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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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Top 5 reasons why Doctor's Offices love the Confidential Patient Sign-In Book

Thursday, February 5, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder While a patient sign-in book is used at the front desk of many doctor’s offices, it is utilized to track much more than a patient’s arrival. The form protects the doctor as well. The sign-in document proves a patient was in the office on a precise date and is necessary to avoid any claims of fraud from insurance companies. In addition, a disgruntled patient may claim they were billed for a medical procedure or medical services on a day they were not actually in the ...

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The value of signing in

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Josette Lumbruno

Placeholder It’s not what you call it, but how you use it. Visitor Pass can be and is described by many terms: visitor badge, sticker, tag, label. Quite simply, they all answer the important question, “What do I use to identify visitors to a school, healthcare facility, or any other type of building?” It does not take a rocket scientist to understand the value of identifying, signing in, and badging a visitor to your facility. Whether the visitor is a parent, vendor, contractor, or ...

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"Tailgating" as a security breach, part II

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderA couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a survey that was conducted last fall about “tailgating” and its impact on buyers and dealers of security entrances. As a follow-up, I thought it would be useful to summarize why tailgating poses a serious threat to your organization and what to do about it. My source is an article from, a web community that reports on facility management, written by Senior Editor Jennie Morton and used with permission. What is ...

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Product Tip: How do I choose the right visitor badge style?

Monday, February 2, 2015 by Suzanne Corcoran

Placeholder We’re often asked, “What’s the difference between 'Company' and 'Destination' visitor badges?”Which visitor pass you choose depends on the type of visitor you receive and the information you wish to gather about them. No matter which you choose, sensitive information needs to be kept private and confidential. Keeping a facility secure is serious business.“Company” badges capture not only the visitor’s host within the facility, but the company or ...

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Product Tip: Where is the Visitor Pass duplicate log? Glued to the labels? WHY?!

Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Suzanne Corcoran

Placeholder Last week, a new Visitor Pass Registry Book customer named Mary Ann called to ask where her duplicate copy was. Faithe, in Customer Service, explained that it’s attached to the sheet of visitor badges, along the edge on the right side. While relieved to know she actually had the confidential, automatic duplicate log she ordered, Mary Ann wondered why we take this extra step with our Threshold? There are two reasons: By sealing the right edge… 1) … our duplicate log ...

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