Health Care

Mercy Hospital Puts Parking Experience First When Designing New Garage

TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been awarded an Automated Parking Guidance System (APGS) contract by Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, MO. In Summer 2023, Mercy Hospital St. Louis is scheduled to complete a new, state of the art, five level Mercy Ballas Multispecialty Center across the street from the primary medical facility. A new high-tech parking structure is also a part of the project. A recent 2022 Excellence in Patient Experience Award Winner, Mercy Hospital’s patient centric approach to healthcare begins the moment each patient enters the parking garage.

Interface Launches Infant Security System and Wandering Patient Management for Hospitals

Interface Security Systems announced an expanded suite of Personal Protection Monitoring services that use active RFID tags to protect infants from abduction, prevent mother/infant mismatches, and monitor memory care patients.Personal Protection Monitoring was first launched in June 2020 with a focus on protecting at-risk lone and mobile workers in retail, restaurant, and hospitality brands. With today’s launch, Interface adds healthcare solutions to their Personal Protection Monitoring portfolio.

Commend Improves Operations by Extending the Value of Communications

Commend Americas announced enhancements to its communication platform to provide hospitals and clinics with additional flexibility in how to apply unified communications across their infrastructures. The company’s core technology allows healthcare providers to leverage a single platform that supports secure use cases, including security and operational communications, and clinical and operating room communication and workflow.

ICI’s New Biorisk Platform Helps Organizations Protect their Workforces from Biorisk Threats

To help businesses, agencies and healthcare providers protect their people from biorisk threats, Infrared Cameras Incorporated (ICI) unveiled its new Biorisk Cloud Platform. Combining infrared technology and a proprietary, cloud-based data management solution, ICI helps organizations across industries report and manage biorisk, such as COVID-19, to avoid potential safety incidents and operational disruptions.

ADT Security Launches Essence SmartCare’s Senior Care Solution for Australia

Essence SmartCare announced that ADT Security Australia, a leading provider of security monitoring services, has selected its Care@Home Enhanced Telecare Services Platform to expand ADT’s Health and Wellness services offering in Australia. ADT Security Australia is part of Johnson Controls, the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings. This partnership was facilitated in conjunction with HSC Technology Group.

New Panasonic i-PRO Secure VA Hospitals Initiative Provides Comprehensive Security Solutions and Support

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces the launch of i-PRO Secure VA Hospitals. The new initiative recognizes and supports VA hospitals and healthcare facilities with a comprehensive program of integrated surveillance and security solutions that delivers the tools, technology and support needed to keep organizations safe and secure. The i-PRO Secure VA Hospital program provides a wide range of solutions that can be tailored to meet each facility’s needs.

Alcatraz Partners with TRL Systems to Extend Presence on the West Coast and in the Healthcare Market

Alcatraz has partnered with TRL Systems to sell and market Alcatraz’s security solutions. Headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and with regional offices in Burbank, Tustin, and San Diego, TRL Systems is a leading provider of fire life safety and security integration solutions for a variety of industry segments including their specialty, healthcare, as well as education, industrial, hospitality, government, entertainment, and transportation.

March Networks Announces New Health Compliance Solution

March announced a new solution to help enterprise businesses manage new health and safety compliance regulations in the COVID-19 era. The company’s Health Compliance Solution delivers a suite of new features to help banks, retailers, restaurants, schools and other businesses monitor and measure occupancy in real-time, rapidly detect individuals who may pose a potential risk, and ensure compliance with new cleaning and sanitization procedures.

Dortronics Door Control Keep Clean Rooms Better Protected

Dortronics Systems offers a comprehensive line of door control products that combine to provide laboratory and research facility management with comprehensive solutions to better protect clean rooms with harmful contagions. Products include touchless and waterproof switches, motion sensor door releases, and maglocks of all sizes and holding strengths, and customized door interlock controls. Dortronics clean room door control solutions include touchless and waterproof switches.

Maxxess Unveils New Health Risk Management System

Maxxess Systems has announced a new application for the Maxxess InSite™ Response Coordination System specifically designed to help organizations manage health risks to their staff and visitors. If someone is found to be sick, the system can immediately survey all other employees to determine who might have been in contact with that person for the protection of the other employees.

