The compliance conundrum – what you should know about wearable solutions in healthcare

    In addition to providing the best medical care for patients within your healthcare facility, ensuring the safety and security of staff, patients, and visitors is a high priority. Working with all members of the public, often in emotionally charged situations, hospitals and clinics can be hot beds for incidents of violence and aggression. Unfortunately, the … Continued

      Body worn camera versatility: addressing a variety of industry needs

      The usefulness of body worn cameras in law enforcement and security segments has been established. In the US, body worn solutions are even becoming mandatory for law enforcement agencies, state by state. Yet the availability of open-platform body worn cameras and increasingly smaller, lighter, and more discreet sensors has made this technology ideal for addressing … Continued

        Preventing workplace violence in healthcare

        Workplace violence is declining, so why is it still so prevalent in healthcare facilities all over the world? A recent 2022 survey from National Nurses United (NNU) revealed significant increases in staffing issues, workplace violence, and moral distress compared to the previous year. Nearly half of hospital nurses (48 percent) reported an increase in workplace … Continued

          Network intercoms: Keeping patients safe and secure

          Over the past few years, healthcare facilities have been under immense pressure. While the pandemic has now eased, many hospitals and long-term care facilities remain resource-strapped and understaffed. How can you continue to provide quality care amid rising staff shortages? With limited funding, what can you invest in to help your facilities long term? As … Continued

            How remote patient monitoring safeguards patient care and optimizes workflows

            The healthcare sector has seen some of the most significant advances in technology. From hospital-based machinery to health trackers, technology providers are continually innovating to help practitioners monitor patient health. Despite these innovations, healthcare facilities – and particularly hospitals – remain under resourced. Many are still recovering from the impact of the peak of the … Continued

              Securing long-term care

              Long-term care is not only an area of professional focus for me. It’s also important to me on a personal level. Like so many others, I have experienced the decline of an elderly parent and witnessed their journey through the managed care system. Sadly, I have also lost a loved one who contracted COVID-19 in … Continued