As demonstrated by shootings and other attacks that have taken place at hospitals and clinics across the country in recent years, healthcare professionals today face outsized threats of workplace violence. In fact, according to OSHA, between 70 to 74 percent of the workplace assaults reported between 2011 and 2013 occurred in healthcare and social service settings.
Beyond employing a quality guard force and implementing security best practices, healthcare security practitioners are increasingly turning to security technology to help mitigate their risks and serve as a force multiplier. However, the use of many of these systems – video surveillance, access control, intrusion alarms, etc. – without also integrating other vital solutions in the form of mass notification, intercom devices and other solutions do little to bolster a facility’s
In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts will discuss some of the common myths held by security professionals about the technology solutions commonly found in healthcare facilities and why practitioners and integrators need to work together to create comprehensive systems that address the threats they face.
Attendees will also have an opportunity to earn CEU credits for attending this webinar.