Wireless Phones in Busy ER Answer the Call to Low Cost Care

Rudick, Stan
September 1999
Health Management Technology;Sep1999, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12
Trade Publication
Focuses on the wireless telephone system of Jefferson Hospital's emergency department of South Hills Health System in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Reasons for using wireless phones for emergency rooms (ER); How the system works for Jefferson Hospital's ER; Five benefits of the wireless system to Jefferson Hospital's ER; Benefits that Jefferson Hospital expects from the system's hospital-wide use. INSET: The Security of Wireless Telephony.


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