Accutech Blog

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

What Is Hospital Access Control, and Why Is it Important?

Posted by Accutech on March 25, 2021 9:48 am

Running a hospital or healthcare facility comes with many concerns, and security is likely to be one of them. Controlling the flow of people in and out of a medical facility can help make the building more secure, safeguard patients and staff, keep the company’s reputation positive, preserve assets, and protect the company from liability.…

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Topics: Electronic Access Control

Products and Strategies for Managing Dementia Wandering

Posted by Accutech on January 25, 2021 9:14 am

Running a senior living facility comes with many rewards, and providing elderly adults with a safe place to live is one of them. However, senior care also comes with challenges, particularly for those who serve memory care patients. Dementia wandering behavior can be difficult to control in a safe, effective manner that doesn’t make residents…

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Topics: Electronic Access Control, Hospital, ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

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