Enter the National Cyber Alert System One of the newest “systems” on the government block is the early warning system that alerts those in the know to potential Internet risks. It is not only timely, but also much needed.
Biometrics’ promise as a security solution is finally being realized As the level of security breaches and transaction fraud increases, biometric systems are on their way to becoming the basis of an array of highly secure identification and personal verification solutions.
Hospital security is a multilayered issue with hospitals of varying sizes struggling with how to keep the facility safe from intruders, both human and bacterial, without hindering accessibility. Making hospitals both safe and accessible generally requires technology.
Hospitals must employ a variety of security measures Odds are that the recent upsurge in spending in the healthcare field will be a long-term condition that could provide a cure for the electrical contractor whose checking account definitely needs a “vitamin boost.” Hospital administrators and secu
When checking into a hospital, foremost in any patient’s mind is his or her own personal health and well-being. Placing trust in the hands of medical professionals, we hope for successful treatments and speedy recovery.
First federal privacy standard affects all aspects of healthcare The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA, though some may even know it as the Kennedy-Kassebaum Act) seems to keep making things more difficult for those in the healthcare industry.
Choices include surveillance, access control and location Safety and security systems for any healthcare facility are complex. There are so many “systems” available that it is quite daunting to decide which ones are worth the investment.
Protecting healthcare facilities is unique for many reasons, including the fact that not all occupants are ambulatory. Therefore, staff training and a defend-in-place strategy—rather than evacuation—are vital parts of the fire protection plan.
Contractors need to develop highly specialized knowledge Healthcare facilities present the potential for financial gain for properly qualified electrical contractors. These projects also present a downside of risk of increased liability due to the nature of the projects and potential damages.
The corrections industry offers plenty of work for contractors As the population of prison inmates continues to grow, there is a corresponding challenge to design correctional facilities that can be built both quickly and on budget.
E-Rate is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program aimed at the telecommunications and technology industry. It is actually administered by the Schools and Libraries Division of the Universal Service Administration (www.sl.universalservice.org).