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Are You Tracking Your Hospital Mobile Devices?

At Citipage, we emphasize the need for documenting mobile strategies to ensure critical communications.

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Halt the Horrible Hospital Waiting Room Experience  

The hospital waiting room is universally dreadful. Most of us have spent long hours waiting on someone we know and love who is chronically ill or injured and waiting for care. We fill the time staring at the walls, reading old magazines, and eating stale vendor food while waiting to see a doc. That just […]

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The Top 3 Ways to Survive a Stroke

Stroke is an emergency. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada reports an estimated 62,000 strokes happen in this country each year. The Foundation says the sooner you arrive at a hospital during a stroke, the higher your chances of survival. Seconds count in such a medical emergency. And results can be overwhelming. Every delay […]

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4 Ways to Alert People in a Short Time

In a disaster, who are you going to call? A text message should be more reliable in a situation where the data network that is congested, since text messages travel on an entirely different band from mobile data.  Further, you can send and receive SMS messages without any Internet or data access on your device (i.e. even […]

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Best Health Apps

The glut of apps on our phones is hard to resist. We want to explore many of them yet, the rabbit hole for health apps robs us of our precious time. There are literally thousands of apps to know about. There also are aggregate lists of those that really are worth checking out. Here’s our […]

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A Brief History of Paging

The pager is a wireless device that uses dedicated radio frequency to receive numeric, text or voice messages. The messages are broadcast on a specific frequency over a dedicated network from radio base stations known as transmitters. Users can use a telephone, email or web portal to send numeric, text or voice messages to a […]

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Top 12 reasons why we still need pagers in critical messaging [healthcare, first responders, government…]

Good healthcare leaders always impress me. They are independent thinkers who understand the evolution of medicine and they are passionate about serving the needs of patients. This type of professional starts by focusing on people, not a walking list of symptoms. Legendary management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is […]

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Pagers in 2018: Fake News and Facts

In its purest form, fake news is completely made up, manipulated to resemble credible journalism, and aims to attract maximum attention from “expert” opinions. Jim Nelson, President of the Critical Messaging Association of America (CMA), gets frustrated by how fake news attempts to discredit the critical need for paging: “…that simply is not true. Paging […]

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