SMS for Healthcare
Using text messaging for telehealth messaging is easy. Upload your list, draft your message on our secure SMS platform, and click send.
Using text messaging for telehealth messaging is easy. Upload your list, draft your message on our secure SMS platform, and click send. You can also send and receive text messages via email with our Email to SMS feature. To automate your SMS communications, consider integrating SMS directly into your app.
SMS Appointment Reminders
Missed appointments cause healthcare practices a loss in revenue. SMS reminders help alleviate this problem.
Remind patients of upcoming appointments
When a patient misses an appointment, it can cause problems for your staff’s schedules. With an open rate of 98%, an SMS reminder system helps reduce no-shows and provides your patients with the opportunity to cancel or reschedule by texting you back from their phones.
Prescriptions and booking appointments
Send reminders via text to your patients about upcoming prescription renewals, appointment bookings for vaccinations, or any other procedure.
Secure 2-Way Messaging
Communicate with clients from a secure two way SMS channel. Burst SMS is a ISO 27001 certified and HIPAA compliant text messaging service.
Directly answering simple questions
2 Way SMS can be used as a line of communication between nurses and patients to resolve simple health questions via text. This will help to clear up any backlogs in your clinic and provide peace of mind for your patients.
Personalized check-in after a procedure
Checking in with patients after they have had a procedure done is a great way of demonstrating your ongoing commitment to their wellbeing. Text messages can be used to send these gentle check-ins to make your patients feel cared for, which improves their trust with your clinic.
SMS Alerts & Notifications
Notifying patients of test results
SMS health alerts are a great way to send routine test results to patients as it saves time and eliminates the need for a follow-up appointment. SMS can also be used as part of the two-factor authentication (2FA) process, enabling patients to easily access their results online.
Promoting products and services
Telehealth Use Cases
Personalize a reminder to the needs of your patient. You can pull the appropriate variable information from your database to ensure that they are taken care of at the right time.
If your health practice specializes in specific treatment types, multiple progress checks may be needed. Set-up a campaign group to represent each progress check practice, and deploy that campaign as per your patient's recovery plan.
Stay on top of this pivotal moment in a patient's recovery plan, by scheduling a post check-up message. This simple message can give your patient peace of mind, or help them plan around the next steps in a more proactive way.
Patient no-shows can vary greatly in the healthcare industry, however often the time - patients have simply forgotten that they made an appointment. It's understandable that emergencies occur, where no-shows happen, but what you can control is sending a simple reminder to give your clients an extra nudge.
Why Burst SMS for
100% SMS Delivery Guarantee
All messages are sent through ON-NET connections to local carriers. No grey routing.
Virtual Mobile Numbers
24/7 x 365 Support
Ease of Use
All our SMS solutions are designed to be easy to use. Choose from an intuitive web interface, REST SMS API, or an extensive selection of integrations to connect with your pre-existing tech stack.