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.
Yanak will report directly to Christer Bergman, vice president of Fujitsu’s biometric solutions, who joined the company in December.
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.
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.
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.
Darlene Swan will be a key member of the IdentiSys marketing team, reporting to IdentiSys Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Joe Wright.
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'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.
Company stresses secure access for healthcare facilities needing to meet HIPPA/HITECH requirements.
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.
- By Eric Widlitz
- Jan 03, 2011
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.
Sgt. Dan Birbeck will speak at the Jan. 21 event in Boston, Mass.
Patients discharged from a health facility can return home knowing that they can reach help quickly through MediMonitoring.
Lakeridge Health Corp., a Canadian-based healthcare group, is using IndigoVision’s IP video solution to migrate its standalone DVR analog video equipment to an integrated multi-site surveillance system.
Since 1925, northern New Jersey has turned to Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck for healthcare excellence. While its patient volume and service delivery have recently undergone extensive expansion, Holy Name Medical Center employed an outdated and difficult-to-maintain security system that had outlived its usefulness. Holy Name’s newly built Emergency Care Center and status as a Medical Coordination Center for disaster preparedness helped drive the funding needed to invest in a new security management system. Hospital officials chose AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System with Symmetry Video. This offered Holy Name access control, video and alarm monitoring on one platform.
- By Kim Rahfaldt
- Aug 01, 2010
The workplace is supposed to be a safe place. A hospital, especially, is meant to be a place of health and healing for patients and a safe place to work for staff. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is like many other medical facilities, where the mission is to provide the best care possible. Hospital officials also know that security is a key component to the hospital’s mission and the safety and security of its employees.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Aug 01, 2010
Niscayah Inc. Healthcare Solutions Group is hosting its annual Healthcare Security Expo in Boston on September 30. Numerous industry leaders and technology vendors will be on site to educate attendees on the emerging trends and “best practices” being deployed by some of the top rated healthcare facilities nationwide.
Avigilon recently announced that Southside Medical Center, Georgia’s oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Center, has deployed the Avigilon HD surveillance system to boost patient and staff safety.
St. Mary’s Innovis Health is a healthcare facility serving Detroit Lakes, Minn., and several surrounding communities. Its growing campus consists of clinics and nursing centers, an emergency room, three assisted-living facilities and administrative offices. Dedicated to patient safety, the hospital needed an effective way to track the patients and hospital staff entering and leaving its facility.
- By Karl Griffith
- Jun 08, 2010
CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo., had been a long-time advocate of using electronic surveillance to protect people and property within its vast premises. In fact, hospital security was already monitoring more than 300 video cameras attached to multiple DVR-based analog systems. But the technology’s gaps in coverage and archiving constraints made it difficult to review weekly incident reports and gather forensic video in a timely manner.
- By Fredrik Nilsson
- Jun 01, 2010