O'Reilly logo

Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition by Tony W York, Don MacAlister

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 19

Electronic Security System Integration

Abstract

Carefully selected and properly applied electronic security technology is playing an increasingly important role in safeguarding healthcare facilities, whether integrated with the onsite security team, or as the primary eyes and ears of the security system at facilities without onsite security. Healthcare organizations turn to security technology to supplement their existing security programs, to make their security staff more productive and effective, while reducing operating costs and mitigating the myriad of security risks surrounding the healthcare environment. The primary electronic security systems most frequently integrated into the healthcare protection program are alarms (intrusion ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required