Simplicity of use in delivering and receiving critical messages is the MOST important factor.
Smart phones and iPhones are wonderful technology innovations. Who doesn’t enjoy playing with their smart phone device to see just how much they can do with it? But, there is the “rub,” you can almost do too much with it.
An IQ Test for Smartphones and Response Pagers
No matter how smart the best brands make their smartphones, they are simply just not smart enough to satisfy the requirements needed for dedicated critical messaging in healthcare, public safety and in other areas where messaging is critical.
Efficiency of Response Pagers vs P25 Radios for Critical Alert Messaging
When your mission is critical alert messaging, which communication device is the most efficient, cost-effective -- and ensures the delivery and acknowledgement of your important message?
Response Paging Can Be Your Back-up, Safety Net!
Public safety professionals who persist in using cell phone technologies to communicate critical messages should consider implementing an affordable and reliable response paging system as a back-up solution.
Don’t Shoot the Clinical Alarm Messenger — Improve How They Are Delivered and Managed!
Why have clinical alarms become so hazardous? There is a very valid reason: They can cause patient deaths. However, they are just the messengers; it’s not their fault they are being misused.
New FCC Regulation Makes Using the Most Effective Critical Messaging Technology — Even Easier!
new FCC regulations change does help organizations that must rely on critical messaging technology. This new regulation makes high-power send/receive channels in the 935-940MHz band available to all hospitals.
How important is response confirmation in critical alert messaging?
When it comes to clinical alarms from patient care devices (PCDs), patient safety depends on notifying the correct personnel quickly and reliably.
Alarm fatigue is real and needs to be addressed
The constant beeping of alarms and an overabundance of information transmitted by medical devices such as ventilators, blood pressure monitors and ECG machines is creating “alarm fatigue” that puts hospital patients at serious risk.
Nothing Beats Response Paging Technology for Delivery of Critical Messages
When you consider all of the technology that exists today – nothing beats response paging for sending critical messages, with confirmation of receipt.
Power Failures Can Turn Your Smart Phone into a Paperweight
Many of the recent natural disasters that the U.S. has experienced have resulted in wide spread power failures, making it difficult or impossible to recharge a smart or cell phone.