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Taser, on a roll, focuses on hospital use

May 2, 2014Amy Canfield

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Taser International, coming off two banner sales years and “practically saturating” the law enforcement market, is focusing anew on hospitals.The company's stock price has risen nearly fivefold in the past two years, topping $20 earlier this month.“That's because we're not a one-trick pony. We've become a tech company, and that's what's really gotten the attention of the market,” said Steve Tuttle, vice president of communications for the company, based...

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Hospital loading docks rival ERs for security concerns

November 26, 2013Amy Canfield

RALEIGH, N.C.—Loading docks are one of the most vulnerable security areas at hospitals, posing a threat to facilities large and small, says Lisa Pryse, president of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety.“Loading dock areas are volatile areas and, unfortunately, very often overlooked,” Pryse said.Emergency rooms have long been a focus of hospital security, understandably. But receiving and delivery areas need surveillance cameras at the very least, Pryse...

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