RingCentral exhibited at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Chicago last week.  There was quite a buzz about deepening connectivity and engagement with patients through telemedicine to improve response times, outcomes, and patient satisfaction.  That’s no surprise since a recent Medical Economics article described how the telehealth market will grow at an annual compounded rate of 18.5% through 2018 due to the needs of an aging worldwide population and the continued rise of mobile device use across the globe. A recent HIMSS provider survey reported that: 83% use mobile technology to facilitate patient care 41% prescribe medications via mobile devices 31% communicate with patients via

disaster recovery
When disaster hits businesses the speed of disaster relief can be hampered by a number of factors. Transport and public health issues can be compounded by a lack of, or damage to, critical infrastructure. Telephony is one such critical infrastructure, which explains why so much work is done to maintain communications in disaster hit locations. Possible Consequences Unless they have a robust continuity plan in place, businesses hit by natural or manmade disasters can be left unable to fully function for days or even weeks at a time. How are staff to get to work? Is there an alternative office

tecta america
We are pleased to announce that Tecta America has integrated RingCentral’s phone system into its business. Tecta America is a national company with over 2500 employees. As the premier roofing contractor in the United States their offerings include installation, repair, emergency damage response, sustainability options and more. With operations from coast to coast, it was essential that Tecta America had a way to seamlessly and efficiently connect both its customers and employees. By switching to RingCentral, Tecta America is enabling its 50+ nationwide locations with a flexible, reliable communications system for its customers and staff. “Our previous phone system based on an

future proof biz
In my career before RingCentral, growth was a wonderful thing to experience, but it was also terrible. We were a small education company focused on green architecture and education. Working on a shoestring budget, we were forced to operate with inventive systems and free services/software that we could find in order to stay organized and conduct normal business on a daily basis. Every time we found a new free program that could closely meet our needs I was ecstatic. It almost felt heroic. This behavior continued until a patchwork system of free services was providing all


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