Chapter 18. Electronic Security System Integration
Physical security is the heart of healthcare security. There simply is no substitute for the professional expertise and human touch of security officers in the healthcare environment. But carefully selected and properly applied electronic security technology is playing an increasingly important role in safeguarding healthcare facilities.
The threat of terrorist attacks, an increase in weapons being brought into healthcare facilities, possible occurrences of infant abductions, and data security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are keeping all eyes on the effectiveness of security programs in the healthcare environment. Thus, it is not surprising that ...

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