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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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7 visitor policy basics to help keep your hospital secure

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Hospital staff members are devoted to providing safe, high quality, compassionate care. That compassion and concern for the well-being of their patients extends to visitors. Visits by relatives and friends are encouraged to make any patient’s stay more enjoyable, but hospitals must also have policies in place for keeping the healthcare facility secure. See our list below of seven visitor policy basics to help keep a hospital secure. 1. Document visitor traffic using visitor ...

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6 hospital visitor management techniques to keep your facility secure

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Hospitals across the country utilize visitor management solutions to enhance their sign-in processes. As more and more hospitals report violent incidents, healthcare facilities must put procedures in place that protect their patients and employees. When creating a visitor management plan, how do you know how to correctly implement things like new security protocols and new technology? Here are six visitor management “best practices” to help keep your healthcare facility as ...

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Security and safety concerns for hospitals in the winter

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder DARKNESSThe pre-winter months are a great time to evaluate your hospital lighting to ensure your healthcare facility is well-lit and ready to offset the longer hours of darkness in the winter. It is critical to inspect the outside lighting, which helps hospital visitors and employees avoid potentially slippery surfaces. In addition, bright and well-placed lighting allows people to feel safer from being attacked or robbed. Potential lighting solutions include sensor-activated lighting, ...

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How to mitigate violence and improve hospital workplace safety

Monday, September 18, 2017 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder There is a lot of tension in hospitals. It is an emotionally charged place filled with people who are not happy to be there (both patients and visitors). When you add in the fact that many hospitals have an “open-door” security policy, there is a high chance of violence to occur, especially to healthcare workers who are hit, scratched, bit, threatened, and harassed with unfortunate regularity. According to a 2014 survey, almost 80% of nurses reported being attacked on the job ...

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"Bring Your Own Device" is a data nightmare for Healthcare Facilities

Friday, July 14, 2017 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder The healthcare industry has experienced more data breaches than any other industry segment of the last five years. The reasons are mainly two-fold, and both are only rising in significance. First, private health information is some of the most valuable personal data there is on the black market (50 times more valuable than credit card info). A patient’s healthcare record is complete and total. There aren’t any missing pieces of information or the need for hackers to go ...

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