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Paging and Messaging Services

Getting started

Paging and Messaging Services provides Smart Messaging through Spok Mobile Messaging app and Smart Page, and traditional paging services for Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Stanford Children's Health.

Service plans

You can choose from a number of different paging methods: Smart paging, email, SMS, physical pager, etc.

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Find messaging service plan rates and equipment prices.

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Sending and receiving pages

There are four primary methods for sending a page to a user.

Phone system

Send pages through the automated phone system and page operator.

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Smart Page

Send and trace pages through a web-based interface called Smart Page.

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Spok Mobile

Send messages through the Spok Mobile app on your iOS or Android device.

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Send a page by email with a recipient's 5-digit messaging ID.

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The Paging Services office provides pager support. Located at Stanford University Hospital Room HC009. Call 650-725-7101 or submit a HelpSU request.

Pager features

Learn more about additional paging and messaging features.

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Using Smart Page

Launch Smart Page to access the messaging portal and search the directory on a web-based interface.

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Repair a pager

Mobile Devices Services offers limited physical pager repairs.

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User guides

Motorola pager user guides are available.

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Patient identifiable information should be limited to the absolute minimum necessary to facilitate urgent patient care or support functions.


  • Current faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford Children's Health and School of Medicine.


Data security

May not be used to transmit Moderate or High Risk Data, as defined by the Information Security Office.

Type Secured Connection
Pages to Spok Mobile Secured
Pages to Spok Wireless Secured Secured
Pages sent to SMS Not secured
Pages to SBAN/Spok Wireless Not secured
Email to page from non-Stanford email addresses Not secured

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