Archive for the 'Other Communications' Category

Faxing prescriptions to a pharmacy

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

My doctor’s office usually faxes in my prescription to a local pharmacy, but this time my doctor gave me a written prescription to take in myself. Can I fax it instead?

How to fax from a smartphone

Friday, June 5th, 2015

A couple of years ago I tried using my smartphone to send a fax. It was confusing and I finally gave up. Has the technology improved since then?

How can I fax the President of the United States?

Friday, March 30th, 2012

I would like to send a fax to the President of the United States. Is there a free service that will let me send a fax to the White House?

Can you send a fax over a cell phone line?

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

I recently went to a cellular home phone connection through Verizon, and did not realize at the time I could not use my fax machine with that. Now I have no land line phone connections. Are there any fax machines that will transmit over a cellular line, or anything I can do?

Call waiting is messing up my faxes. What should I do?

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

I am trying to send faxes via a dedicated fax line but the call waiting code keeps dialing before the number I want. I then get a voice message saying that I have dialed an incorrect number and that I must consult the instructions. When I disable call waiting it still does it. What should […]

Can an electronic fax service automatically redial if the first attempt fails?

Friday, March 16th, 2012

We use an electronic fax service. Can it be set up to redial if there was a failed fax attempt for whatever reason?

How can I fax my Congressperson?

Friday, March 9th, 2012

I would like to fax my Congressperson. Is there a free service that will allow me to send a fax to a Congressperson’s office?

Can you put patient information on the coversheet of a medically related fax, or is that a violation of HIPAA?

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

I have a question about HIPAA cover sheets. Our fax cover sheet contains the language as recommended. Can we then put patient info on the cover sheet or does HIPAA not allow any private info on the cover sheet, only allowed on the accompanying sheets?

How can I get a temporary phone number?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

I’m looking for a temporary phone number to use while I’m selling items on Craigslist, but I don’t want to pay much for the service. Can you tell me if there’s anything that might work for this purpose?

It’s getting expensive paying Vonage and not making calls. Will MagicJack work the same way?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

I only want to send and receive faxes. I don’t need to make or receive phone calls. I have Vonage right now, which I used to use for my home phone, but now I have my cell and I have the fax hooked up directly to the Vonage phone line. I use this for my […]