onpage logo

Category: HIPAA

March 22, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
Slide58

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

read more
January 30, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
sage banner 002

SAGE’s Telemedicine Embraces OnPage’s Critical Alerting

OnPage brings Secure Critical Messaging to Telemedicine SAGE Neurohospitalist Group began in 2012 when two neurologist recognized that there was a growing shortage of neurologists. This shortage was most acute in small towns and underserved communities. So, in a call back to the aphorism of “if the mountain won’t come to Mohammed …”,the SAGE’s founders … Continued

read more
December 21, 2016 | by OnPage Corporation
antiquated banner banner

OnPage healthcare alerting

The 21st century solution to antiquated pagers We know that doctors have a love affair with their pagers but healthcare communication is seeing a shift away from pagers to smart phone based communication. OnPage is the fastest provider of critical messaging and alerting services via smartphone and is quickly being adopted by healthcare institutions who … Continued

read more
October 13, 2016 | by OnPage Corporation
Ditch the pager

Seven reasons why we need pager alternatives in healthcare

Pitch the pager or face the consequences While smartphones have become the manner of communication for most professionals, pagers are still used in many professions as the standard mode of communication. This choice for pagers comes with significant consequences and indeed many suggest the need for finding pager alternatives in healthcare. For example, pagers are not … Continued

read more
September 15, 2016 | by OnPage Corporation
Slide15

OnPage app helps prevent HIPAA violations and ransomware attacks

OnPage helps thwarts HIPAA violations Avoiding HIPAA violations and combating potential ransomware attacks are top of mind for many healthcare institutions. In theory, avoiding HIPAA violations should be straight forward as HIPAA requirements are very specific in what they do and don’t allow hospitals to do during communications with their staff physicians. HIPAA legislation clearly prohibits the use … Continued

read more
January 27, 2015 | by OnPage Corporation

Pager Service Disruption Worries Quebec’s Rural Communities

Telus announced that it is canceling its pager service across Canada, effective March 31, 2015. This is cause for worry amongst some residents of Quebec’s rural communities according to CBC News. Several anglophone coastline villages near Labrador, on Quebec’s Lower North Shore, do not have cellphone service. They rely on pagers to reach health-care workers … Continued

read more
October 28, 2014 | by OnPage Corporation

Ways Mobile Technology Can Enhance Nurse Communications

Nurses: The First Practitioners of mHealth Legions of caring nurses were probably the first practitioners of mobile health (mHealth), starting in the last century — the pre-smartphone era. Nurses often carried “beepers” or what is now considered antiquated pagers. Ways Mobile Technology Can Enhance Nurse Communications Today, there are many ways mobile technology can enhance … Continued

read more
July 22, 2014 | by OnPage Corporation

OnPage Secure Priority Messaging Celebrates Its 3rd Birthday

OnPage secure priority messaging system is celebrating its 3rd birthday this July. In 2013, OnPage grew its user base 100% over the previous year, and we are forecasting another 100% growth in 2014. Today, over a 1000 customers from industries including health care, energy, finance, government, hi-tech, and utilities are using OnPage for accurate, immediate, and … Continued

read more
November 19, 2013 | by OnPage Corporation

Secured Texting is NOT Acceptable for Pager Replacement

Due to the new HIPAA compliance guidelines that came out in September, more organizations rush to get compliant messaging solutions such as secure SMS. However, there are many reasons why secured texting is NOT acceptable for healthcare communication and is NOT a suitable replacement for pagers. 1) Secured Texting does NOT enable messages to be … Continued

read more
August 21, 2013 | by OnPage Corporation

The iPhone App Review Gives OnPage 4.5 Stars

The iPhone App Review site recently reviewed OnPage for its secure, pager replacement application. Reviewed by Philip Chan, OnPage was given an overall rating of 4.5/5 stars! The application was rated on a number of features including, Features, Appearance & Layout and Value. Chan goes on to express ..”For those who frequently use a paging system … Continued

read more