TITLE

Somebody's watching: Technology helping hospitals stay safe and secure

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Joe
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/14/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growing use of security and telecommunications technology in U.S. hospitals. Bryan Warren of Carolinas HealthCare says a video-analytics system helped them identify a thief who used an old identification badge from a hospital construction contractor. These security technologies can highlight conflicts and weaknesses between hospital departments, security officials note. It cites emergency departments as one of the areas most in needs of security enhancements.
ACCESSION #
67376195

 

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