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The Importance of Tracking People and Places

Imagine a situation in which an elderly patient in a nursing home is reported missing from his or her room, or an intruder enters a school. While these are two very different scenarios, in both cases, you would want to have the ability to lock certain areas of the building down while simultaneously being able… Read more »

Higgins Recognized as HID Advantage Platinum Partner

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, May 22, 2019 – Higgins Corporation, a value-added reseller providing industry-leading security identification and situation management solutions for healthcare, education, and various other industries across the United States, has announced that they have been recognized as a Regional Professional Select and Platinum Regional Partner for HID Global, the highest level in their… Read more »

The Importance of Accuracy on Healthcare Labels in Hospital Laboratories

When it comes to diagnostics, laboratories in hospitals play a critical role. Getting accurate results back means doctors can effectively determine the best options for a patient when it’s time to decide on the best treatment options. Studies have found that up to 70 percent of lab results end up determining what treatment procedure would… Read more »

HIPPA Security: Fighting Identity Theft in Hospitals

Obtaining personal information on an individual can be a gold mine for identity thieves, which is why the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) was passed by Congress in 1996. Although the act covers many things, one section, in particular, requires the protection and confidential handling of all protected health information on a person. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Effective Hospital Security Solutions Build Trust in the Healthcare Industry

Hospital security has always been a major concern for the healthcare industry as it is vitally important to keep patients safe while still providing a comfortable environment that is conducive to reducing stress and promoting healing. It is also imperative that the public has confidence that when they visit a hospital, they will be kept… Read more »