Accutech Blog

Why Hospitals (and Their Nurses) Love Cuddles

Posted by Chris Konicek on June 3, 2018 8:00 am

It takes as little as 4 seconds for an abductor to leave a room with a baby and make an exit. That leaves little to no time for this person to be detected and stopped which is why you should never miss an opportunity to keep the babies in your care safe. Leverage the best…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital

Faulty Wander Management System Found in Case of Memory Care Death

Posted by Chris Konicek on May 31, 2018 1:03 pm

On January 7, a memory care resident at the Hilty Memorial Home in Ohio was found dead. Phyllis Campbell died of hypothermia after exiting the building through a propped open door, yet wasn’t even discovered missing by staff for several hours. Why did it happen? A report from the Ohio…

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Topics: Hospital, News, ResidentGuard

Recent Abduction Attempt Sheds Light on Need for Infant Protection Systems

Posted by Chris Konicek on May 10, 2018 1:00 pm

Infant abduction from a healthcare facility can happen in seconds, despite standard security measures and staffs’ best intentions. Just last month, a woman was arrested for breaking and entering into a North Carolina hospital. The woman was denied entry at the front desk, but found another way to sneak in…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News

Protect Your Hospital From Lurking Predators

Posted by Chris Konicek on February 19, 2018 8:47 am

The maternity ward in a hospital is a place full of joy and love, where parents spend their first moments and days with their newborn. Unfortunately, hospitals must also be aware of potential danger lurking. Newborn babies are susceptible to kidnapping, especially if the facility doesn’t have the proper precautions…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News

Putting Patient Care and Comfort First

Posted by Accutech on August 28, 2017 11:03 am

From the moment a patient enters your facility, their safety, comfort, and care are what matter most. But all too often patient safety means more time managing a system and less time focusing on your patients—and it shouldn’t. Patient safety should be simple. A good security solution should allow nurses…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, ResidentGuard, Senior Living

Less Risk, More Freedoms with Waterproof Tags

Posted by Accutech on July 18, 2017 7:12 am

Your patients are your focus, and while safety is a priority you also want to make sure they have freedoms and comforts. It’s easy to take every day activities for granted, but for your patients these little things mean the most. Something that sounds simple, like taking a bath, isn’t as simple for a resident…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News, ResidentGuard, Senior Living

Introducing Automatic Tag Transfers: Gain Flexibility and Enhanced Security

Posted by Chris Konicek on July 7, 2017 10:18 am

It’s your job to know where your patients are and that they are safe, secure, and well-cared for. Maybe you run a senior-living facility where “at-risk” residents desire to move freely but need to be protected. Or you oversee a pediatric floor where children may get up and wander freely. Or maybe you work on…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, Kidz, News

8 Things to Think About When Choosing Your Infant Protection System

Posted by Chris Konicek on April 3, 2017 7:00 am

Bringing a baby into the world is a joyous event. But the threat of infant abduction is still a very real one. “A report in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation found that 68.1% of infant abductions occur in hospital.” Since 1983, 132 infant abductions have occurred…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital

7 Ways Cuddles Stands Above The Rest

Posted by Chris Konicek on March 20, 2017 2:00 pm

From the moment their baby is born, parents rely on you to keep their infants safe and secure. Unfortunately, infant abduction is still a very real threat which makes your choice of infant protection system of utmost importance. Protecting newborn patients is a high priority and choosing the right system…

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital

Prevent Infant Abductions in your Hospital

Posted by Accutech on January 1, 1970 12:00 am

A recent abduction at Duke Hospital demonstrates the reality of infant abductions. “On April 20, 2010 an infant was taken from the nursery. The hospital credits a diligent, highly-trained staff and the use of an infant security system to prevent the abductor from leaving the facility.

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, RFID