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DEFINITION: A pager is a small telecommunications device that receives (and, in some cases, transmits) alert signals and/or short messages. This type of device is convenient for people expecting telephone calls, but who are not near a telephone set to make or return calls immediately.A typical one-way pager fits easily in a shirt pocket; some are as small as a wristwatch. A miniature, short-range wireless receiver  … 
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The Economic and Productivity Impact of IT Security on Healthcare
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WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon case study highlights the economic and productivity impact of outdates communications technology in healthcare facilities. Read the results to understand the steps needed to balance the benefits of technology with HIPAA regulations.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

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Telephone Reliability for Alarm Notification: Where Have All the Landlines Gone?
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WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses why timely and reliable alarm notification is part of a successful remote monitoring program and discusses the factors to consider when selecting a remote monitoring system.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 17 Jun 2008

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PAGERS DEFINITION (continued): …  captures a message, usually accompanied by a beep. (This is why the device is also known as a beeper). The simplest one-way pagers display the return-call telephone number of the person who sent the message. Alternatively, a code can be displayed that indicates which of several designated parties is requesting a return phone call. Sophisticated one-way pagers can display short text messages. Until recently, pagers were designed as receive-only devices. There are at least two reasons for this. First, if two-way communication is needed, cell phones are available for that purpose. Second, it is … 
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