1 year 4 months ago

Many of us are familiar with the term “the internet of things” (IoT), but only some know that the road to IoT began back in 1982, when grad students from the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University connected a modified Coke vending machine to the internet.

1 year 4 months ago

If you step into any in-patient hospital or critical care center, you’ll notice one thing in common: near-constant, loud, piercing alarms. Of course, the purpose of an alarm is to get someone’s attention, immediately, when something abnormal occurs. One study records an average of 1.2 alarms heard by a nurse every 60 seconds, or as many as 359 alarms per medical procedure.

1 year 4 months ago

In the 1930s, about 40 percent of doctor-patient visits in the United States occurred in patient homes. Better known as “house calls” this kind of healthcare accounted for only 0.6 percent of healthcare visits by 1980.

1 year 5 months ago

Another option to investigate is co-locating your system at a data center. This will improve the reliability of your telephone and Internet connectivity and your electrical power.

1 year 5 months ago

The term “mental health” refers to the condition of a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. The state of one’s mental health affects how they feel, think, and behave.

1 year 6 months ago

The average 500-bed hospital in the United States loses around $4 million each year directly due to inefficient communication, according to a study published in the Journal of Healthcare Management.

Effective and efficient communication is essential to fulfilling a healthcare organization’s mission of providing high quality care.

1 year 6 months ago

We live in an information-driven world: advents such as big data, cloud-based storage, and online databases allow for the gathering and storing of information to a degree unimaginable just a generation ago. Unfortunately, the sheer volume of information and data, much of it personal, means we also live in a world increasingly prone to violations of privacy.

1 year 6 months ago

Our first contact resolution (FCR) rate is 90%. This means 90% of customers who call us with an issue have it resolved by our service department before they hang up the phone. This month we are featuring our phenomenal customer service department by highlighting some testimonials from a few customers.

1 year 6 months ago

Each 1Call system is backed with our own in-house field engineering and customer service departments that are dedicated to making sure our customer’s systems are running smoothly year after year. We also offer contracted services for guidance and advice about best practices when large communications projects, mergers, technology updates, acquisitions, and more are planned for medical call centers.

1 year 7 months ago

The installation by 1Call was fabulous and the 1Call folks were just great. When I talk to folks, I always complement 1Call’s service. I just feel like the technicians and trainers are always there for me. If I have a question, I just send it off to the trainers and someone always gets back with me.

1 year 7 months ago

The 13th Annual 1Call Leadership and Training Seminar was a great success, and we want to thank all of the attendees, presenters, hotel staff, and 1Call staff for their participation. Each year our seminar invites customers and prospects to learn from experts in their field, hear about experiences from other healthcare call center professionals, network with peers, and speak directly with our software and training staff about 1Call products and solutions.

1 year 7 months ago

The ever-increasing threats from natural and human-made disasters have made the use of disaster response systems a necessity. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. residents live in areas that are rated as having a moderate to very high risk of experiencing a natural disaster (hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, hail, wildfires, and earthquakes).

1 year 7 months ago

1Call is pleased to announced the promotion of Amber Schroedl to Solutions Architect. “Amber has been a key part of our success, and brings a unique, real-world set of skills to our department.

1 year 7 months ago

Hospitals use miTeamWeb for fast online and mobile access to their On-Call Schedules, Messages, Directories, Status, and much more. miTeamWeb is available using secure browser access from a PC, smartphone, and tablet.

miTeamWeb helps clinical staff quickly find the information they need and has a customizable Home screen to provide fast access to the information they use the most, including other 1Call features such as:

1 year 8 months ago

Since 1976, Amtelco has been providing innovative communication solutions to call centers around the world. In 1997, the 1Call Division was formed to offer enterprise-wide communication solutions designed specifically for healthcare organizations. 1Call is dedicated to serving the unique call center and communication needs of healthcare organizations, helping improve communications for patients, physicians, and staff by connecting people and information.

1 year 9 months ago

Health system departments tend to silo themselves and make decisions based on what works for their individual departments. Solutions may be home-grown for each and based on tools that are available at arm’s length.