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Where Do Most Infant Abductions Occur?

Posted by Accutech on September 14, 2022 4:51 pm

A study released by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) has revealed that the majority of infant abductions occur in hospitals. The report, which looked at data from 1997 to 2016, found that 66% of abducted infants were taken from a healthcare facility. While this number is…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles

How to Prevent Pediatric Elopement in Hospitals

Posted by Accutech on August 11, 2022 10:11 am

Pediatric elopement is a serious issue that can have tragic consequences. Every year, thousands of children run away from hospitals without warning, putting themselves in danger. Parents and staff can use the following tips to create a safe environment for patients and keep them from running away. What is pediatric…

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Topics: Kidz

How Hospitals Use Access Control Systems To Improve Security

Posted by Accutech on July 26, 2022 2:51 pm

Access control is an important part of hospital security. By using access control systems, hospitals can keep track of who is coming and going, and ensure that only authorized personnel has access to sensitive areas. This helps to improve safety for patients and staff alike. The challenges hospitals face when…

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Topics: Electronic Access Control

The Best Security Systems for Assisted Living Facilities

Posted by Accutech on June 27, 2022 1:07 pm

When it comes to the safety and security of assisted living facilities, nothing is more important than having a reliable security system in place. A good security system can help protect residents and staff from harm, while also providing peace of mind for families. In this blog post, we will…

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Topics: Senior Living

How to Talk to a Parent with Dementia

Posted by Accutech on June 3, 2022 2:55 pm

Just as our bodies go through changes as we age, so does our mind. For some, this means developing dementia — a group of brain disorders that lead to a decline in memory and thinking skills. If you have a parent with dementia, it’s important to learn how to communicate with them effectively. Here are…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

The Top Five Reasons Alzheimer’s Patients Wander

Posted by Accutech on May 4, 2022 8:15 am

It’s a heartbreaking scene: a loved one, stricken with Alzheimer’s disease, wandering away from home and becoming lost. Often, these incidents occur at hospitals or other care facilities, where patients can easily become confused and disoriented. In this blog post, we will discuss the top five reasons why Alzheimer’s patients wander. We will also provide…

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Topics: Wander Management

Why Every Hospital Should be Using Accutech For Newborn Footprinting

Posted by Accutech on May 2, 2022 1:11 pm

When a baby is born, one of the first things that is often done is taking their footprints. While this tradition has been around since 1960, the methods and results have evolved over time and new digital technologies are improving the process. Why do hospitals footprint babies? There are a few reasons for this. First,…

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Topics: CertaScan

Everything You Need to Know About Infant Hospital ID Bracelets

Posted by Accutech on April 12, 2022 8:50 am

You may have seen movies or TV shows where the mother gives birth and then, chaos ensues when two babies are mixed up. While this is a Hollywood dramatization, it’s not entirely far-fetched. In real life, hospitals take many precautions to make sure this doesn’t happen, one of which is using infant ID bracelets. In…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital

Winning at Supply Chain Management Amid Worldwide Challenges

Posted by Accutech on January 15, 2022 3:19 pm

Industries across the globe have faced supply chain disruptions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the healthcare security industry is no exception, Accutech Healthcare Security Solutions remained a leader in the industry through efficient supplier and inventory management. While most competitors have experienced significant delays, Accutech experienced a very limited delay of production…

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Topics: Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Kidz, News, ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

Features to Look for in a Healthcare Access Control System

Posted by Accutech on January 1, 2022 3:16 pm

Access control system manufacturers do not all create the same products. If you’re in the market for a healthcare access control system, how do you figure out which manufacturer to go with? Which product is right for your hospital and your specific needs? Of course, you want an access control system that is reliable, user-friendly,…

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Topics: Electronic Access Control