Focus: Security

Fewer healthcare facilities planning emergency notification upgrades

July 20, 2017

More than half of the 2017 Campus Safety survey respondents plan on or are considering emergency notification upgrades, but the healthcare sector's numbers have dropped, according to an article on the Campus Safety website.

The survey also indicates the authority to issue alerts is shifting.

Like the last emergency notification survey conducted three years ago, 51 percent of this year’s respondents plan on purchasing or are considering the purchase of emergency notification solutions in the next year, but the hospital sector has experienced a nine percent drop, from 58 percent in 2014 to 49 percent today, the article said.

Also, dispatchers at healthcare facilities are now five percent more likely to have authority to issue alerts than they did three years ago. Hospital vice presidents are much less likely to have authority than before: In 2014, 51 percent had authority to send out alerts, while today only 32 percent have it.

Read the article.

 

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Security


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Deer crashes through window at S.D. healthcare facility


Doe had a broken back right hoof but officials think it will be OK

1/18/2018

Hospital designs virtual-reality therapy for children


Children's hospital construction site used as distraction

1/18/2018

Penn. healthcare facility installs tri-generation energy center


Lancaster General Hospital invested $28 million in energy upgrades

1/18/2018

Commissioning art for healthcare facilities


The first step is to identify your project and determine where you want to display art, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/18/2018

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital-based sleep labs moving toward disposables


Shift linked to increased focus on hospital infection control

1/18/2018





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.