Healthcare security applications - Case studies

SANYO CCTV Cares For Hospital Patients

In an interesting and unusual application, CCTV cameras supplied by SANYO are being used to monitor hospital patients in the intensive care and high dependency units at the newly expanded Royal Blackburn Hospital in East LancashireInstalled by Romers Electronics who have recently been acquired by TG Baker Ltd, the cameras allow nurses to keep a close watch on patients without having to leave their central staff base on each ward, freeing up their time for other important duties.As the exist...

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products Helps To Keep A Caring Eye On Ambulance Crews

If you're the subject of a 999 emergency call to the ambulance service in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk or Suffolk you can expect one of 100-plus frontline vehicles operated by the East Anglian Ambulance NHS Trust (EAAT) to come to your aid in double-quick time.  But the Trust also has a duty of care to its staff.  Around the clock, 24/7, staff at the Trust's new Norwich control centre respond to thousands of 999 and other calls.  Not before time, a new CCTV system now allows their move...

First Tends To Royal College Of Physicians' Security Needs

First Security, the Number One manned guarding company in the City, has added to its reputation for protecting historic buildings and their contents, by securing the contract for the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) - one of the oldest medical institutions in England.The RCP was originally created by Royal Charter of King Henry VIII in 1518, and since that time has engaged in a wide range of activities dedicated to its overall aim of upholding and improving standards of medical practice. ...

Dome Cameras At Medical Transfer Terminal For The Needy

A charity that flies needy and vulnerable people for medical purposes is using dome cameras from Rainbow at a facility within Houston Hobby Airport.  Angel Flight South Central helps patients who do not have access to conventional transport or who are too ill to be driven or fly on a commercial service.  Private pilots volunteer their planes and time to take people from their local airstrip to hospitals and clinics in other cities, often combining in relays so that a journey of thousan...

Paxton's Net2 - Ideal Choice For Cega Group

Cega was founded in 1973 when two brothers, Graham and Clive Ponsford set up an aviation company at Shoreham Airport.  Operations soon moved to Goodwood, Chichester to meet a growing demand for repatriation of sick and injured holidaymakers.  By 1982 the founders decided to make Cega a dedicated air ambulance service, employing its own flight and medical crews.  Cega Group is in the top league of medical assistance companies globally, with a client list, which includes premier hou...

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...