Healthcare security applications - Case studies

Paxton Access Trusted To Safeguard The Sterile Services Department - King George Hospital

The Sterile Services Unit at King George Hospital is responsible for cleaning, sterilising, checking, packing and distribution of hospital theatre and other equipment.  Their area spans Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals NHS trust.  TSSU also provides services for many private clinics and hospitals in the area.  The unit is extremely busy and in early 2005 the building was extended.  As part of the refurbishment project Jim Harold, Security Manager for Barking, Haverin...

Poland’s St. John Grande Hospital Chose ACTi IP Surveillance Products To Establish Remote Conferencing And Lecturing

ACTi's Video Server, SED-2100R, and Transcoder, SED-3200, has enabled St. John Grande hospital in Krakow, Poland to create an IP based live video conferencing system.  The national event even involved the attendance of the current Polish prime minister, creating a much publicized event in Poland.  ACTi's partner, "Dipol" was in charge for the successful project deployment.  The new system allows centralised control and high flexibility in areas where remote conferencing...

Siemens Enhances Security At Evelina Children's Hospital

To help ensure the security and safety of its patients and staff, the new Evelina Children's Hospital in London has installed SiPass Entro access control system from Siemens Building Technologies Security Products.The state-of-the-art children's hospital is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and has 140 inpatient beds, including a 20 bed pediatric intensive care unit for the sickest children, and three operating theatres.  In addition to the health and wellbein...

Modern Hospital Management

In Good Hands Nobody really likes to be in hospital. But knowing that you're in good hands makes everything a little bit easier.  The patients at the Maria Hilf Clinics in Mönchengladbach can be sure of that.  After all, each hospital that the clinic operates, Maria Hilf, St. Franziskus and Kamillianer, has a very thorough approach patient care. The Whole Person "We aim to provide each and every patient with the most modern medical treatment available," said Stefan Bahun...

MDI And Jenkins Security Solutions Team To Deploy Unified Security Convergence Solution For Major Hospital Client

First in a series of unified hospital security projects opens door to healthcare IT convergence engagements for premier security integrator MDI Security Systems, a division of MDI, Inc. and a leading manufacturer of unified security software, hardware and video solutions, today announced that they have partnered with Jenkins Security Solutions, a Walnut Creek, CA, based provider of integrated security services and converged security solutions to deploy the first in a series of security convergen...

Doctor Will See You Now

Eight 12~240mm and four 10-140mm Pentax zoom lenses have been installed at one of Dublin's most advanced medical centres, as part of the security and general management system at Beaumont Hospital.  The 620-bed facility occupies a 37-acre site with a diverse range of surveillance requirements that include access control, car parks, public safety and general asset management.Not only is Beaumont Hospital the principal undergraduate and post graduate medical training and research centre f...

Hospitals – A Place Where It’s Better To Be A Visitor Than A Patient

The administrative district of Reutlingen, Germany runs the Kreiskliniken Reutlingen GmbH, with hospitals in Reutlingen, Bad Urach and Muensingen.  At the beginning of 2005, the newly built Albklinik Muensingen was formally opened.  The clinic, geographically located at the Middle Alb, has 105 beds with main wards for surgery, internal medicine, anesthesia and gynaecology. The top priority for the personnel at the clinic is to make the stay at the hospital as comfortable as possible fo...

G4Tec Helps Create Safe Hospital Environment

In the day and age of terrorism and high crime, facilities of all kinds are taking drastic security measures to protect their employees and the public.  Whether an office building, staff room, or manufacturing plant, precautions are taken to keep out unwanted guests and track those who have access.  City hospitals fall high on the list of facilities that need to take extra precautions with their security.  Liberty Health encompasses three hospitals in eastern New Jersey, U.S.A:&nb...