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How to Get Internal Buy-In for a Clinical Communications Platform

As a change agent in a healthcare organization, it’s likely that you’re eager to give your antiquated paging system the boots and to replace it with a more updated, efficient, HIPAA-compliant clinical communications platform. However, convincing the rest of the organization isn’t always easy. It’s normal to get resistance from your care team whenever you introduce new processes or technologies.

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U.K. Calls a “Brexit” on Pagers

National Health Service’s (NHS) recent announcement on the ban of the pager represents great news for U.K. healthcare organizations and their practitioners. The ban not only represents a transformative move, it also showcases pagers’ lackluster performance in providing secure, clinical communications. Now that pagers are making their way out of U.K.

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Cybersecurity and Interoperability are Dominant Themes at HIMSS 2019

Another HIMSS show is in the books and the impact this year was tremendous, especially in terms of discussions and announcements. Presentation topics varied from artificial intelligence to supply chain management to telemedicine and beyond, but interoperability and cybersecurity were either main themes or cropped up in discussions throughout the event.

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Welcoming Slack to the Healthcare Industry

If you’re like me, you’re pleased to learn that Slack Technologies is expanding its exceptional service to the healthcare industry and is ready to meet the sector’s HIPAA requirements. For healthcare pros, physicians and organizations, this means that they can use Slack’s mobile app and desktop platform to securely share PHI and other sensitive medical records—this is huge news for the industry!

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18 Statistics That Will Make Healthcare Ditch Pagers

What do VHS players and Tamagotchis have in common with the pager? It’s simple, they’re old pieces of technology that were popular in the ‘90s. It’s no longer the “Saved by the Bell” years and doctors need to get with the times by ditching their hammer pants, fanny packs … and pagers! By saying goodbye to the pager, doctors can adopt a more secure, clinical communications solution that’s equipped to handle all 21st century hospital demands.

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Improving MSP Incident Alert Management

Improving MSP Incident Alert ManagementAs the big game approaches this Sunday, I’ve been thinking about the NFL’s introduction of instant replay and how it makes the league much more enjoyable! Whether you’re rooting for the Patriots led by Tom Brady … or the Rams, you can’t deny that instant replay makes every Super Bowl much more efficient and adds more clarity to the game.

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Four Reasons to Use an Escalation Policy

Let’s set the scene – an IT professional just received a critical alert, notifying him of an urgent matter. Unfortunately, due to a distracting social event, this professional is completely unaware of the notification. Even worse, he receives incident alerts via email, a communication method which doesn’t have the ability to forward the alert to another person if he doesn’t respond within a short time frame. Maybe he should stop attending social events.

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OnPage ConnectWise Manage Integration 3.0

OnPage and ConnectWise has come a long way from when we first announced our integration 3 years ago. Today the integration supports the day to day workings of over 3000 MSPs with more and more being added to the number. Here at OnPage we love our MSP customers because they are an active bunch who work with us to create better solutions. Many of their suggestions have been incorporated in to our latest release of the OnPage + ConnectWise Manage integration. OnPage+ConnectWise 3.0 !!!

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OnPage’s Top Healthcare Blogs of 2018

It’s no secret that we, at OnPage, are passionate about healthcare and the clinical professionals that make the industry go ‘round. It’s through our appetite for this industry, which lead us to publish several, interesting blogs about healthcare and its related topics in 2018. It’s been a successful year and we look forward to 2019, filled with a fresh batch of healthcare posts. Just like a New Year’s Eve party, we’re now excited to count down … and list our top healthcare blogs of 2018!