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Biometrics Is Helping Defend Against Cyber Attacks in Health-Care Industry

Medical companies have begun deploying biometrics systems as part of their cybersecurity measures.

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Jeron Electronic Systems of Chicago releases the Pro-Alert 480, a two-way communication solution for areas of rescue assistance. SSI Staff · August 08, 2012

Left in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are legions of installing security contractors and other business owners wondering how the new provisions may impact their bottom lines. By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2012

Administrators at Palm Health Partners (PHP) contacted Johnson Controls Inc. to design and deploy an intelligent network of state-of-the-art systems to automate the health-care operations at PHP’s NuVista Care Communities and central office in Wellington, Fla. July 01, 2012

Johnson Controls will launch a security solution for the healthcare industry designed to enhance operational efficiencies, decrease costs and improve customer satisfaction, the company announced Tuesday. March 26, 2012

Inovonics of Louisville, Colo., releases Radius, a mobile duress and situational awareness solution that utilizes the company's wireless positioning technology. SSI Staff · February 15, 2012

The welfare of patients, medical personnel and staff are a top priority for any hospital but perhaps even more so where it concerns the brave and honorable men and women who have served and sacrificed to keep America free. Multiple VA hospital case studies show how advanced fire/life-safety systems are providing safe haven for veterans.  January 17, 2012

Carmel, Ind.-based Schlage, an Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies company, releases the GT-400 HandPunch biometric terminals for collecting time and attendance information for small and enterprise businesses. SSI Staff · November 12, 2011

Seeking to upgrade its aging analog video surveillance and security capabilities, Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) contracted with a local systems integrator to provide an IP-based solution integrated with access control technology. August 16, 2011

The Int'l Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) has awarded Schneider Electric Program Director for Healthcare Security Solutions Steve Nibbelink with the Presidential Award for Contributions in Healthcare and Security. August 07, 2011

Administrators at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind., the largest provider of health services between Indianapolis and St. Louis, enlisted Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) to install and integrate cutting-edge technology across the campus. June 30, 2011


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