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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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How to safely allow visitors to your hospital in a COVID-exposed world (third of a seven-part series)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderHow to manage your visitors   The safety of patients and staff comes first. This will ensure the safety of visitors. Your visitor policy should help you do the following: CONTROL Managing your visitors begins with limiting how many you allow and when. Then limit how many points of entry are open to the public. Since all visitors must be screened and badged, the ideal is one entrance per building. Once visitors are inside, funnel them to your screening station with clear signage. ...

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How to safely allow visitors to your hospital in a COVID-exposed world (second of a seven-part series)

Friday, July 10, 2020 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderNow, more than ever, you must know who is in your building. This requires signing in, identifying, and tracking your visitors. How to know who has permission to be in your hospital. When was the last time you saw a healthcare worker who wasn’t wearing some form of identification? More than other institutions, hospitals have vulnerable occupants who need to know the people in charge of their care have authorized access to their bedside. A presumption of safety is critical to effective ...

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How to safely allow visitors to your hospital in a COVID-exposed world (first of a seven-part series)

Monday, July 6, 2020 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderA new threat has been added to your hospital security list. COVID-19 means more vigilance, even when infections decline. Increased scrutiny of visitors should continue. Hospitals have always had to manage the risk of infectious diseases. But now, with the onset of Coronavirus Disease 2019, it is harder than ever to keep patients, staff, and visitors safe. This highly contagious and deadly disease poses a constant threat to everyone’s health. So hospitals have had to implement much ...

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New CDC tool helps schools decide about reopening

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted a handy tool “to assist school administrators in making (re)opening decisions regarding K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic,” it says. The CDC goes on to say, “It is important to check with state and local health officials and other partners to determine the most appropriate actions while adjusting to meet the unique needs and circumstances of the local community.” Click on the image below to see ...

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How eVisitor Software makes Visitor Management easy

Monday, May 11, 2020 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder “eVisitor” is THRESHOLD's visitor management software that makes it easy to sign in visitors by keyboard or driver's license reader, take a photo, print a badge, keep a visitor log, and issue many different kinds of reports. It is affordably priced with flexible options, so you only buy what you will need. Please see our frequently asked questions below to get yourself better acquainted with the software and its advantages. What is eVisitor?eVisitor is a cloud-based Visitor ...

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