These new safety and security measures come in light of an increase in violence against nurses and health care workers on the job. This year, Penn State Health has seen two violent incidents.
- By Jessica Davis
- Nov 02, 2018
Healthcare institutions face a variety of cybersecurity challenges, and the threats continue to grow and evolve. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to data breaches and ransomware attacks because of the high value of healthcare data
- By Sheila Loy
- Sep 01, 2018
Having both specific and shared goals is what makes medical centers quite unique to security. Rarely are two buildings alike, yet they all have common needs, requirements and goals.
Looking at examples of how municipalities or governments protect these assets can help businesses plan as well. Critical infrastructure for businesses often shares similar needs with municipalities: how do we best protect servers, structures and the people who live and work in private buildings?
- By Peter Boriskin
- Jul 11, 2018
Over the past several years we’ve seen an increase in attacks focused on public spaces. There is no safe-haven in today’s societal landscape that would allow any public service or business to conclude that they are not a target. Hospitals are no exception.
- By Bill Edwards, Autumn Harris
- Jun 01, 2018
Cybersecurity was found to be the top technology used by healthcare facilities.
- By Sydny Shepard
- Mar 06, 2018
Let me let you in on a troubling, not-so-little secret: violence in the workplace is continuing to escalate in medical facilities, despite the fact that national assault rates have been dropping in recent years.
- By Paul Baratta
- Aug 01, 2017
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.
- By Greg Smith
- Jun 01, 2017
Hospitals and medical centers face a number of challenges related to ensuring a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.
- By Greg Smith
- May 01, 2017
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.
- By Scott Lindley
- Mar 01, 2017
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.
- By Dolores A. Stafford
- Mar 01, 2017
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Increasing mobility of equipment raises new concerns of managing access and keeping data confidential.
- By Steve Spatig
- Jul 08, 2015
For hospitals and critical care facilities, security and access control systems are a key part of the situational awareness and security management platform.
Employee turnover rates and low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.
Key trends for banks, hospitals, universities and federal agencies, as well as government ID, transportation, enterprise and retail applications.
Integrity caregivers established “proof of presence” by tapping HID Global’s trusted tags with their NFC-enabled smartphone, eliminating opportunities to falsify records.
Partnership streamlines mission critical healthcare communications for customers.
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.