Secure Care Products Blog

Staff Safety:  Understanding the Challenges of Workplace Violence

Posted by Jen Mazzei on Thu, Apr 06, 2017 @ 02:18 PM

With 80 % of employees effected each year with workplace violence in the healthcare industry, staff safety is of major concern to staff and administrators alike.  With changes in healthcare, Medicaid, and technology there are many obstacle to overcome, and staff needs to feel confident that help is available whenever needed.

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Staff Duress in Behavioral Health

Posted by Jen Mazzei on Fri, Mar 31, 2017 @ 10:39 AM

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According to Modern Healthcare Magazine, “Medicaid, the nation's largest payer for behavioral health, is on the cusp of allowing stand-alone psychiatric hospitals into its provider networks for the first time.”

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Tags: staff safety, staff duress, healthcare staff safety

Awesome & Unique Things To Look For At HIMSS17

Posted by Jen Mazzei on Tue, Jan 31, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

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Whether you're going to HIMSS, or still considering it, we have come up with a list of some awesome and unique things that you may not find at first glance but wouldnt want to miss.  Read on to find out some of the HIMSS hidden gems - or maybe you have some of your own that you can share - reach us @SecureCareProd - we would love to hear it!
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Tags: hx360, HIMSS17

How To HIMSS - Tips from an experienced exhibitor

Posted by Jen Mazzei on Mon, Jan 23, 2017 @ 11:32 AM


HIMSS17:  #HIMSS17

February 19-23, 2017  Orlando, FL

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 DAYS \ 300 SESSIONS \ 1,200 EXHIBITORS \ 45,000 COLLEAGUES

An overwhelming amount of awesome and useful things and of course....  people to see in Orlando at HIMSS17.  As experienced exhibitors we have come up with a few tips on how to make it a great experience - read on and don't forget to stop by and charge up to stay connected! Read on...

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Tags: technology, HIT, hx360, HIMSS17

RTLS Technology is a Useful Tool in Improving Long Term Care (LTC) Resident-to-Resident Elder Security

Posted by Carolyn Marquis on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 @ 01:13 PM

According to research published in the June 2016 edition of Annals of Internal Medicine, one in five nursing home residents have experienced abuse by other residents. 

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UWB RTLS Excellent Solution for Acute Care

Posted by Carolyn Marquis on Mon, Apr 04, 2016 @ 02:31 PM

An Ultra Wide Band (UWB) Real Time Location System (RTLS) is an excellent location, clinical, and cost saving solution for acute care facilities where interference with sensitive diagnostic equipment can be critical.

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Latest Findings in Alzheimer’s Research

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Tue, Aug 04, 2015 @ 11:21 AM

As researchers met at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, there are many conversations about recent findings and developments about care and diagnostics of Alzheimer’s (the most common form of dementia).

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Calls for Additional Funding in Dementia Research

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Wed, Jul 29, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Did you know the following statistics?

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Tags: Alzheimer's

New Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Stanford University

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Thu, Jul 23, 2015 @ 10:19 AM

A new research center will soon open at Stanford dedicated to studying Alzheimer’s and has received $7M spread over the next 5 years from the National Institutes of Health. The center will specifically concentrate on the following areas: imaging, neuroimmunity and synapse biology, biostatistics and bioinformatics, clinical assessment and research, epidemiology, and caregiver outreach.

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Patient Safety in Children's Hospitals

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 12:21 PM

In 1999, The Institutes of Medicine published an important industry report about patient safety “To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System.” Since then, there have been many studies that have reviewed the best approaches to achieving patient safety.

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