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How to Choose the Right Healthcare Communications Solutions

Posted by Snom Americas on Sep 8, 2021 12:30:00 PM

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Large hospitals and healthcare clinics see hundreds of patients and employees every day. Each department moves quickly, and effective communication is a decisive factor in the quality of patient care and employee safety.

While healthcare providers juggle a myriad of responsibilities, they all rely on a robust healthcare communication system to provide excellent care.

The right phones can transform workflows and enhance collaboration among doctors, nurses, and administrative workers. Both large hospitals and smaller clinics can benefit from next-generation SIP, VoIP, and DECT technologies to increase reliability, connectivity, and mobility.

So, what’s the best business phone system for healthcare communication? We’ve broken down our offerings to detail their unique benefits for the day-to-day realities of healthcare:





VoIP solutions reduce monthly phone bills and lower maintenance costs.


DECT 6.0 Technology offers expansive coverage and dependable connection to overcome Wi-Fi interference or building dead spots and enables seamless call handovers between floors and multiple buildings



DECT also improves signals for increased reception range and mobility


Remote provisioning simplifies the installation process and enables flexible updates without the need for a visit from a service provider


Multi-cell DECT mobility is suitable for hospitals and clinics of all sizes and grows with your business to ensure consistent communication at every stage


Antibacterial and ruggedized handsets reduce and prevent bacteria growth on the device and offer durability against drops and spills in demanding environments






The D7xx series is ideal for administrative workers and often selected for reception, personal desks, and back offices.

recommended-devices-d7xx-new2The D785 desk phone is ideal for hospital administration members communicating with large teams of doctors, nurses, and even patients. It offers 24 programmable function keys that enable receptionists and other in-office members to dial common calls and extensions to coworkers with the press of a button. It also provides a convenient second screen for quick and easy contact management.

The D735 is ideal for small to medium-sized clinics. It offers eight programmable keys that enable receptionists and other in-office users to reach important contacts on speed dial. Designed with a unique motion sensor that automatically displays the function keys and searches through contacts quickly and conveniently. It’s also USB headset compatible, so users can move about the hospital or clinic while remaining connected to their desk phone.

The D717 is a cost-effective, entry-level device ideal for light use and common areas. It offers three programable keys for frequent contacts, a USB port, and wideband audio to support additional connectivity and mobility onsite.



The M900 multi-cell DECT mobility solution best suits on-the-go employees, like doctors and nurses, and can be deployed as personal or shared handsets among hospital staff.


The M900 DECT multi-cell base station builds a network that extends coverage to hospitals of all sizes. It offers an integrated DECT manager that enables seamless call connectivity and handover across multiple floors and buildings. From small clinics to expansive hospitals with thousands of devices, the M900 system scales up or down to keep teams in contact and ensures consistent clarity across the hospital or clinic.

The M90 antibacterial DECT handset works well at hospitals and clinics where users share equipment. Designed with an antibacterial coating that reduces and prevents bacteria growth on the device, it helps keep workers from spreading germs. It’s also protected against drops of up to two meters and engineered with an additional outer shell that is water and dust-resistant.

The M80 ruggedized DECT handset offers a lightweight and durable device that can survive drops, spills, and other hazards common to healthcare settings. The ruggedized handset offers healthcare workers portability and protection with integrated Bluetooth and a unique alarm functionality. The integrated Bluetooth allows for hands-free mobility throughout the hospital or clinic, while the alarm function sends an automatic alert to any chosen number when triggered.

The M70 office DECT handset offers a compact wireless phone for mobile environments. It provides a light and compact DECT handset ideal for doctors, nurses, technicians, and administrators. Engineered with HD audio quality, the M70 is versatile, lightweight, and pairable with Bluetooth headsets to keep users connected when away from their desks and moving about the hospital or clinic.



Our conferencing solutions best suit team-based and administrative settings and are often placed in conference rooms and other shared team areas.


The C620 SIP Wireless Conference Phone allows clear and consistent audio during conference calls. Attendees can spread out and still be heard up to 150 ft from the base station by featuring a wireless base speakerphone with one fixed and two detachable wireless microphones.

The C52-SP Expansion Speakerphone enhances collaboration by connecting up to two extensions to the C620 wireless conference phone. We designed them for teams that regularly hold large teleconferences with members both on and offsite. The C52-SP empowers healthcare facilities with large groups to communicate confidently during team meetings.



The PA1 broadcasting solution allows administrative and management staff to make public announcements throughout the clinic, care center, or hospital.

recommended-devices-pa1-new2The Snom PA1 empowers users to broadcast announcements across hospital floors and reception areas. It can also supply background music to breakrooms and other assigned rooms.   



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Topics: SIP, cordless phone, SMB, VoIP, telephony, SIP solutions, office phones, DECT Mobility

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VTech Communications, Inc., a global leader and manufacturer of business phones and consumer products, adopted the Snom brand for the company’s SIP-based business products.

Acquired by VTech in 2016, Snom is a pioneer and a leading brand of professional and enterprise VoIP telephones. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Snom's engineering is globally renowned for robust, high-quality and feature-rich business telephones that are designed exclusively for the trained and certified professional IT and PBX installer.

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