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August 7, 2020 | by Ritika Bramhe
EHR integration

Make Informed Care Decisions With an EHR and Communication Tool Integration

Electronic health records (EHR) are real-time patient health record systems made to securely share patient information with authorized users. Users include those in medical labs, imaging facilities, pharmacies and emergency departments. Essentially, EHRs provide medical information to everyone involved in the patient-care continuum. OnPage continuously explores new ways to expand its value and enhance business … Continued

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July 22, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Clinical communication and collaboration

OnPage Mentioned in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Clinical Communication and Collaboration

Clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) systems enhance care coordination to improve the patient experience. The systems are equipped with secure mobile messaging, allowing care teams to ditch their insecure pagers for HIPAA-compliant smartphone applications. Gartner, the global leader in tech research, has released its Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System (RTHS) Technologies, 2020. The release … Continued

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July 10, 2020 | by Ritika Bramhe
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NHS on Its Final Leg of Pager Replacement

If you’ve been following the U.K. healthcare landscape, you would know that the country has been considering replacing pagers for the longest time. This may soon materialize, partly accelerated by the challenges that doctors are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pager replacement initiative not only signifies a pivotal shift from the aging infrastructure, but it … Continued

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June 29, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging

HIPAA-Compliant Text Messaging: Best Practices and Policies

HIPAA compliant text messaging enables healthcare providers to securely communicate with patients and other healthcare providers. To ensure HIPAA compliance, you need to use HIPAA standards to create secure electronic data transmissions (in this case, text messages). The goal is to secure transmissions that contain protected health information (PHI). To become HIPAA compliant, electronic communications … Continued

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June 24, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
HIPAA Compliance Checklist

Building Your HIPAA Compliance Checklist

Achieving HIPAA compliance is a key objective of today’s healthcare facilities and treatment centers. It ensures that patient information and electronic health records (EHRs) remain protected. Though important, some healthcare facilities fail to achieve HIPAA compliance. The inability to achieve compliance results in the loss of sensitive patient information, and requires facilities to pay hefty … Continued

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March 5, 2020 | by Ritika Bramhe
coronavirus

Coronavirus: An Urgent Need for Clinical Communication Solutions

As the outbreak of Coronavirus spreads rapidly, with new cases being confirmed in different parts of the globe, one can’t undermine the importance of rapid dissemination of information related to patient care. Rapid dissemination is especially crucial in unprecedented situations like this, where deadly viruses, such as Coronavirus (COVID-19), present themselves with symptoms similar to … Continued

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February 3, 2020 | by Alex Tate
patient records

Patient Record Retention: Tips for Compliance and Protection

With the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) into practices, patient experience has improved, among other advancements at the point of care. These include better access to patient records and highly efficient care delivery. While these are some significant benefits, some practices experience certain drawbacks too, such as temporary slowdown of processes during EHR transition … Continued

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January 16, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
healthcare technology

Six Healthcare Trends in 2020

In the ever-changing healthcare industry, hospitals or treatment centers continue to experience an upswing in technology innovation and adoption. Tech innovation in healthcare equates to quick response times and maximum patient satisfaction. At its core, new technology and processes are built to streamline healthcare workflows, ensuring that patient issues are always addressed. In this post, … Continued

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January 14, 2020 | by Alex Tate
healthcare

Strategies to Tackle Crisis Communication in Medical Practices

Crisis situations in the healthcare industry have a greater magnitude than crisis in other industries, owing to the nature of the customers and the stakeholders that get churned up in the middle of it. For hospitals and medical practices, the pressure can be overwhelming, especially because their clients – the patients – trust them to … Continued

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