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Top 10 Security Challenges Facing Hospitals and How to Solve Them

Posted by Accutech on May 6, 2024 1:56 pm

Hospitals are critical institutions dedicated to healing and care, but they also face numerous security challenges that can impact their operations and patient safety. In today’s environment, it is crucial for healthcare facilities to adopt robust security measures. Here are the top ten security challenges hospitals face and some practical…

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Enhancing Hospital Security and Efficiency: Integrating Access Control Systems with Other Security Measures

Posted by Accutech on April 10, 2024 3:49 pm

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, ensuring the safety and security of patients, staff, and sensitive medical information is paramount. Hospitals are bustling environments with numerous entry points and potential security vulnerabilities. Access control systems serve as a fundamental component of hospital security, but their effectiveness can be significantly enhanced…

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The Link Between Visual Impairments and Alzheimer’s Disease: Insights from UCSF Study

Posted by Accutech on March 6, 2024 11:09 am

For healthcare professionals and caregivers, understanding the early signs of Alzheimer's Disease is crucial in providing timely care and support to patients. A groundbreaking study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has revealed significant insights into how visual impairments, specifically Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA), can be a pivotal…

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Network-Dependent Patient Elopement Systems: Unveiling Risks and Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Security

Posted by Accutech on February 22, 2024 10:24 am

While the integration of digital technology in medical records and treatments in hospitals has brought about several benefits for doctors and patients alike, it has also increased cybersecurity challenges. There are several types of medical systems in hospitals that rely on a network backbone for general function including electronic health…

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5 Common Causes of Patient Elopement

Posted by Accutech on December 11, 2023 1:18 pm

Patient elopement can be a frightening situation for healthcare providers and loved ones. The causes of patient elopement can be vast and complex, and understanding them is crucial to prevent future incidents. This article will explore the common causes of patient elopement, shedding light on the many factors involved in…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Wander Management

Ensuring Newborn Safety: Modern Hospital Security Measures

Posted by Accutech on November 13, 2023 3:56 pm

As new parents, one of the most frightening things is the thought of your child going missing. Unfortunately, infant abductions have become a reality in many hospitals across the United States. Although attempted abductions may make headlines, hospitals have implemented modern security measures that are effective in preventing these tragedies.…

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Topics: Hospital

Where Do Most Infant Abductions Occur?

Posted by Accutech on September 14, 2023 4:51 pm

It's a parent's worst nightmare: their newborn child being abducted from a hospital. Unfortunately, a study released by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) has revealed that the majority of infant abductions actually occur in healthcare facilities. According to the report, which looked at data from 1997…

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