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October 27, 2022
Pagers continue to be a trusted communication tool for keeping care teams connected in hospitals and health systems. Discover the five reasons to consider replacing your existing pagers with the latest paging technology.
2 way pager blog
January 13, 2022
In a study by the Journal of Hospital Medicine, nearly 50% of the clinicians responding reported that the most common way they receive patient care-related communication is by pager. Pagers are still a top communication tool, especially for hospitals. Did you know that two way communication is not only possible in pagers, but that the capability has been around for years? Learn why paging remains relevant for today’s on-the-go healthcare workers.
Ongoing Power of Paging Infographic
January 6, 2022
In this infographic, learn why hospitals seek to integrate pagers into their workflows and secure communications along with smartphones for maximum benefit and coverage.
November 18, 2021
Go back in time to see how the pager got its start and evolved into a critical communications staple.
August 26, 2021
With their unmatched reliability, convenient size, and low cost, pagers for hospitals have been a messaging staple for decades. In this post, learn more about the types of pagers some of the best hospitals use as part of their device mix.
February 16, 2021
Why are many leading hospitals today still maintaining their paging systems? Explore how to use pagers in a broad and flexible device-agnostic communications infrastructure.
October 12, 2020
In this post, learn how a pager works, what a paging network is, how modern paging differs from the paging you might remember, and how a hospital or clinical setting can best leverage the capabilities of modern paging.
March 12, 2019
The NHS Health Secretary recently proposed a ban on pagers by 2021. Discover why “purging the pager” is a shortsighted move rife with myriad risks for healthcare.
January 10, 2019
Why are pagers still so popular among doctors and other care team members? Explore five reasons why paging has a long life ahead of it in healthcare.
July 10, 2018
Sending PHI over standard pagers can put your patients data at risk. Encrypted paging is the answer for secure, HIPAA-compliant communication.
May 22, 2018
Paging can do what? These facts about the most reliable communication device on the market may cause you to pick up your jaw off the floor.
December 1, 2016
Spok continues to innovate to deliver the devices its customers need, such as the T5 and T52 encrypted pagers.