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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

Accutech Security’s Response to COVID-19

Posted by Accutech on March 19, 2020 1:01 pm

Valued partners, At Accutech, our number one guiding principle is enhancing the safety and security of the people and environments that we serve. With the challenges that COVID-19 is creating in the healthcare space, this principle has never been more important. With that in mind, we want to make you aware of what we’re doing to…

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Topics: Hospital, News

Ashley County Medical Center Announces Implementation of Accutech Security Solutions’ Cuddles Infant Protection System to Protect Infants

Posted by Accutech on September 12, 2019 12:29 pm

Crossett, Ark. (August 26, 2019) – Ashley County Medical Center (ACMC) has contracted with Accutech Security Solutions to install the Cuddles Infant Protection System. Cuddles will allow ACMC to enhance security and minimize the risk for newborn abductions. This extra layer of security provides peace of mind to ACMC’s staff. ACMC has approximately 180 deliveries…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News

Considering Wi-Fi for Your Life Safety System?

Posted by Accutech on August 2, 2019 8:04 am

Accutech Systems can guarantee functionality when a computer crashes or your Wi-Fi goes down With today’s technology, it’s easy to connect to everything from your social media account to your company’s online servers. But what happens – and we’ve all been there – when Wi-Fi goes down or slows down? It can be inconvenient, inefficient,…

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Topics: Hospital, Paging/Alerting, ResidentGuard, RFID, Wander Management

Recent Fetal Abduction Case Highlights the Need for Infant Security Systems

Posted by Chris Konicek on June 12, 2019 10:46 am

Why You Should Trust CertaScan® and Cuddles to Protect Your Most Valuable Assets.

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Hospital

Accutech Security & Pasek Corporation Announce Partnership to Protect Safety & Security of Vulnerable Patient Populations

Posted by Chris Konicek on June 5, 2019 8:59 am

Accutech Security and Pasek Corporation have teamed up to offer critical healthcare security solutions in the New England Area. The goal of the partnership is to design and deliver high quality infant protection and wander management security system solutions to healthcare facilities. 

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital

How Cuddles and CertaScan Help Secure Your Maternity Ward

Posted by Chris Konicek on May 16, 2019 11:14 am

The risk for infant abduction is a very real one. From 1965 to 2018, there were 325 abductions of infants confirmed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Of those abducted children, 140 were taken from healthcare facilities—more than any other location. This is demonstrative of the…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Hospital

Cuddles Provides an Extra Layer of Protection at Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation

Posted by Chris Konicek on April 17, 2019 11:46 am

Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation (BVRMC) recently added the Cuddles Infant Protection System to their facility. Utilizing Cuddles has allowed BVRMC to enhance protection for newborns.

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Hospital