Sending an SMS to an individual patient

Within Vision+ you can send a free-text SMS message to an individual patient.

To send an SMS text message:

  1. Open Consultation Manager and select your patient.
  2. Either:
    • Select SMS Message from the Vision+ drop-down on the floating toolbar:

    • From the Windows Notification Area, right click Vision+ Vision+ Icon in Notification Area and select SMS Message:

  3. Type your message in the SMS message template screen.

  4. If the patient has a blank, invalid or has declined SMS messages you see the following prompt:

  5. If successful the patient sees the following message:

  6. An appropriate Clinical Term records in the patient's record when a text message is sent via this method:

  7. The message content is recorded in the comments:

View the following video to see how to send a free-text SMS Message to a patient:

 

Sending a Free-text SMS Message (0:40)

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