3xLOGIC and Bolt for the Heart Partner to Help Save Lives

3xLOGIC announced its continuing support and sponsorship of Bolt for the Heart, which promotes several events that raise funds to place automated external defibrillators in the hands of first responders, free of charge, as well as train staff on successful AED usage. On Thanksgiving Day, over 3,500 people gathered to support the 8th Annual Bolt for the Heart 5K Run/Walk in Carmel, IN. Team 3xLogic, a silver sponsor of the event, joined the fun to raise money and help raise awareness for heart disease education.

10ZiG Supports Complete Imprivata OneSign Authentication Management And Single Sign-On Solutions

10ZiG Technology® has been successfully providing lightning fast, easy access to patient records and healthcare information for doctors and professionals with its Imprivata® OneSign Single-Sign-On (SSO) Certification and compatibility through Proximity Reader technology, and has now mastered support to include Fingerprint Reader technology. This cutting edge compatibility has been tested and perfected with 10ZiG Citrix and VMware based Clients, and its latest 10ZiG 5900q Series Client, the first in the industry to fully support a triple-monitor 4K UHD setup at the absolute highest performance levels, never seen before.

NY Security Firm Signs $300M Contract For Emergency Comms System

Titan HST announced it entered a strategic multi-year contract valued at approximately $300 million with Titan Global, LLC, a full-service security provider specializing in emergency management and private security. Titan Global, which is owned and operated by law enforcement and military professionals, will roll out the Titan HST communications system to its security workforce and, subsequently, its clients covering countless high-profile sites and tens of millions of customers, effective immediately.

SecuraTrac mPERS Amplifies Mass Notification System Efficacy

SecuraTrac® has created the MobileDefender Model S (MD-S), an mPERS device that can be integrated into Mass Notification Systems (MNS) to create new channels of communication and enhance response potential during an emergency. Integrating an MNS with the SecuraTrac mobile safety platform enables organizations to incorporate more detail in the event of an emergency because there can be a two-way dialogue about the event. Then more specifics about what to do, where to go, how to remain safe, etc. can be built into the MNS.

Surveon Upgrades Hospital Security With Complete Solution

While the aging population rises with the declining birth rate, healthcare has become a crucial issue all over the world. Security in and around the healthcare institution is always a major concern due to the open nature of these places and the sensitivity of hospital operations. To protect the staff, patients, visitors, as well as the assets in many areas in the hospital, the security requirements are much more stringent than those in regular surveillance applications. Being a professional solution provider in vertical application, Surveon offers complete healthcare solutions, including high-resolution cameras, enterprise hardware RAID NVR, as well as enterprise VMS with real-time video analytics (VA) to detect forbidden area access like patient rooms, protecting the patients and staff from potential risks.

Case Study: Audio Enhances Safety in Ebola Hospital Ward

2014 marked the year of the largest outbreak of Ebola– one of the deadliest diseases mankind has faced. When the World Health Organization categorized the epidemic as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern last August, hospitals across the United States acted quickly to increase safety measures. One hospital in New York was fast-tracked to set up a temporary Ebola ward, in case an Ebola patient who arrived at JFK Airport needed to be rushed over to their center.

The Great Edge of Using Hospital Surveillance

In several hospitals and other healthcare sectors, surveillance has become a dependable tool for security development.

This is along with the cost control abilities it provides. Hospital surveillance cameras may work to protect the patients and hospital employees from security breaks, and offer useful visual evidence, which could be utilized for boosting productivity and for preventing dishonest claims.

Xentry Systems Integration and Ascom Partner for Streamlined Healthcare, Communication Services

Xentry Systems Integration, a systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security solutions and healthcare technologies, today announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Ascom (US) Inc. to streamline delivery of the company’s mission critical healthcare communications solutions to Xentry customers.

Elpas Debuts New Generation of Infant Protection Bracelet

Elpas, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco (NYSE: TYC), has introduced a new version of its Infant Protection Bracelet, part of its Infant Protection Solution. The Infant Protection Solution consists of a small, baby-friendly Active RFID Tag, and the Elpas Charm that, when used as part of the Infant Protection Bracelet, enables wireless deterrence of infant abduction and mother-baby mismatch in maternity, obstetrics, neonatal, and pediatric departments from the time of birth/admittance until discharge.

PatientSecure To Provide Columbus Community Hospital With Biometric Solution To Identify Patients

This fall, Columbus Community Hospital will be introducing a biometric patient identification system developed by PatientSecure. The palm vein recognition solution will ensure correct medical records are used for each patient and speed up the registration process, according to a report by ColumbusTelegram.com. Using palm vein recognition to identify patients, the PatientSecure scanner’s infrared light […]