Hospital Security


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.

Microsoft Selects PhoneFactor to Provide Multi-Factor Security for HealthVault

PhoneFactor’s multi-factor authentication service has been integrated with Microsoft HealthVault, an online service designed to put consumers in control of their personal health information. HealthVault users can now benefit from an extra layer of security when signing into the service, further protecting their privacy and preventing identity theft and fraud.

Healthcare Network Migrates to Contactless, Multi-application Access Control

HID Global has enabled the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network (AEHN) to re-badge more than 7,000 personnel following the firm’s spin-off and corporate re-branding, while also migrating to higher-security 13.56 MHz contactless technologies.



Report Examines Privacy, Security Risks in Patient Health Data

A new report, "Privacy and Security in Health Care: A Fresh Look," released by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, identifies the risks associated with privacy and security breaches in healthcare. The report offers guidance to help minimize potential privacy and security threats as health reform drives increased exchange of online health information.

Fujitsu Appoints Charles Yanak as Dir. of Product Management and Partner Development

Yanak will report directly to Christer Bergman, vice president of Fujitsu’s biometric solutions, who joined the company in December.

Mobile Active Defense Partners with MainNerve on Healthcare Smartphone Security

Mobile Application Development (M.A.D.) Partners LLC and MainNerve are collaborating to provide iPhone, iPad and smartphone security and compliance to the critical healthcare sector.

HID Appoints Jason Walden to Push RFID Growth Across Europe

Walden will be responsible for extending HID’s leadership in RFID tagging into the rapidly growing market for solutions that support asset-tracking, process automation, medical processes and identification of returnable transport items.

New Jersey Hospital To Use AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System

Capital Health, a provider of advanced medicine in New Jersey, has chosen to install AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System at its new hospital in Hopewell Township, N.J.

IdentiSys Appoints Darlene Swan to Oversee Marketing Expansion

Darlene Swan will be a key member of the IdentiSys marketing team, reporting to IdentiSys Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Joe Wright.

RF Technologies Promotes Paul Larson to Vice President of Product Development

Larson is responsible for leading all phases of RF Technologies' product development initiatives including: gathering, translating and conceptualizing the voice of the customer; developing the product roadmap; leading new product engineering; directing sustaining engineering support for existing products and product line extensions; and managing internal and external technical education program leaders.

Defentect Group Begins Installation at Major Northeastern Medical Facility

Defentect's Gammatect sensors, which are equipped to communicate with the company's proprietary DM3 technology, are being placed at key access points on the hospital campus.

Lumidigm to Showcase Biometric Authentication at HIMSS11

Company stresses secure access for healthcare facilities needing to meet HIPPA/HITECH requirements.

The Network is Alive

For more than 140 years, The Albert Einstein Healthcare Network has provided impeccable medical care to the greater Philadelphia area and has earned a reputation for quality, excellence and leadership in the healthcare field. The first major challenge for AEHN security, led by Russell Jones, the network director for protective services, was replacing the employees’, doctors’, volunteers’ and other medical staff’s badges with ID cards featuring the network’s new logo.

N.C. Medical Center Standardizes on March Networks IP Video Surveillance

MedWest Health System – an affiliation of three hospital campuses in North Carolina – has standardized on the company's VideoSphere video management system to guard against false liability claims.

Niscayah Hosts Event on Technologies, Best Practices

Sgt. Dan Birbeck will speak at the Jan. 21 event in Boston, Mass.

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