Why LTC facilities should prioritize more rigorous facility access protocols
Aug 05, 2022
Long-term care facilities are expected not only to deliver outstanding care to their residents but to ensure the safety and security of everyone in their buildings. One aspect of successfully achieving...
Bringing sophistication to security
Apr 21, 2022
It’s undoubtedly worth the investment to make sure a healthcare or senior care facility is not only up to code, but up to the highest standard of technology and modernity.
LTC truths you just can’t ignore
James M. Berklan
Nov 07, 2018
I bring you some of the striking tidbits from frantically filed notes on the road that might or might not have already seen the light of day. Some of this is just too good not to share, or share again.
A mundane hospital hack
Jan 06, 2017
It’s worthwhile to examine news from Concord, NH, involving a data breach of 15,000 patient records. On first blush, the question both providers and journalists might ask is if the compromised records...
Time for a cyber security update? You better believe it
Mar 08, 2016
Advances in technology and providers who lag behind on updating their information technology systems have created a “perfect storm” of vulnerabilities in healthcare IT security, one expert...
Swisslog Healthcare Solutions launches Nexus Station
Jun 09, 2015
Swisslog Healthcare Solutions announced the launch of its Nexus™ Station at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Summer Meeting in Denver.
March 12 webinar tackles innovation in resident security
Feb 26, 2015
With a constantly changing technology landscape, it’s important to know which systems to adopt. The aging services experience can be improved with devices that offer security and safety.
New report highlights handrails, grab bars for seniors
Feb 25, 2015
Handrails or grab bars are the most common modification made for seniors, closely followed by rugs to prevent tripping, according to a new analysis. Fewer are saying they are installing sensors.
Privacy and security in long-term care
Feb 11, 2015
Protecting your resident’s health information is becoming increasingly more urgent.
Future robots may help residents avoid falls, avoid danger
Aug 28, 2013
A robot that could help residents who have fallen, and send an alert when there’s unusual behavior, is currently being developed in Europe, according to The Telegraph.