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March 10, 2022 | by Ritika Bramhe
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Handoff Communication in Healthcare

Handoff communication occurs when a patient is transitioned from one care setting to another. Communication is central to handoffs, and clinical staff are expected to share comprehensive details about the patient’s health to the next care provider in charge. During handoff, sensitive information is passed in real time to another care provider during changes in … Continued

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August 17, 2021 | by Atlantic.Net
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How to Effectively Prepare for a HIPAA Compliance Audit

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) conducts periodic audits to verify that covered entities (CEs) and their business associates (BAs) are complying with HIPAA regulations. This article will discuss the steps organizations can take to ensure they pass a HIPAA compliance audit by having the proper data privacy and … Continued

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June 29, 2021 | 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 15, 2021 | by Ritika Bramhe
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Maximize Collective Knowledge to Deliver Patient Care

Medical practitioners must move beyond their own expertise to make informed patient care decisions. This can be achieved by normalizing team collaboration, encouraging providers to access information gathered by other specialists along the patient’s continuum of care.  However, healthcare is plagued with fragmented communication due to archaic technology. There is also a lack of accountability … Continued

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January 27, 2021 | by Ritika Bramhe
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The U.S. COVID Vaccine Distribution Plan: Challenges and Solutions

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread and new virus strains emerge, the public is frantically looking for answers regarding the U.S. government’s vaccine distribution plan. A sound vaccine distribution plan is especially crucial in times like these. All U.S. states, stretching from both coasts, are experiencing a vast number of COVID-related deaths and hospitalizations. The … Continued

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January 11, 2021 | by OnPage Corporation

Midwives Rely on OnPage!

The OnPage Priority Messaging System Has Been Universally Adopted by Midwives Throughout the Northeast and Canada. OnPage Is Proud to Be a Priority Alert Leader in the Midwifery Community! OnPage Corporation announced today the continued widespread acceptance and implementation of its industry-leading priority alert system by midwife professionals. Real-time, secure communications between midwives and their … Continued

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August 14, 2020 | by OnPage Corporation
Effective Communication Between Healthcare Professionals

Effective Communication Between Healthcare Professionals – Best Practices

Effective communication between healthcare professionals is critical for timely and effective operations. In a modern healthcare environment, communication technologies are critical for connecting healthcare professionals with other caretakers and healthcare entities, ensuring the best, most effective, immediate care to patients. This article examines the impact of technology on effective communication between healthcare professionals, and how … Continued

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August 7, 2020 | by Ritika Bramhe
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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 healthcare … Continued

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August 5, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
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Top Five Reasons Why Companies Are Choosing OnPage Over Competitors

OnPage’s intelligent incident management system is the alerting solution of choice for industry-leading organizations. Since the beginning, companies have invested in the OnPage system for its advanced capabilities, out-of-the-box integrations and unmatched 24/7 customer support.  Though we can provide a comprehensive view into OnPage’s competitive advantage, here are the top five reasons why customers continue … 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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