Healthcare security applications - Case studies

Body worn video cameras ensure security and safety of NEAS staff from violence and aggression

The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is the first Ambulance Service to trial body worn video cameras in a scheme that launches this week. Approximately 40 of the Trust’s frontline staff will be trying out the use of body cameras in a bid to offer them greater support against the rise of incidents of violence and aggression. Alan Gallagher, Head of Risk, said: “The health, safety and welfare of our staff are of utmost importance. We want to take every precaution possible to ensure...

Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet cameras and NVRs provides safety for patients at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Three years after its original decision to single source video monitoring solutions from Hanwha Techwin, (previously known as Samsung Techwin) the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is now investing in the latest Wisenet camera and recording technology to help create a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors within its mental health units. Over 380 Wisenet X H.265 network cameras have recently been installed at 9 mental health units located throughout the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS...

Bosch Building Technologies protects Adana Integrated Health Campus with BIS IP video surveillance system

Completed in 2017, the Adana Integrated Health Campus is a state-of-the-art hospital complex in Turkey comprising three specialised clinics with a total capacity of 1,550 beds. Located in Adana - the country’s fifth-largest city - the over 318,000 square-meter facility is a public-private partnership project realised in cooperation with the Ministry of Health to serve patient populations from the surrounding Adana, Hatay and Osmaniye provinces. The Adana Integrated Health Campus prides it...

EdgeReader and iCLASS smart cards put control and host interface at each patient’s wall station for efficiency in dispensing patient medications at SOMC

Safety is at the forefront of hospitals across the nation. According to a landmark report To Err is Human (2000) by The Institute of Medicine (IOM), between 44,000 and 98,000 patients die a year in the U.S. due to preventable medical errors including wrongful administration of medication. Beyond the cost of human life, these errors cost the healthcare industry as much as $29 million per year. This figure takes into account the expenses associated with additional care, loss of income and disabili...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) installs state-of-the-art security system

Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has played a significant role in both the health and economy of the state of Rhode Island since 1939. More than one out of two Rhode Islanders have chosen BCBSRI. The organisation’s mission is to provide its members with peace of mind and improved health by representing them in their pursuit of affordable, high-quality healthcare. Secure and efficient security system BCBSRI needed to upgrade its workplace to a more efficient, secure, effe...

Princeton Identity’s iris recognition technology generates brand awareness and business growth for Brevillier Village

Princeton Identity Inc., provider of the fastest, simplest and most secure biometric security systems on the market, announced that its customer, Brevillier Village, is reporting a huge increase in brand awareness resulting from publicity of its status as the nation’s first senior residential and healthcare facility to deploy iris recognition technology as part of a comprehensive physical security system. Located just outside Erie, PA, Brevillier Village has been the subject of local and...

Re-printable ID cards modernise the identification and appointment system at Seven Dental Clinics in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

HID FARGO DTC printers and Databac Group’s Data ReWrite rewritable cards smooth the process of appointment scheduling, reminders and check-ins, while cutting clinic costs and saving dentists’ and patients’ time. Siprored ID card issuing system The cards were designed with patient convenience in mind by serving as a means to easily access their appointment and payment history Dedicated to serving clients in the dental sector, software development and installation company, Si...

ANSecurity completes successful PKI upgrade to strengthen security at Nottinghamshire Healthcare

ANSecurity, a specialist in advanced network and data security, has announced a successful project with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to move to the SHA-2 cryptographic standard to help strengthen its security posture. With over 12,000 computing devices and 500 servers under its management, Nottinghamshire Healthcare has maintained an ongoing strategy to continually improve its security controls. Most of its systems are used internally and unconnected to the internet. However,...

Airbus to showcase smart applications for public safety at Critical Communications World 2018

Airbus has expanded the range of its application portfolio for the Tactilon Dabat and partnered with new professional application developers. The aim is to better serve the communications markets in the field of public safety, transportation and healthcare. At the CCW exhibition in Berlin from 15 to 17 May 2018, Airbus is showcasing selected applications for professionals that combine multimedia real-time functions with highest standards of security.  “The apps that we showcase at th...

Multitone to unveil Eko patient and staff safety technology at Design in Mental Health

Multitone Electronics plc, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communications, will be exhibiting its Eko range of patient and staff protection systems on Stand 404 at the Design in Mental Health conference and exhibition. The event takes place at the National Conference Centre near Birmingham, from 15th-16th May.  Multitone will exhibiting its Eko family of safeguarding systems, which includes the award winning EkoTek and EkoCare communications solutio...

Spearfish Security opens new office to provide security support across West Africa

The Spearfish West Africa base is located in Nigeria and will serve both new and existing clients across the fast-growing regional security market. Spearfish West Africa opened in Abuja, Nigeria earlier this year as a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK parent Spearfish Security. The new facility will provide localised consultancy and support to clients, managing risks and threats to personnel and facilities. The company specialises in supporting those facing security challenges in countries such as:...