Hospitals, medical centres, university training centres, clinics and other healthcare institutions are exposed to legal liability, ethical concerns and are subject to litigation and lawsuits, as well as changing regulation worldwide. Facilities have drugs and medical equipment onsite, making them a tempting target for crime.
Healthcare industry challenges
At the same time, aging populations in developed nations will drive increased demand for patient treatment. Rising populations and economic growth are naturally driving healthcare expenditures higher in developing markets. The frequency of physician, medical service provider, and hospital/clinic visits are all likely to rise considerably in the future in both developed and emerging markets.
All of this drives the need for video surveillance for security and for active medical treatment activities.
Arecont Vision megapixel cameras are deployed by healthcare facilities of all sizes and types around the world to increase the quality and coverage of video while driving down costs of installation and ongoing operation.
Arecont Vision deployment examples
Arecont Vision IP megapixel camera technology, both single-sensor and multi-sensor products, has been proven around the world for a variety of healthcare sector needs.
- Entrances and exits to buildings, grounds, parking structures, car parks and facilities
- Office areas, emergency rooms, nursing stations, treatment centres, clinics, operating rooms, procedure rooms, morgues and patient wards
- Pharmacies, drug storage areas, records storage, store rooms, laundry
- Public areas, reception, lobbies, hallways, cafeterias, kitchens, retail areas
- Protection from slip-and-fall, workman’s compensation, malpractice, lawsuits and other litigation and compliance
- Perimeter, parking surveillance and license plate recognition
- Facial recognition, people counting, movement monitoring
- Access control and staff identification
- Visitor, patient and staff safety
What Arecont Vision’s healthcare customers say
“Due to the exceptional resolution provided by Arecont Vision’s megapixel cameras, and the deployment of several panoramic cameras, we have easily expanded our coverage capabilities using fewer cameras with outstanding results."
The performance of our new surveillance systems has helped us to improve overall security. It has been a win-win situation for Virtua"
"The performance of our new surveillance systems has helped us to improve overall security. It has been a win-win situation for Virtua,” said Paul M. Sarnese, System Safety Director, Virtua Health
“Performance sold us on Arecont Vision megapixel cameras. We are using the video surveillance system to look for recorded video of suspicious persons after a description is given. We are also using it to review slip-and-fall complaints and to address issues of employee accountability,” said Michael J. Matroni, Emergency Preparedness and Security Manager, Sacred Heart Health System.
“The quality of Arecont Vision cameras more than satisfies our requirements for image quality. The system is working very well for us and Arecont Vision is extremely responsive to our needs.”
"The International Hi-Tech Healthcare Park will be the first integrated healthcare development in Vietnam to provide a comprehensive healthcare environment employing high tech medical equipment and a professional medical staff. Our new video surveillance system is an important element of that environment," said Lai Voon Hon, General Director of Hoa Lam-Shangri-La, Vietnam