The Startel Secure Messaging Plus application is a safe and effective way to send and receive HIPAA compliant text messages.

Message content and attachments are encrypted on servers and on smartphones, and in transmission. Fully configurable, senders are in complete control of determining the length of message life within a maximum 30 day period.

Selected features include: expiring messages, voice/image attachment capability, remote wipe capability and device receipt notifications.

Startel Secure Messaging Plus supports HIPAA and HITECH compliance.

Users can receive messages across multiple devices using a single login including tablets, smartphones, and personal computers.

If protecting your sensitive text messages is of importance to you, your organization and your industry – choose right and depend on Startel Secure Messaging Plus.

What’s New

Version 1.3.6

- Fixed Repeat Notification tones playing the Apple Default Tone
- Added 6 tones from the Original SM application

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

dmr001 ,

Curiously incompatible with dark mode

In Dark Mode messages are nearly unreadable, showing up as dark gray on gray.

The list of messages is oddly organized and it’s hard to tell what’s read and new. Notifications will seemingly repeat old messages along with new ones.

Could use a comprehensive interface overhaul.

Pedoncdoc ,

Adequate but waiting for improvements

This is one app we've been able to get approval for via the Information Services and Legal and Compliance but I keep hoping for improvements like a longer more robust vibration, volume adjustable tones and a MUCH wider variety of alarm tones to choose from. "Clair de Lune" is nice to not set my blood pressure spiking during the day but it doesn't wake me out of a deep sleep. Nor do I want the Stones at night. Give us more choices! It is great to be able to text nursing back securely and the "close the loop" of communication, confirming that notifications have been received.

Grant0ni0 ,

Very poor app

Dark background messages are unreadable. Push notifications do not work at all so I get texts that a patient has called but I do not get a notification. How hard can it be to fix these things??


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26.8 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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