Hospital Security


DCH Regional Medical Center Selects AMAG Technology Symmetry SR Controller Retrofit Solution

DCH Regional Medical Center Selects AMAG Technology Symmetry SR Controller Retrofit Solution

The Symmetry SR Controller, used as a retrofit solution, allows users to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their current end–of-life security system to Symmetry and keep their existing infrastructure intact.

Hospitals Must Combat Threats to Both the Facility and Their Data

Hospitals Must Combat Threats to Both the Facility and Their Data

The modern healthcare facility must contend with a difficult combination of increasing crime, tightening regulations, and economic challenges as administrators and their security teams strive to protect people, property and sensitive data.

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Healthcare on Guard

As the largest healthcare provider in the Twin Cities’ East Metro area, HealthEast Care System is dedicated to offering its patients the highest quality medical services.

CentraCare Health System takes a multi-pronged approach to medical safety and patient care

Operating with an Aggressive Dose of Security

Four hospitals (St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose and Sauk Centre), five long-term care facilities, nearly a dozen clinics and numerous specialty services operate under the growing CentraCare Health System umbrella in central Minnesota. In the past four years, Centra- Care’s growth has skyrocketed, and so, too, has the need to upgrade its security systems.

Managing Ever Changing Security Needs

The urban campus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is representative of many modern metropolitan healthcare institutions today, with a main campus in a busy city center that takes advantage of every available square inch.

End to End Surveillance

At the behavioral health hospitals, risk management and staff training programs play an important role in the overall vision of their parent corporation by creating a safe and effective environment for patients, employees, visitors and the general public.

Ensuring Patient Privacy, Enhancing Security

Today’s video surveillance camera manufacturers offer models specifically built for the healthcare setting.

Chopper Control

Chopper Control

Helicopter emergency safety decisions are separate from medical decisions. Helicopter personnel need to be armed with the latest navigation tools to ensure safety for all onboard, especially when a matter of minutes can mean the difference between life and death.



Security-Net Grows Presence in Southeast with New Member, Vision Security Technologies

Vision Security Technologies provides Security-Net with geographical coverage and a strong marketing presence in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Honeywell Introduces Entry-level IP Video System

The entry-level system combines Honeywell's new MAXPRO NVR XE with the latest additions to its line of low-cost Performance Series IP cameras, and further eases the transition from analog to digital video for smaller companies such as retail and convenience stores, healthcare centers and professional office buildings.

The Picture of Health

Thieves are everywhere, and doctors' offices are no exception. Prescription drugs, medical supplies and good, old-fashioned money can all be targets of unscrupulous patients or employees. Surveillance to prevent these crimes, though, can be a tricky task because patients have a legal expectation of privacy. So what's a doc to do?

Indigo Identityware Announces Biometric Authentication for Healthcare

MorphoTrak’s biometric technology combined with Indigo’s proprietary Identity and Access Management solution will ensure healthcare providers seamless access each time they authenticate into their desktop and electronic medical records system.

Notifier Fire Alarms Seismic-certified and In-use

A California hospital receives seismic-certified fire alarm transplant.

UK Hospital Deploys DVTel Video Management System

DVTel Inc. recently announced that the Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, has selected DVTel from among eight video management software providers as the central platform for a newly-upgraded IP video management system.

Confronting Violence Health Care Workplace Violence

Most people think of hospitals as places for healing. But the threat of violence -- which can take many forms -- can be a daily reality for nurses and other health care workers, creating a compelling need to properly address the issue.

Duane DeCouteau Joins Jericho Systems as Software Managing Director

He will lead product development for Jericho’s EnterSpace Decisioning Service and will ensure that it continues to align with both industry standards and the needs of Jericho’s major clients such as the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Department of Defense.

Ingersoll Rand Partners with CNL Software's PSIM on Healthcare Solutions

Under the terms of the agreement, Ingersoll Rand will license a private-label version of CNL’s IPSecurityCenter, a software-based integration and management platform customized specifically for the healthcare market.

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School Shooting Changed Police Response Tactics

After the school shootings at Columbine High School in 1999, police had to re-think their strategies in dealing with active shooters. That killing spree changed the way law enforcement approaches armed killers.

ADT Commercial Opens Showcase Facility to Demonstrate Networked Solutions to Customers

Located within ADT’s flagship customer monitoring center, the 6,500-square-foot ISC has three vertical market showrooms.

Pharmacies Fend Off Drug Thieves

Today’s thief may not be the bank robber of yesterday. While there are still plenty of banks getting hit, it’s now drug thieves working the pharmacies that have law enforcement concerned.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - September 2019

    September 2019

    Featuring:

    • Deploying IoT Devices
    • Averting Workplace Violence
    • Automating Emergency Communication
    • Security by Design
    • The Access Solution

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