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Voalte is an iPhone based clinical communication device used at UIHC. It allows secure, HIPAA compliant texting between caregivers. Voice calls can be made and received from any other phone system. All communication is presence based. The sender can reach out to service provider that is available and can instantly know the status of the message sent (whether it is read or unread) and act accordingly.
Apps like UptoDate and CultureVision are added to Voalte phones. Epic Haiku can be added if requested.  Nurse call bedside alarms and alerts will be delivered to Voalte in the next phase.

At present, Voalte is live on all inpatient units, ED and OR. There are support services like ATC, CMU that use Voalte to reach out to caregivers in inpatient units.

  • Voalte service is delivered through:
    • VoalteOne – Hospital provided shared iPhone devices
    • VoalteMessenger – a program running on your desktop PC. Allows texting to and from other Voalte users
    • VoalteMe – Voalte secure texting app on personal iPhone and Android