Healthcare Blog Series

Creating smarter, safer healthcare facilities starts with the proper education. Catch up on industry trends, new technology, and staggering statistics that can change the way your hospital does business.

Improving patient care - today and tomorrow


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As healthcare systems face new struggles with increased patient loads and shortages of PPE, cameras continue to play an increasingly vital role in patient care. Check out this blog post to learn about the role of network video in the healthcare industry, as well as how Nemours Children's Hospital was able to utilize network cameras to reduce alarm response time and ultimately improve patient care.

Access control during a health crisis: Keeping people safe and secure


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The current healthcare crisis has greatly impacted how healthcare providers operate. Healthcare institutions have been trying to figure out the most effective long-term solutions for decreasing the chance of exposure, protecting PPE equipment and improving the overall health, safety, and security measures at their facilities. Paul Baratta discusses access control and how it can help healthcare providers today and for years to come.

Safeguarding patients, providers and PPE in today's healthcare environment


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How are healthcare facilities adapting to the challenges of today’s environment? Paul Baratta gives some insight into how tele-health visits and virtual patient monitoring are are changing the healthcare delivery landscape, and Nemours Children’s Hospital and Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital provide some examples of how they are protecting their patients and staff, as well as conserving their PPE.

Technology for a growing healthcare crisis


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We’ve been receiving many questions from partners and customers relating to how our technology can be utilized within hospitals during critical times. Paul Baratta evaluates applicable healthcare use cases and addresses some of these questions about remote patient monitoring, equipment and supplies protection, fever detection and more.

Bridging the gap between Healthcare and Security


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What is the role of law enforcement professionals in healthcare settings? How can hospital staff begin to form relationships with these professionals, and how exactly can they benefit the facility? Our blog dives deeper into how these two aspects are working together to create a safer hospital for your visitors, patients and staff.

How to drive physical security and IT convergence in healthcare


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In an evolving healthcare landscape, staying on the cutting edge is vital to any hospital’s survival. To thrive as a healthcare facility, it’s more important than ever to make patient and staff safety a top priority and meet the evolving range of threats they face.

How can video improve patient care?


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The use of video in healthcare facilities goes far beyond traditional security to protect people and property. It offers more insight for nurses into patient needs, more robust call solutions, and lowered risk to staff overall. It also provides an opportunity for remote diagnosis & better fall detection.


Top 5 strategies for reliable fall detection


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According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of accidental deaths worldwide. To improve patient safety, it's essential to stay up to date with preventative technologies such as physical monitoring, wearable fall detectors, and pressure and motion sensors.

Improving healthcare and operational efficiencies with modern security solutions


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When operating a healthcare facility you must consider factors such as patient and staff safety, HIPAA privacy laws, and efficiency. Modern security solutions such as audio analytics, access control, cyber readiness and remote monitoring allow facilities to enhance operations, safety, and compliance.

Top cybersecurity practices healthcare facilities should implement


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Cybersecurity breaches are some of the most common and costly ($4 million) attacks to healthcare facilities. Since the network user is the most vulnerable point, it starts with proper training and best practices. You'll also need to protect your IP devices with updated firmware and implement a well-rounded, 5 step cybersecurity plan.

The unusual trend in healthcare facility workplace violence


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Did you know more than 75% of all workplace violent events occur in the healthcare setting? Long wait times, low staffing, and high pressure areas are some of the leading risk factors. To combat these risks our blog considers solutions such as people counting and sound detection analytics, network door controllers, and aggressive behavior training.

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