Traditional pagers were not an option for us because the coverage is too spotty and carrying an additional communication device in this day and age is just not acceptable.-Deputy Chief Warren Panem
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Waltham, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
Onset Technology, the leader in Mobile priority messaging, announced today that Lee County Southwest Florida EMS has chosen its OnPage service to support its staff.
Lee County EMS is a Florida certified ground and rotor-wing Advanced Life Support Provider. With a mission of providing the highest quality out-of-hospital emergency medical care and transportation, their highly trained professionals use the best technology to meet the needs of those who require assistance. OnPage will help them achieve this critical mission day in and day out by ensuring reliable and auditable communication under all circumstances.
“We have established a new unit to support our staff, and wanted the latest technology to ensure access to this unit at all times,” says Deputy Chief Warren Panem. “Traditional pagers were not an option for us because the coverage is too spotty and carrying an additional communication device in this day and age is just not acceptable.”
OnPage converts any iPhone, BlackBerry, or Android device into a secure and assured communications system. It combines the benefits of a Pager, SMS and Email into one easy to use application with the added benefit of encryption, time stamped audit trail and reliability. It guarantees that no messages will be missed, by continuously alerting the recipient, and by keeping the sender automatically informed as to the status of the message. To top it all off, the staff only has to carry one device for all their communication needs—their smartphone.
“We are proud to be the communication channel of choice for Lee County EMS,” says Judit Sharon, CEO of Onset Technology. “Lee county EMS’s mission statement is to use the best technology to meet the needs of those who require assistance and they chose OnPage. Our messaging is encrypted, immediate and those in need know their ‘call for help’ was received and is being handled thus ensuring the utmost privacy and reliability.”
OnPage currently supports Apple iOS, BlackBerry OS, and Android. For more information about OnPage, visit the OnPage website at http://www.OnPage.com.
ABOUT ONSET TECHNOLOGY
Onset Technology is a leading vendor of mobile messaging solutions to organizations with mission-critical emergency communications requirements. The company’s OnPage mobile app turns iOS, BlackBerry, and Android smartphones into secure digital pagers, supported by an enterprise-grade messaging and paging platform. Onset Technology’s OnPage is now used by over 1,000 organizations, including those in healthcare, emergency services, information technology, financial institutions, the legal profession, and government agencies. For more information about OnPage, visit http://onpage.com/ . For other products by Onset Technology visit http://onsettechnology.com/
ABOUT LEE COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Lee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a Florida certified ground and rotor-wing Advanced Life Support Provider. Lee County Paramedics and EMTs work under the direction of Emergency Physicians, and provide care on-scene and during transport to the most appropriate medical facility. Lee County EMS covers more than 1,000 square miles with 32 Advanced Life Support ambulances that respond to 911 emergencies, two twin-engine helicopters, two ALS non-transport units, four interfacility transfer ambulances, and on-call bicycle paramedics. Each ALS ambulance consists minimally of a State-certified Paramedic and EMT. In 2011, Lee County EMS was dispatched to 80,876 emergency calls and transported more than 500 patients by air. Lee County's western border is composed of seventy five (75) barrier islands that dot Southwest Florida's gulf coast. For more information about Lee County Emergency Medical Services visit http://www.lee-ems.com