Accutech Blog

How Pediatric Patient Elopement Systems Are Different from Adult Wander Management Systems

Posted by Accutech on August 25, 2021 3:19 pm

Both children and adults need to be well cared for, and part of that care involves ensuring that patients’ whereabouts are known by hospital staff and caretakers, at any given time. However, there are a few differences in the needs of infants and children versus adults when it comes to…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Kidz, ResidentGuard

Can Healthcare Security Solutions Reduce Criminal Activity at Hospitals?

Posted by Accutech on April 20, 2021 9:05 am

It chills the blood to think that people would commit crimes at hospitals—places that exist to save lives and cure illnesses. Unfortunately, crimes do occur at hospitals and healthcare facilities, and it’s important to take crime prevention seriously. Hospital leaders can protect patients, workers, and visitors from harm by utilizing existing technology to secure their…

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Topics: Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital, ResidentGuard

Babies Need Both Kinds of Cuddles

Posted by Accutech on March 15, 2021 9:35 am

Cuddles. Noun Definition one: Warm, loving, protective embraces. Definition two: A soft security bracelet linked with an electronic infant protection solution. In hospitals, babies need both. Protect Infants With Cuddles A parent would do anything to protect their child from harm and would give their life to keep their child safe. But while they may…

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Topics: Cuddles

Top 5 Best Practices for Infant Security in Hospitals

Posted by Accutech on January 15, 2021 9:15 am

Hospitals and birthing centers have a duty to keep the infants in their care safe from harm. They implement safety strategies and rules to ensure that infants arrive safely into the world and leave the hospital in the best health possible. One particular concern for newborns in healthcare settings is abduction.  A number of strategies…

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Topics: Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital

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

Newborn Baby Safety Tips

Posted by Accutech on August 26, 2020 3:09 pm

Your newborn baby’s safety is your top priority, whether you’re having a child for the first time or the fourth. Even when you have had a baby before, safety information changes, and you probably want to make sure you’re doing everything right. While in the hospital after delivery, before you even take your baby home,…

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Topics: Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital

TPC Systems and Accutech Security Systems Partner to Provide Infant Protection Systems In Connecticut and throughout the Northeastern US

Posted by Accutech on May 26, 2020 2:12 pm

Accutech Security has entered into a formal partnership with TPC Systems for the distribution of the Cuddles infant protection solution throughout Connecticut and the Northeast. Accutech Security is a leading manufacturer in electronic monitoring and security systems and has more than 5,000 active installations worldwide. TPC Systems has offered life safety systems like nurse call,…

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Topics: Cuddles, News

McAlester Regional Health Center Improves Security with Accutech’s Cuddles Infant Protection System

Posted by Accutech on September 26, 2019 9:25 am

  McAlester, OK. (September 13, 2019) – McAlester Regional Health Center (MRHC) has installed Accutech Security Solutions’ Cuddles Infant Protection System. The hospital chose Cuddles because of its extensive, integrated security, efficiency in admitting and discharging babies, improved reporting, and ability to obstruct infant abduction attempts. “We now have a great system in place,” said…

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Topics: Cuddles