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Collaborate. Consult. Connect. 

The free, secure text messaging service designed just for health care professionals.

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Real-time communication for care teams

This is care coordination you can carry anywhere. athenaText enables HIPAA-compliant information exchange between providers, across the hall or across town. Letting doctors be doctors, wherever you go.

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Easy, immediate care collaboration on the go

When you need consults that don’t disrupt care and can’t wait until the end of the day, athenaText — our secure text messaging service — is the solution. 

  • Share essential information and get critical answers in the moment of care
  • Build efficient care teams with easy, real-time communication between providers
  • Text whenever, wherever, from your mobile phone, Apple Watch, and online within the athenahealth network

Share patient information without risking patient privacy

“Tall Giraffe needs drink of water.” How cryptic have your text messages been to protect personal health information (PHI)? Now, with our secure text messaging service, clinicians and staff can exchange clear and complete messages while staying HIPAA compliant. By removing guesswork from important conversations, we're helping physicians concentrate on their patients in the moments of care.

  • Send accurate and complete patient information, including lab results and radiology and other images, on a HIPAA-compliant platform
  • Thorough security technology: Message encryption, unique user identification, user authentication, app auto-lock, data integrity controls and more enable you to comply with HIPAA and HITECH

Answer your athenaText Security FAQs here.

Connect to your closest colleagues and over 1,000,000 providers

With over 1 million health care providers and staff in the athenaText network, it's easy to make a connection, request a second opinion, and improve outcomes for your patients.

  • Organize patient-centered group chats across care teams to expedite information delivery and prevent duplicate work
  • Get instant access to our entire Provider Directory of medical professionals, powered by Epocrates

Free Download:
Get athenaText for your iOS or Android mobile device.

Find and share drug information with a click

Epocrates drug information is embedded directly into athenaText to save you time and surface the latest drug information whenever you need it. The two services work in tandem to help providers focus on the moments of care.

  • No need to switch screens or devices to ensure your messages have accurate dosing and contraindications — just click drug names as you text
  • Improve patient care and safety with Epocrates information at your fingertips 
  • Communicate prescribing information to your clinical staff easily and instantly 

Free Download:
Get athenaText for your iOS or Android mobile device.

Our cloud-based services include:

Medical Billing

Providers on our medical billing and practice management service get paid more, faster, with less work.

Electronic Health Records

Our award-winning Electronic Health Records (EHR) service gives providers greater control, so they can focus on what they do best.

Patient Engagement

Patient communication services that reduce no-shows by 8% and keep providers better connected to our patients.

Order Management

A complete end-to-end service for seamless care coordination across the continuum, no matter where patients seek care.


Clinical intelligence from the most trusted mobile medical reference is embedded inside our EHR workflow.

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