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May 2, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Pager inefficiencies cost hospitals millions

Do you know how pager inefficiencies impact your hospital ? Pager use by physicians reached its zenith in 1994. While pager use has dropped in the ensuing 23 years, cellphone use by physicians has becomes near ubiquitous with recent findings showing that 91% of physicians owned a smartphone and 88% used their mobile devices frequently in the … Continued

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April 28, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Seven reasons you should tackle insecure texting in healthcare

Risks of insecure texting in healthcare Many hospitals understand the limits of pagers in hindering communications. They see how pagers inhibit a robust communication system for the institution. As BYOD (bring your own device) increases in popularity, doctors are increasingly turning to texting as an easy way to communicate with one another and exchange patient information. … Continued

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April 21, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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How to enhance Cisco Spark with critical alerting

How do you get alerts in Cisco Spark? Verizon has called Cisco Spark Board the “next evolution in cloud-based collaboration.” At its core, Cisco Spark offers protocols for critical communications that enhance and expand beyond straightforward messaging. Cisco Spark is Cisco’s tool for enabling team based collaborations through the creation of virtual meeting rooms. Cisco … Continued

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April 21, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Use secure messaging to improve your hospital’s workflow

Studying the impediments to effective hospital workflow is at the top of the agenda for many hospital administrators’ lists. This is because inefficiencies are costly. One of the major contributors to these inefficiencies is insecure text messaging. In fact, over $11 billion is wasted each year due to the inefficiency of pagers and the lack … Continued

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April 20, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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ConnectWise Tips for MSPs

In order to be competitive and achieve long-term success MSPs need to attain complete control and transparency in its processes. They need to make sure that every incident, no matter how chaotic can be controlled with tried and tested processes. The only way to do this is to learn from past experiences. ConnectWise is a … Continued

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April 20, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Cisco Tropo integration – A dedicated line to OnPage

Use a Cisco Tropo integration with OnPage to create a dedicated phone What is an OnPage-Cisco Tropo dedicated line? OnPage’s built-in critical messaging is great at providing customers with the mechanisms to communicate with their team members and colleagues through rich notifications. However we at OnPage thought we could improve on to the user experience by … Continued

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April 13, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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On-call paging survival guide

Being unavailable when your client experiences a technology service disruption can cost your client time, money and business. In fact, according to a 2012 study by Aberdeen Research Group, just one hour of downtime can cost a small business $6,900! In addition, it may cause significant damage to your own business’s reputation. Here are just … Continued

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April 6, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Automate alert management through ConnectWise

5 Ways to automate alert management in ConnectWise MSPs automate a lot of processes to streamline their business. These processes include items like recurring billing and maintenance updates to client infrastructure. However, one area that needs automation but is often ignored is the alerting process. Alerting is a critical component of incident management. While you … Continued

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March 22, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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Pager security in healthcare

The threats posed by unencrypted pagers We recently had a chance to interview Adam Greene, a lawyer in Washington D.C. with the firm Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. One of Adam’s most intriguing cases occurred in 2014 with a hospital client. This hospital’s doctors and staff used pagers to routinely communicate about a patient’s status or … Continued

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March 22, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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How to Enhance ConnectWise Ticketing through Critical Alerting

For MSPs, ConnectWise ticketing  enables MSPs to keep track of changes in ongoing incidents. MSPs leverage tools like ConnectWise to set a wide range of conditions that allows them to closely monitor their clients’ infrastructure. While you can catalog an incident by creating a ticket through ConnectWise, there is very little you can do to better … Continued

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