Secure Care Products wandering resident RTLS software Elpas to EOL Its RTLS Products - Last month, Elpas announced its plans to end of life (EOL) its real time location systems (RTLS) products. A letter on the Elpas website indicates that the decision to end of life these products was based on the overall health of the business, the amount of investment and innovation required to continue offering a competitive solution and other factors. While ...Keep Reading
asset tracking and time management How Does Your Hospital Rate? - The Leapfrog Group of Washington, D.C. has released its Spring 2018 Hospital Safety Grades. So, how do the hospitals in your state rank?  And what's more...how can hospitals improve their rankings on lists like these? Nearly a third of the 2,500 general acute care hospitals surveyed earned an “A.”  Where many of this year's "A" recipients have previously had "D" ...Keep Reading
housekeeping supplies New Panic Button Laws Cropping Up Around the Country - Providing Panic Buttons in Hotels Can Improve Staff Safety...and Overall Efficiency The #MeToo movement has taken the world by storm over the last several months.  It has also given momentum to efforts in the hospitality industry to improve conditions for its most at-risk workers by requiring the use of panic buttons.  Hotel staff responsible for serving guests, and cleaning/maintaining guest ...Keep Reading
Security officer monitoring from desk Is Your Facility Prepared for an Active Shooter Emergency? - By now, healthcare facilities are familiar with the CMS emergency preparedness rule.  This rule provides “best practices” for disaster and emergency preparedness.  But many sites, especially long-term care facilities, often overlook preparedness when it comes to an active shooter/armed intruder emergency.  While it is a difficult scenario to think about, it is something that must be considered.  Planning and preparation ...Keep Reading
SCP Booth at HIMSS18 Another Great Year at HIMSS - HIMSS18: RTLS and Mobile Solutions a Big Hit! A small team from Secure Care Products was lucky enough to spend last week in sunny and warm Las Vegas.  And as usual, it was a great success! Many folks dropped by the booth to talk about our RTLS solution, ENVisionIT®.  Many visitors said they definitely see the potential benefits of such ...Keep Reading
NH ranks 5th best state in the country New Hampshire #5 Overall in 2018 - U.S. News Ranks N.H. #5 Overall in the Country Secure Care Products has been headquartered and manufacturing in the Granite State since we were founded more than 35 years ago!  Glad to see our great state made the top 5 in the 2018 U.S. News Best States Ranking!  For more than 3 decades, we've been providing innovative protection solutions to ...Keep Reading
nurse on mobile device RTLS: The Future in Healthcare - Mobile Device Usage Is on the Rise and RTLS Is Expecting Big Growth in Healthcare. Mobile devices in healthcare are becoming more prevalent than ever - and this shouldn't come as a surprise.  Are you reading this post on your computer or on your phone?  Mobile devices have increasingly become part of our daily lives.  Today we use our phones ...Keep Reading
Violence Against Nurses is “Out of Control” - Startling Statistics for Healthcare Workers A recent survey of Ontario healthcare workers revealed some startling statistics about workplace violence. The survey conducted for the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) found that 68% of nurses and personal support workers across Ontario have experienced physical violence at least once in the past year. Michael Hurley, OCHU's president, is quoted as saying ...Keep Reading
Winter is Almost Here – Keep Your Residents Safe - Winter is almost here.  How will you keep your residents inside and protected from the elements? To often each year we see stories in the news of residents eloping outdoors into extreme weather.  Sometimes these stories have a happy ending, but many times they do not.  Make sure the residents entrusted to your care are safe and protected with a Door GUARDIAN® Wander Management System ...Keep Reading
nurse alone in hallway Asset Management – RTLS – Case Study - Like many hospitals and businesses, controlling costs while maintaining and improving quality of care can be a challenge. What if you had an asset management tool that enabled you to quickly locate, track, monitor and respond in real time to fluctuations of equipment allocation? What if you had the ability to “right size your inventory” based on actual real time ...Keep Reading