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.
When Sharp Grossmont Hospital (San Deigo, CA) officials realized anesthesia drugs were disappearing from surgery carts, they turned to video surveillance to catch those responsible. In the process, they also captured many images of women undergoing surgery. The video surveillance has raised questions about patient privacy and how well the hospital managed its storage of dangerous drugs.
At the 2014 ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits, ASSA ABLOY will announce the introduction of 75 new products, underscoring the company’s commitment to innovation in the global access control and door opening markets. At ASIS, the company is poised to introduce new products in critical areas, including high security doors and hardware, e-cylinders for electronic access control, plus advanced lock technologies for institutional, commercial, and home control applications.
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, 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.
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 […]
CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and e-Thele SQD Networks a market leader in the design, implementation and support of Situational Management and PSIM solutions have been chosen to provide a comprehensive security management system for a hospital facility in South Africa. Healthcare security is facing increased violence, crime […]
Lets Healthcare Organizations Easily Migrate from Mechanical Locks to Electronic Access Control. Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, will show ASHE Annual exhibition attendees how easily they can migrate from mechanical locks to electronic access control to secure more openings at a lower cost than other electronic locks […]
Hospital security teams could start wearing body-worn video cameras on uniforms to record violent and threatening incidents. It follows a successful two-week trial of a body-worn camera by security workers at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. It is hoped the scheme could be rolled out across Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust […]
UniKey, the industry leader in smart access control technology announces integration of its keyless entry technology with hospitality door locks from MIWA Lock Company, the leading choice of electronic locking systems by hotel chains around the world. The Smartphone based touch-to-open technology will be integrated with MIWA’s flagship ALV2 System and will be showcased this […]