Technology for a growing healthcare crisis

    As healthcare systems around the world struggle to keep pace with the rapidly growing number of patients, officials are doing their best to increase patient capacity in every conceivable environment. Patient beds fill hospital corridors. Provisional hospitals, tents, convention centers and even naval ships are taking on the overflow. As a result, I’ve recently been […]

      Add new dimensions to patient care with video surveillance

      Ensuring a smarter, safer environment is a priority for every hospital, no matter the size or location. However, this can be difficult due, in part, to the amount of activities happening all at once between patients, staff or visitors. Leveraging new technology for patient monitoring can improve patient care and safety, while utilizing fewer resources […]

        Securing pharma with video surveillance

        Depending on the sector the challenges of safety and security vary, as the level of protection needs to be adjusted to the circumstances. One of these special fields is (bio)pharmaceuticals. Protecting staff, products and information are one of the main concerns and biggest challenges in the biopharma sector. In the past few years, the pharma […]

          How to Bridge the Gap Between Healthcare Security and Law Enforcement

            This post is also written by guest author, Robert “Mickey” Watson, CHPA, CHEP, Operational Consultant / Risk Specialist at Skynet Integrations LLC. Read more about Mickey at the bottom of this page. What is the role of law enforcement professionals in healthcare settings? In the case of a violent incident at a healthcare facility, […]

            How to drive physical security and IT convergence in healthcare

            This post is also written by guest author, Sean Owens, PSP, Director of Security Technology & Non-Acute Care at Lee Health. Read more about Sean at the bottom of this page. In an evolving healthcare landscape, staying on the cutting edge is vital to any hospital’s survival. To thrive as a healthcare facility, it’s more […]

              A camera for every patient bed

              The statistics are alarming A study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine revealed that the median response time to potentially critical alarms in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) is in excess of three minutes and almost 10 minutes on the pediatric ward. If these alarms were signaling a severe deterioration of patient health, […]