Should Your Infant Protection System Be Non-Computer Dependent?

Posted on November 1, 2021

Infant Protection

With neo-natal care comes the need for a reliable infant protection system that is able to weather the ups and down of a hospital setting. Should your infant protection system be computer dependent? Put another way, do you want your infant protection system to fail should your computer systems be compromised by software & hardware failures?

How Your Computer Dependent Infant Protection System Can Fail

While not as well documented, mother-baby mix-ups and breast milk storage mismanagement are other possible liability risks for NICUs, labor and delivery departments, nurseries and maternity units. Such incidents can lead to possible health risks, costly litigation, and consequential damage to a facility’s reputation. Guarding the security of each newborn or child through a well-established set of policies and procedures is critical. Without an electronic monitoring and tracking system, these issues in the NICU can arise. With the addition of electronic monitoring and tracking systems like KinderGUARD®, your facility can provide the most comprehensive protection possible.

A non-computer-dependent infant protection system is a secure alternative to computer-dependent systems. These systems may be completely autonomous from a computer system, or they may be computer enhanced. The KinderGUARD Universal Series is an example of a computer-enhanced infant protection system. KinderGUARD bypasses the need for a local computer system. To see how this improves on computer-dependent systems, let’s discuss how malware adversely impacts your infant protection system.

Our technology enhances rigorous safety protocols to aid in the prevention of potential abductions, baby mix-ups, and infant hospital-acquired infections.

How a Non-Computer Dependent Infant Protection System Works

Infants, staff, and assets can also be protected with a real-time locating system (RTLS) as you can begin capturing the location information of anyone or anything tagged within your facility. RTLS provides visibility to how, where, and when people and assets are moving around your facility. Such data allows you to monitor and analyze trends within your facility to make data-driven decisions for operational improvements. Some infant protection systems, like the KinderGUARD Universal Series, are computer enhanced. This means that additional features can be accessed with the assistance of computers. The possibilities are endless with a real-time location system.

To learn more about breaking free of computer dependence with your hospital’s infant protection system contact Secure Care for more information.

About Secure Care Products, LLC 

For over 40 years, Secure Care Products, LLC has been committed to providing improved safety, security, and locating solutions through best-in-class service and innovative design for your most valuable assets.  As the first company in the world to design and manufacture electronic monitoring equipment for wander-prone residents, we empower long-term care and healthcare facilities around the world. Using state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technologies, we keep people and things protected. Let us know how we can help you by calling 1.800.451.7917 or contact us.


Success Stories

Secure Care’s long list of satisfied customers throughout the globe is a testament of the quality and value our customers receive with Secure Care’s product line. Whether you need infant security or wandering resident software, or anything in between, Secure Care has a solution that’s right for you. Learn more about our advanced technology so you can advance your organization’s safety.

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