A psychiatric care center in West Virginia receives an advanced video surveillance solution, among other security and life-safety systems, to ensure the well-being of patients, staff and the community. Find out how a local security provider met multiple project challenges and a demanding completion date.
Rodney Bosch · July 23, 2014
Frequent facilities expansion necessitating system upgrades is a chief reason the healthcare market is among security’s most robust. For more than two decades, Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center has relied on its integrator to keep current, including a recent project with 100 cameras and 25 card readers.
By Deborah O’Mara · July 21, 2014
Faced with rising violence, stricter privacy requirements and heightened emergency preparedness, hospitals have critical challenges that can be solved via access control. Meet this market’s needs by keeping facilities safe while also boosting the value proposition by enhancing convenience and efficiencies.
By Ann Geissler Timme · July 17, 2014
Healthcare facility violent crime rate went up 25% while the rate of disorderly conduct increased 40%.
Robin Gray · June 14, 2014
The growth of health care in the United States will result in a more than 142% increase in next five years in personal health and wellness product sales and software and service revenues, according to a new report released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
January 02, 2014
Suppose a health-care facility is in need of additional resources, either video surveillance, updated access controls or even advice regarding its overall security program. Here are some strategies that integrators should keep in mind as they work in unison with end-user customers to create a safer and more secure environment for clients, students, visitors and staff of the facilities they support.
October 31, 2013
Few industries have a more mission-critical need to secure both facilities than health care, nor face such intense compliance requirements. No wonder many security integrators are finding this sector to be a growth area for their businesses. Get a firmer handle on this market and why biometrics is so applicable.
September 05, 2013
End-User Insider is a new monthly column featuring security managers from across the vertical market landscape who will share their unique perspectives and provide “voice of the customer” input.
July 31, 2013
Jeron Electronic Systems of Chicago releases the Provider 790 One-Touch touchscreen IP intercom, which supports the multi-tasking communication requirements of acute care and clinical environments.
SSI Staff · July 08, 2013
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