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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

CertaScan Digital Footprinting vs. Paper Footprinting

Posted by Accutech on February 9, 2021 3:27 pm

Technology has advanced and improved the medical field in many ways, but some wonder if products of the past were better than the technology of today. For example, does digital footprint scanning provide a value over ink and paper footprinting? Accutech Healthcare Security Solutions offers a product for footprinting infants in hospitals called CertaScan. This…

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Topics: CertaScan

Hospital Bag Checklist

Posted by Accutech on January 11, 2021 10:53 am

So much is out of your control when delivering a baby, but there are two things you can control—what hospital you deliver at and what you bring to the hospital. Choosing a hospital can be a daunting task, but comparing the features at different hospitals in your area is a good place to start. For…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital

Infant Abduction at St. Francis Medical Center

Posted by Accutech on November 13, 2020 10:11 am

How to Prevent Infant Abduction at Your Medical Facility On October 22, 2020, Travis Hargrove abducted a baby from St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Louisiana (KNOE News). Because of the hospital’s safety measures, authorities were contacted quickly and the infant was recovered safely a few hours later. Travis Hargrove is now in custody, and St.…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital, Kidz

If it Can Happen to Joe Montana, it Can Happen to You, Too

Posted by Accutech on October 13, 2020 10:08 am

Joe Montana, legendary quarterback, was surprised by an intruder inside a California home on Saturday, September 26, 2020. A strange woman was holding his infant grandchild when he encountered her. The report by Tyler Morning Telegraph suggests that the woman’s intentions were to abduct the child. She gained access to the home through an unlocked…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital, Kidz