Medical Alert Advice Blog

Technical Things To Know

How To Test Your Medical Monitoring System

Your medical monitoring system does require some basic testing from time-to-time to be sure that it’s functioning properly.  Depending on your medical monitoring company, some of these tests are performed automatically for you so you don’t have to be concerned.


Medical Alert Monitoring & Voice Over IP (VoIP)

What is VOIP? Voice Over Internet Protocol, also known as Voice Over IP or VOIP, is a technology that allows you to use your high-speed internet connection to make telephone calls.  VOIP has come a long way over the years, and since 2004, commercial VOIP service really began to grow.


Line Seizure? What???

Medical alert monitoring systems typically send their medical alarm information and any conversations between the monitoring station and your loved one over a telephone line.   All of this happens with a simple push of a button.  When the medical alert button is pressed, the system basically dials the central monitoring facility, sends some data to […]