Accutech Blog

Combining Cuddles with CertaScan® Digital Footprinting Provides Greatest Security Available to Maternity Wards

Posted by Chris Konicek on December 6, 2018 1:23 pm

Since Accutech added CertaScan® by Accutech to our portfolio in August 2018, many hospitals have begun to access the technology. The combination of Accutech’s Cuddles infant protection system and CertaScan® provides the strongest security package available today for maternity wards, and many hospitals are already benefiting from the duo. About CertaScan® Footprints from…

Read More

Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Hospital, News

Accutech Introduces Sleeker, Less Institutional, “wander wearable” for ResidentGuard Wander Management Solution

Posted by Chris Konicek on November 12, 2018 11:09 am

Accutech Security Solutions announced a new style of resident wrist strap for its ResidentGuard wander management system. The bands, which are worn by residents with wandering tendencies, are more modern and less institutional than anything on the market. Wander-prone residents wear bandsNew with monitoring tags to track movements and prevent…

Read More

Topics: Hospital, News, ResidentGuard

CertaScan® by Accutech Offers Digital Footprinting to Maximize Newborn Security at Healthcare Facilities

Posted by Chris Konicek on August 20, 2018 7:00 am

Accutech, a leading provider of healthcare security solutions, announced today that it has partnered with CertaScan® to provide digital footprinting for newborns. Infant security is a paramount concern for maternity wards, and baby identification is a critical part of keeping newborns safe. Footprints from birth are a recognized and viable way to uniquely identify each baby.

Read More

Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Hospital, News

Update: Woman Who Abducted Newborn Sentenced to 18 Years

Posted by Chris Konicek on July 10, 2018 7:30 am

Several months ago we wrote a blog highlighting the devastating case of a woman who kidnapped a newborn from a Florida medical center and raised her as her own child for 19 years. She dressed in scrubs to disguise herself as a nurse, took the baby from the mother’s room…

Read More

Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News

The Importance of Having a Reliable Wander Management System

Posted by Chris Konicek on January 31, 2018 12:26 pm

Whether in a hospital or long-term care facility, it is vital to protect residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia from wandering into restricted areas or outside. This blog will explore the top reasons that a reliable wander management system is a must for any facility with residents at-risk for wandering.

Read More

Topics: News, 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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, Kidz, News