Category: Healthcare

May 16, 2017 | by OnPage

Smart Doctors Use Smartphones

Why BYOD in healthcare is important Technology is ever-changing but in healthcare, the adoption of new technologies is often slow. One good example is demonstrated by healthcare’s use of smartphones over pagers. Eight years ago, only half of doctors used smartphones for work.Today, that number has grown to a healthy 84% which while more robust … Continued

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May 9, 2017 | by OnPage

How to solve healthcare’s on-call management problem

On-call management’s long tail At its best, on-call management in healthcare can be labeled as inefficient. Yet on-call has a long tail. Poor communication starts with poor on-call hygiene which hinders subsequent communications. Physicians, nurses and other caregivers do not spend enough time communicating about the patient’s needs because they have difficulty reaching other clinicians and … Continued

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May 2, 2017 | by OnPage

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

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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March 22, 2017 | by OnPage

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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February 21, 2017 | by OnPage

OnPage Supports Veterans In PTSD Study

We at OnPage got an interesting request for Sarah Carter a 5th year Ph.D. in the clinical psychology program at George Mason. Her focus of study is on PTSD, stress, suicide, military couples and social support. Given the importance of Sarah’s subject matter and the critical need for better mental health services in the Army, OnPage gave … Continued

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February 15, 2017 | by OnPage

OnPage Supports Teleneurology through Telemedicine Pager

SAGE NeuroHospitalist is a privately held California-based company that provides rural clinics with neurological services through telemedicine. SAGE currently employs 15 physicians and works with 30 hospitals in small towns in California, Arizona, and Nevada. They provide coverage to rural hospitals in their network 24/7, 365 days per year. SAGE is an OnPage power user and … Continued

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February 6, 2017 | by OnPage

Workflow in Healthcare Discussion with Charles Webster MD

Without workflow in healthcare, data is just a bottleneck In the weeks leading up to HIMSS I have been trying to get a pulse on the themes that will be driving the conversation at the Conference. One of the themes I have heard discussed at length is the concept of improving workflow in healthcare. Workflow … Continued

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