OnPage is a cutting-edge technology company and a leader in clinical communication and collaboration. Through its clinical communications platform and smartphone app, OnPage gives healthcare providers a secure, reliable, fast way to communicate with colleagues for better patient outcomes. Organizations trust OnPage for HIPAA-compliant, secure messaging and critical mobile alerting.
In this whitepaper, we highlight why interoperability is important and why healthcare communications is integral to its success.
Despite rapid advances in healthcare technology, poor communication practices at hospitals persist and result in the breakdown of healthcare delivery. As a result, patients stay longer in hospitals and cost hospitals in excess of $12 bn per year.
Poor communication among clinicians is pervasive and unfortunately results in serious and preventable patient harm. The problem of poor communication is clarified when noting that many clinicians use pagers as their primary mode of communications.