PT Inquest Episode 148: Text Messaging to Improve Outcomes

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It would be great if we could provide regular, personal follow up communications with our patients but the time commitment becomes huge. But what if you just had a bot send generic patient education text messages? Would that give a sense of connection? Will that improve patient compliance?

A Novel, Automated Text-Messaging System Is Effective in Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Campbell KJ, Louie PK, Bohl DD, et al.
JBJS. 2019;101:145-51. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01505. [Epub ahead of print]

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Matt Hunter

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“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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