Intro to Mobility
Welcome to the mobility site of Boston Children's Hospital. Here you will find resources for clinicians, researchers and BCH employees to use mobile devices for everything from patient care to productivity and education. Please have a look around and let us know if there are things you would like to see here
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We are pleased to announce that TigerText is now available for anyone at Boston Children’s Hospital to use for secure text messaging. TigerText is a free app that can be downloaded to your Android or iOS device (iPhone/iPad) as well as accessed from any web browser.
TigerText is HIPAA complaint and can be a very useful tool for quick two-way communications among individuals as well as groups. This is an approved and secure method for protected health information to be sent via text messages, images, videos, and audio recordings easily among BCH employees. Users can see when their messages are delivered and read to ensure proper message receipt.
Quick download instructions can be found HERE.
Username: BCH email address (email@example.com)
Password: BCH password
- Android (please note that correct app to download is "tt" icon, however tutorial videos show the same functionality with the yellow app)
1.Make sure you connect to BCH Wifi for more reliable message delivery.
2.Place the TigerText app on your mobile device’s front page.
3.Use a picture of yourself as your profile image to ensure correct sender/receiver.
4.To remain HIPAA compliant, use the camera within TigerText for photos & videos.
5.As the number of users grow, it is best for now to ensure the person you are texting is an active user on TigerText before starting a conversation. If they are not, they will receive a secure message via their Children’s email instead of on the mobile app.
6.Do not use standard text messaging for anything containing protected health information (more details here: Boston Children's Text Messaging Policy).
Choosing your device
|A comprehensive comparison for all iPad models with technical specifications.
||A comprehensive comparison for all iPhone models with technical specifications.
|| A comprehensive comparison for all iPod models with technical specifications.
|| Website for Apple Product discounts for all BCH employees. You can provide your BCH email address when purchasing in person and online.
Getting started with your new iPad? Take a look at our Pinterest boards to see how to make best use of it at work.
Setting up your iPad
Here are some basic pointers to get out off the ground and moving.
|How to Understand iPad Terms: A comprehensive glossary of frequently used terms to help a new user become familiar with their new iPad iOS device.
||Add contacts to your email VIP list in iOS 6
|| How to connect an iPad to CITRIX
||How to Set up BCH WI-FI on your iPad or iPhone
Using your iPad at BCH
Learn more about how to best use your iPad at Boston Children's Hospital by checking out our favorite core apps, productivity apps, and the best apps specifically designed for medical professionals.