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Pocket Phones (Medical Center)

Pocket Telephones function as "mobile desk phones," allowing you to place and receive calls while you're away from your desk or station. Pocket telephone base stations (ceiling mounted antennas) provide coverage throughout most of the Hospital/Medical Center complex, so you can be fully mobile.

Ascom (APT) is the pocket telephone which is available in the Stanford Hospital and Clinics.


  • Secure conversations via state-of-the-art technology and digital encoding
  • Five-digit dialing to campus phone lines with the prefixes 723, 724, 725, 736, 497, or 498
  • Lightweight ergonomic handset
  • Headset-compatible for hands-free use

Designed for

Current faculty and staff affiliated with Stanford Hospital and Clinics and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.


Pocket phone rates.

Get started

For phones and supplies, see the Ascom pages for particulars on ordering phones and supplies. 

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Ascom (APT).

Last modified April 12, 2023