True cost of breached patient data
Data breaches highlights why we need secure messaging for doctors Statistics published by the Journal of Hospital Medicine in July 2017 show that despite the persistent campaign to educate the healthcare community about the problematic nature of pagers and unsecured messaging, both continue to be popular technologies. According to the Journal: Almost 80% of clinicians continue to … Continuedread more
SolarWinds Alerts Simplified With OnPage
Managing alert noise from monitoring systems like SolarWinds can be tricky and failing to order the noise can cause: Alert fatigue: too many alerts waking engineers up at night will not only cause tired engineers, but also hurt your team’s effectiveness at maintaining effectiveness. Decreased MTTR: Because there are too many alerts, it will take extra … Continuedread more
6 Reasons to Think of Pager Replacement Options
Antiquated pieces of technology create setbacks in every industry, and in healthcare – it’s the pager! Pagers are still being used even though they’re not HIPAA-compliant and the infrastructure supporting them is dying out. That’s why doctors and healthcare personnel alike need an advanced way to communicate and protect patient information. This blog will detail … Continuedread more
6 Things You Need in an IT Incident Management Platform
Your incident management process is greatly impacted by the tools you have available. And technology is key when it comes to gaining visibility and obtaining contextual data. You need tools to send alerts when incidents arise, as well as track activity for compliance reporting purposes. Whether you’re in healthcare, information technology or work at a … Continuedread more
How well do you know ChatOps? Is your ChatOps knowledge world-class?
Do you know ChatOps? Are you a ChatOps blackbelt? Take the quiz and find out. OnPage is a cloud-based incident alerting and management platform that elevates notifications on your smartphone so they continue to alert until read. Incidents can be programmed to be delivered to the person on-call and can be escalated if they are … Continuedread more
6 ways to improve clinical communications
The healthcare industry is currently laden with pagers. The joke is that not even drug dealers use pagers any more. However, almost 80% of doctors do use pagers. The main problems with pagers is that they impede efficient clinical communications and lack security. Here are 6 ways to improve clinical communications: Improve clinical communications by embracing … Continuedread more
OnPage is going to the American Hospital Association’s Leadership Summit 2018
OnPage is excited to be an exhibitor at American Hospital Association’s Leadership Summit this July, 26-28, in beautiful San Diego, California. We look forward to trading Boston’s rainy weather for sunny warm rays next month! The AHA’s annual health leadership summit is a place where executives, physician leaders and health system administration come to hear … Continuedread more
Congratulations, VictorOps! – Splunk acquires VictorOps!
Congratulations, VictorOps! OnPage would like to congratulate our contenders at VictorOps for their acquisition by Splunk. This acquisition of VictorOps validates the growing need for incident management and alerting platforms. As technology advances with sensors technology (IOT), and monitoring system utilizing AI, automation is necessary to achieve improved productivity and business resiliency. Therefore, incident management … Continuedread more
OnPage Launches BlastIT: Messaging for the Masses
Imagine you’re the manager for the IT Operations for a multimillion-dollar retail chain. The chain not only has numerous stores throughout the U.S. but also a robust online presence. Now imagine that you need to conduct security and software updates on the company’s servers. The update will end up disrupting store services for 30 minutes … Continuedread more
Can MSPs add on Security?
More companies than ever are looking into means to secure their IT infrastructure. A recent PWC survey noted that two thirds of the 1,409 CEOs the company surveyed see more threats overall today than three years ago. As a result, the world is also seeing an emergence in Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) to help … Continuedread more