Navigation Links
AT&T Launches Mobile Paging and Group Notification Solution for Healthcare Organizations
Date:2/2/2010

DALLAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced it is teaming with Wallace Wireless, Inc. to offer Wallace Information Communicator (WIC) Pager, a premium group alert notification solution for hospitals and healthcare organizations to help address their productivity, security and coverage needs.

AT&T is the first wireless carrier to offer the solution as WIC Pager from AT&T, available to customers later this month. The solution provides a tightly integrated communication experience between healthcare professionals and hospital departments by enabling centralized administration, group notification and real-time delivery statuses identifying when alerts have been sent, received, opened and responded to.

WIC Pager from AT&T is compatible with AT&T's existing Enterprise Paging service, which can extend WIC Pager to virtually any AT&T device and provides enhanced paging functionality such as long SMS messages up to 456 characters, delivery receipts and two-way messaging. This results in enhanced communication that can improve medical information management. For on-call physicians and caregivers, the WIC Pager software on their BlackBerry® smartphone features a unique inbox to distinguish pager alerts from email and SMS messages and enables one-click call back and one-click response. Distinct ringtones can be set to ring until the alert is viewed, even if the user has their device set to quiet or vibrate.

"It's not just pager replacement. Healthcare customers are bringing their largest alerting problems to AT&T: they are looking for a solution that can offer greater in-building coverage, improved reliability and security, and tight integration with existing healthcare infrastructure, enabling timely and well-documented responses from their caregivers," said Chris Hill, vice president, mobility product management, AT&T Business Solutions. "AT&T is committed to delivering applications that can solve these problems. WIC Pager from AT&T provides the choice of a simple single device solution that leverages the healthcare organization's Wi-Fi® infrastructure and the BlackBerry platform to deliver a notification solution for doctors, nurses and caregivers."

"Wallace Wireless is pleased to collaborate with AT&T to provide organizations with a powerful alerting solution that integrates with and improves existing healthcare workflows," said Rob Moffat, President, Wallace Wireless. "WIC Pager provides hospitals and many other healthcare organizations with a reliable and easy-to-use application that provides timely and valuable information to caregivers, and ultimately improves the organization's efficiency and quality of care."

WIC Pager from AT&T is designed with IT integration in mind. It runs on the AT&T cellular network and is also available on Wi-Fi networks, which allows hospitals to leverage AT&T's extensive portfolio of Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry smartphones and extend in-building coverage via their own Wi-Fi infrastructure. WIC Pager also integrates seamlessly with an organization's existing IT systems, including support for the WCTP protocol, a SOAP-based API for health/clinical information systems and alarm systems integration, as well as tight integration with an organization's BlackBerry® Enterprise Server.

For more information on WIC Pager from AT&T, visit www.att.com/wicpager.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. AT&T offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse(SM) and AT&T |DIRECTV(SM) brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T's Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations are known for their leadership in directory publishing and advertising sales. In 2009, AT&T again ranked No. 1 in the telecommunications industry on FORTUNE® magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com.

© 2010 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. 3G service not available in all areas. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

Note: This AT&T news release and other announcements are available as part of an RSS feed at www.att.com/rss. For more information, please review this announcement in the AT&T newsroom at http://www.att.com/newsroom.

SOURCE AT&T Inc.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.att.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE AT&T Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MyMileageGenie & MyFormsGenie Certified by the AT&T Developer Program
2. AT&T Offers Winter Storm Tips for Holiday Travelers in Pennsylvania
3. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
4. UPMC Health Plan Launches New Personal Health Record
5. HealthInsuranceFinders.com Launches Video Contest for Young Directors
6. Academy of General Dentistry Launches Campaign to Focus on Tooth Erosion
7. Keeping Kids Healthy and Fit: The New York Kids Club Launches a Revolutionary New Fitness Program
8. Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
9. Mannatech Launches Phase One of New Sales and Training Tools
10. Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress
11. Actavis Launches Carvedilol Tablets in the U.S.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/28/2017)... ... May 28, 2017 , ... ... proud to announce that Sheldon K. Cho, MD, has joined its Winter Haven ... specialty that concentrates on minimally invasive techniques to treat and manage many types ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... A May 8 article ... doctor for colds or respiratory issues that are not responsive to antibiotics nevertheless obtain ... doctors may be largely responsible for the problem both in Canada and the United ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... May 27, 2017 , ... In any business, follow up is ... of your dental team at presenting treatment, there will always be some patients who ... time and money on best practices when it comes to presenting treatment. After ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... , ... Most us are familiar with the sound of occasional popping joints ... Initiative shows that certain people who experience consistent joint popping, grating and grinding ... the opportunity to treat patients before the problem becomes pronounced, potentially hedging off more ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... The American Parkinson ... more than eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that ... field.     , The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is focused on advancing scientific ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/9/2017)... PORTLAND, Ore. , May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... company that provides technology solutions to improve the ... reported financial results for the first quarter ended ... that our products enable our customers to identify ... them to intervene before events like heart attacks ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO)., has completed its acquisition ... care service center company based in Chantilly, ... management programs for leading pharmaceutical manufacturers and health care ... will join Envoy Health Management, LLC , as ... firms, and other service companies. Together, WRB and EnvoyHealth ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... is Stroke Awareness Month and Omron Healthcare is reminding ... prevent a stroke: monitor and manage your blood pressure. ... undetected and uncontrolled hypertension is a leading risk factor ... personal heart health technology, recently evolved its mission to ... and is advancing a national public education effort to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: