Hospital Security


Filling the Gap

Filling the Gap

When seconds count in an emergency, such as an active shooter or severe weather, gaps in communication can cost lives. Many schools, businesses and healthcare facilities face the challenge of ensuring comprehensive coverage with their existing emergency mass communication systems.

Best Practices in the Healthcare Industry

Hospitals and medical centers face a number of challenges related to ensuring a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.

Providing Access

A Michigan based health care provider that features two main campuses and has dozens of remote and satellite care centers had, for years, deployed a magnetic stripe card-based Galaxy Control Systems access control system integrated, installed and serviced by VidCom Solutions in Lansing.

The Clery Vision

The Clery Vision

Security directors in hospitals and other healthcare settings need to understand pertinent aspects of the Clery Act, and how to partner with colleges and universities to establish, maintain or enhance compliance with this federal law.

Arecont Vision Helps Increase Situational Awareness at Vietnam's Newest Healthcare Facility

First integrated healthcare facility in the country to provide comprehensive healthcare solution employing advanced medical equipment and professional medical staff.

Security-Net Welcomes Three New Member Companies

Combines sixty years of industry experience.

Online Exclusive: Electronic Access Control for the Medical Facility and Beyond

Online Exclusive: Electronic Access Control for the Medical Facility and Beyond

Increasing mobility of equipment raises new concerns of managing access and keeping data confidential.

A CLEER Path To IP - Modern method of migration from analog to IP

A CLEER Path To IP

For hospitals and critical care facilities, security and access control systems are a key part of the situational awareness and security management platform.



One in Three U.S. Hospitals Report Rise in Violence and Assaults in 2014

Employee turnover rates and low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.

HID Global Shares Top Secure Identity Trends for 2015

Key trends for banks, hospitals, universities and federal agencies, as well as government ID, transportation, enterprise and retail applications.

HID Global's NFC Tag Technology Reduces Fraud in Home Healthcare Market

Integrity caregivers established “proof of presence” by tapping HID Global’s trusted tags with their NFC-enabled smartphone, eliminating opportunities to falsify records.

Xentry Systems Integration and Ascom Partner

Partnership streamlines mission critical healthcare communications for customers.

Advantech's 7" Handheld Pocket Pad Brings Full-size Computing to Mobile Healthcare Applications

Designed especially for use in clinical applications such as EMR, BCMA/CLMA, CPOE, PACS and radiology, is an extension of hospital information system (HIS) and is an ideal PDA.

Hospital Security Breach Steals Data from 4.5 Million Patients

Hospital Security Breach Steals Data from 4.5 Million Patients

Community Health Systems in Central Florida hospitals are affected by the breach

North Shore-LIJ Health System Chooses Perspective by PPM

New incident management system to be implemented across 16 award-winning hospitals.

Making a Cultural Shift

Making a Cultural Shift

Hospitals operate 24/7. As a result, countless numbers of people enter and exit their facilities. In order to provide a safe environment for their patients and employees, they need to know who these people are and why they are there.

Allegion to Feature New ENGAGE Technology-enabled Schlage Wireless Electronic Locks at ASHE

Allows healthcare organizations to easily migrate from mechanical locks to electronic access control.

Indiana Hospital Put on Lockdown

Fatal stabbing leaves elderly woman dead with another body discovered in a nearby home.

Physically Securing Medical Equipment with Electronic Access Control

Physically Securing Medical Equipment with Electronic Access Control

Solution should provide remote monitoring capabilities to control access within a facility and audit trail capabilities to demonstrate compliance with HIPAA requirements.

Hacking Hospital Equipment is Child

Hacking Hospital Equipment is Child's Play

Shocking results of a two-year security study of a healthcare network revealed via weak passwords, lack of authentication and embedded web servers.

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    ResponderLink

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