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Monitoring

How one hospital battled COVID with a video camera

June 17, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—A few months ago, COVID upended the normality of the healthcare system, healthcare facilities and the daily, life-saving work of healthcare workers. Hospitals scrambled to meet the influx of infected people, while frontline healthcare workers begged for the rather simple things they were taught to always have when engaging with sick people — personal protection equipment (PPE) — which was and still is scarce. “Limiting unnecessary contact with COVID-19 patients...

alarm.com, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, COVID19, hospital safety, hospital security, Jake Voll, Matt Vincent, Security Solutions


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Surveillance serves many uses in hospitals

December 18, 2013Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—A health care professional might tell you that people are generally not at their best when they enter a hospital as a patient. A security professional would agree.The contrast in perspectives, however, is dramatic. Health care professionals are potential targets for crime, while security professional try to see the whole picture with video surveillance.It's not a pretty picture, in terms of hospital safety nationwide. For video surveillance providers, however, hospitals are...

Arecont Vision, carole dougan, gary buss, hipaa, hospital safety, hospital security, integrated security and communications, international association for healthcare security & safety, shawn reilly, Tech Electronics


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