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App review: Medic Bleep

Medic Bleep

Quicker communication

Medic Bleep is a secure instant messaging app that enables clinicians to discuss patient care quickly, securely and legally. It looks and feels like WhatsApp, but has been designed especially for the healthcare market to enable staff to communicate with each other securely and safely, and to help speed up conversations between clinicians to increase efficiency.

The app aims to help nurses save the 40% of the time they usually spend trying to update contact details and keep the multidisciplinary team in the loop.

Confidentiality is key to the app, allowing users to securely share case files, x-rays and symptom photos across the multidisciplinary team.

The app also prides itself on safe, secure messaging in contrast to other messaging apps that may not be security-compliant. This allows users to treat patients in a secure way. Cardiff and

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Quicker communication

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Medic Bleep is a secure instant messaging app that enables clinicians to discuss patient care quickly, securely and legally. It looks and feels like WhatsApp, but has been designed especially for the healthcare market to enable staff to communicate with each other securely and safely, and to help speed up conversations between clinicians to increase efficiency.

The app aims to help nurses save the 40% of the time they usually spend trying to update contact details and keep the multidisciplinary team in the loop.

Confidentiality is key to the app, allowing users to securely share case files, x-rays and symptom photos across the multidisciplinary team.

The app also prides itself on safe, secure messaging in contrast to other messaging apps that may not be security-compliant. This allows users to treat patients in a secure way. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has implemented the messenger service in its surgery clinical board. 

Reviewed by Layla Haidrani

Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Also available on Android.

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/medic-bleep-secure-quick-medical/id1109659209?mt=8

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