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We write articles mainly about visitor management, which helps you to know who is (or has been) in your facility. It is just part of an organization’s physical security processes that protect people and property within and around a building or campus.

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A busy hospital lobby balances security, health, and efficiency

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThe nearly 1,200 daily visitors to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey, are all required to check in with reception to ensure they have a purpose for being at the facility. The Reception Services Department uses a combination of disposable and reusable “Badge Tags” that helps keep patients and employees safe, prevents guest exposure to toxins, and saves valuable staff resources. The hospital prints adhesive I.D. labels using two computer programs, one for visitors and ...

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7 reasons for using a Visitor Management System

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Visitor management systems (VMS) are an electronic version of the visitor sign-in sheet (or visitor log book) and are being implemented more frequently in schools, hospitals, and businesses of all kinds. While more expensive than a traditional log book, the VMS offers a more efficient and fool-proof sign-in process. It is the most secure way to sign-in visitors, thus improving building security for the seven reasons listed below. 1. Know who is in your building. Visitor management ...

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7 visitor policy basics to keep your school safe

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder To help ensure the security of your students and staff, we recommend that you badge every visitor to your school. According to Ken Trump, President & CEO of the National School Safety & Security Services, "visitor identification should be mandatory in all schools; visitors should be issued a clearly visible identification tag to be worn at all times that they are on school premises." School security is serious business and visitor identification is just one element that ...

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5 reasons to use visitor badges for your hospital visitor identification

Friday, March 8, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Hospital visitor management is essential for today’s facilities. The concept behind utilizing a visitor management system is the desire to keep patients, employees, visitors, and the facility itself safe from harm. Hospitals should know who is entering and exiting their facility to protect from liability if an incident occurs. The hospital setting provides some unique reasons why using visitor badges and a visitor management system is more critical for security than other types of ...

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5 security tips for making hospital visitor management more effective

Friday, February 15, 2019 by Noel Turner

Placeholder The hospitals we work with typically want to badge all visitors that come through their main lobby. This might seem like an overwhelming task, but you can successfully process visitors efficiently by considering the ideas below. See our five security tips for making hospital visitor management more effective. An electronic visitor management system (VMS) allows your hospital to vet everyone that comes through the door by checking driver’s licenses or state IDs. Many software ...

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