Healthcare Security Resources

Mass Notification: Utilizing Existing Platforms for Mass Notification Messaging

With an increase in awareness of domestic threats – whether it is an active shooter situation, biological threat or weather-related event – there is a growing need to establish effective ways of notifying those that could be directly and indirectly affected. There are several solutions for notifying a population of…

Read Article

Understanding the Security Complexities of University-Based Medical Centers

Medical centers have a wide variety of security and public safety challenges that include infant abduction prevention; managing behavioral health patients; nuclear medicine department protection; dealing with distraught visitors whose family members are gravely ill; forensic patient management; evacuation of bed-bound patients during a natural disaster; Hazmat incident management; Joint…

Read Article

What Security Directors in Hospitals and Other Healthcare Settings Need to Know About the Clery Act

This whitepaper was developed for security directors in hospitals and other healthcare settings that are affiliated with colleges and universities that must comply with the Clery Act. These security teams can play an integral role in helping ensure an affiliated college or university is in compliance with the requirements of…

Read Article

Tips & Best Practices to Pass Your Next Joint Commission Audit

No one looks forward to an audit. They can be stressful, time-consuming, and ultimately take your focus away from what's most important: your patients. However, Joint Commission audits are an inevitable necessity, so it is critically important that your facility is prepared at all times. To help, we've developed a…

Read Article

4 Questions Implementing Access Control For Campuses

Access control solutions of all types, including card and biometric access management systems, locks and door hardware, are installed in educational and healthcare facilities at a record pace. Additionally, nearly three out of four hospitals have purchased visitor management systems and/or secure front entrances or are considering doing so. This…

Read Article

Evaluating Your Campus Safety and Security Program

As a security professional for a campus setting, assuming regular responsibility for the organization’s existing security measures and procedures helps to ensure that a safe healthcare campus environment is in place and functional for everyone involved. This article discusses the guidelines to ensure that your protocols (policies, procedures, and standards)…

Read Article

Overcoming the Challenges of Integrating Your HR Platform and Access Control Systems

The advantages of integrating an access control system with a medical facility’s human resources platform are vast. Through critical integration of both systems, HR administrators are able to deliver real-time information updates to the security platform to more readily grant access to new hires and cancel access when required.…

Read Article

An Ideal Partnership for an Integrated Security Program

Healthways, the nation’s premier provider of comprehensive disease management and care management services, is headquartered in the beautiful Nashville suburb of Franklin, TN. Ranked as one of FORTUNE 100’s best companies to work for in 2008, Healthways’ natural stride with progressive planning and execution paid off when their attention turned…

Read Article

Healthcare Experience Center Drives Technology Innovation

STANLEY has created a state-of-the-art Healthcare Experience Center in Waltham, Massachusetts to simulate the hospital environment in order to provide an educational experience for customers. The interactive center was designed as a replica of a hospital wing and is used to demonstrate the various uses of STANLEY’s offerings in a…

Read Article

How Your Hospital Security Department Can Deliver Top-Notch Internal Customer Service

Some hospital security professionals believe that the term “customer service” only applies to individuals outside of their organization, such as patients, family members and visitors. However, there are a whole host of stakeholders inside a healthcare organization that public safety and security departments must also serve.…

Read Article

Behavioral Health in the ED

Is Your Hospital ED Prepared to Handle Behavioral Health Patients? There are certain risks involved when Behavioral Health Patients are admitted into any Emergency Department. Recently, the number of Behavioral Health patient admissions have been increasing dramatically in ED's, and that number is not expected to come back down any…

Read Article

10 Best Practices for Optimized Infant Security

Infant Security is a serious issue in any healthcare facility. Since 1983, nearly half of all infants reported missing were abducted from healthcare facilities; so it comes as no surprise that protecting the infants and mothers in your care is of critical importance. Since mothers have very short stays in…

Read Article

Maximize Your Equipment Investment with RTLS Technology

Managing medical equipment is a daily challenge in any healthcare facility. Simply keeping tabs on their location as your staff provides the highest possible levels of patient care can be extremely taxing, if not nearly impossible. Given the extreme investment you've made in cutting edge medical equipment, it is extremely important…

Read Article

“One Healthcare System Takes the Path Less Traveled”

Decentralizing a VMS System As you know, integrating a VMS system into your facilities is no small task– and moving from a centralized server to a decentralized one can be even more complicated. Chief Mickey Watson, Director of Public Safety for Sarasota County Public Hospital District, recently faced these challenges…

Read Article

Lakeland Regional Medical Center Partners with STANLEY for Success

Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) was looking for state-of-the-art security technology for its 851-bed Medical Center and other campuses. We leveraged our expertise to design a solution for Lakeland that not only met their needs, but accomplished more within Lakeland's budget. Check out the full article from Security Sales and Integration…

Read Article

Medical Center’s Security Updated with Surgical Precision – A Healthcare Case Study

Medical Center’s Security Updated with Surgical Precision – A Healthcare Case Study For more than two decades, Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center has relied on STANLEY Security to keep current, including a recent project with 100 cameras and 25 card readers. Article by Deborah O’Mara.  Published in Security Sales &…

Read Article

Security Watch, Health Facilities Management

Health Facilities Management Magazine, January 2014 Security Watch. Article by Neil Lorenzi, freelance health care writer.  Wireless technology, multipurpose smart cards and Web-based solutions spur access control innovations. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on HFM website. …

Read Article

Providing Mercy, Security Products

Healthcare Security article published in Security Products, August 2013 Providing Mercy - Medical Facility Security. Written by Paul Baratta, Global Commercial Leader for STANLEY Security. Click here to view article. Click here to view on Security Today website. …

Read Article