Surveillance

Family wins camera case

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The Minnesota Department of Health ruled against a provider recently in a closely watched case involving a surveillance camera in a resident room.

Cameras: Families like them, lawyers love them

Cameras: Families like them, lawyers love them

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Illinois may soon become the fifth state that lets families install cameras in nursing homes. Advocates see the move as a way to help ensure peace of mind. But for many nursing homes, the development may do just the opposite

Government plan calls for increased surveillance, prosecution to combat elder abuse

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Elder abuse is inflicted upon many of the more than 2 million Americans in long-term care settings, and more oversight is needed, according to a government report published Wednesday.

Telairity creates new encoder products

Telairity creates new encoder products

Telairity has introduced a new line of portable/mobile, small footprint and broadcast HD/SD encoder products under its Pegasus brand.

  Lights, camera, lawsuit

Lights, camera, lawsuit

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To give credit where it's due, when the New York Times does a story on nursing homes, it tends to give up enough space to get multiple sides, not to mention sources that include the industry checklist of Professional People With Thoughts.

Cameras in nursing homes? Better get used to them

Cameras in nursing homes? Better get used to them

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Street cameras played a major role in identifying the two brothers who allegedly bombed the Boston Marathon. In the wake of this helpful development, public support is growing for expanded use of cameras in high-congestion areas.