emergency care.
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About ER Texting
ER Texting provides texting services to hospitals and urgent care facilities that want to post their emergency room wait time and allow consumers to access those times via text message. By virtue of its dedicated and highly recognizable SMS short code 4ER411, ER Texting offers a complete, secure, compliant and integrated texting and marketing platform. ER Texting's clients include, among others: Miami Children's Hospital, Adventist Health System, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Metrowest Medical Center, Lawrence General Hospital, Park Ridge Health, The Hospital of Central Connecticut and Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
For more information on ER Texting and our capabilities, please visit www.ERtexting.com.
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