Healthcare facilities use technology in various ways, including security as well as the internet. In today’s blog, we’ll go over how security technology is beneficial for healthcare facilities and how to implement it. To help make sure your facility is safe and secure, you should install various layers of security. Healthcare facilities are home to traumatic events not only for those who are sick or injured by their family and friends. Traumatic events could cause people to make decisions that may harm themselves or others. Appropriate security measures should be taken in healthcare facilities to help protect both staff and patients. Read on to learn more!
Access Control System
Your first line of security defense at a healthcare facility is making sure not all doors are open to each visitor. Plenty of hospitals use a visitor or patient ID system to make sure each person on the property should be. However, many don’t have this. Access control systems prevent anyone without the proper authorization from entering a space. Surgical wings, in-patient treatment, or other highly secure areas utilize access control systems to help prevent patients or visitors from wandering around the halls.
Visual and Audio Feeds
Adequate surveillance of patients and visitors help ensure your healthcare facility remains safe both out and inside. Audio and visual feeds could be implemented anywhere on your property. It is wise to have cameras at each entrance. Depending on how safe a hospital wing might have to be, you could install cameras inside the building, too. Any visual or audio security equipment installed will then be connected to your security control room to help monitor feeds.
Fiber Optic Internet Connections
You might not realize how crucial a reliable internet connection is for your cyber security. Security feeds could be lost or corrupted without dependable internet if downloaded incorrectly. Fiber optic internet connections are consistently reliable, weather-proof, and can last you for years to come. As technology progresses, En-Net Services is able to update the cabling and security measures to help ensure your healthcare facility stays as safe as it can be. Call us if you’re interested in improving your cybersecurity setup!
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