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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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Why Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities need Visitor Management

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Security in Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities is a critical function. Residents are vulnerable to safety and privacy issues if facilities don’t manage the flow of people coming into the building. Unauthorized visitors can also be upsetting to residents. They need to be protected. A wide variety of individuals may access the campus buildings and grounds throughout the day. These individuals range from contractors and vendors to resident family members, volunteers and ...

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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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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 visitor management software 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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12 questions Hospital Security Directors should be asking when considering visitor management

Thursday, January 31, 2019 by Noel Turner

Placeholder Hospital Security Directors need to consider many different facets of security as part of their jobs. One is visitor management. Knowing who is coming in and out of the building and who is in the healthcare facility at any given time are important to know. If a Hospital Security Director is considering purchasing a visitor management system, they need to ask themselves some questions before actually making the decision. Here are 12 visitor management questions that Hospital Security ...

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