Why Surveillance in Hospitals is a Must

Why Surveillance in Hospitals is a Must

Security cameras keep record of events and dissuade inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Hospitals are bustling with busy staff, striving to provide patients with the best care. Due to the stressful environment, it’s easy to overlook security in more isolated areas. Surveillance cameras make it possible to keep the hospital premise secure at all times.

Security officers allow for immediate assistance for emergencies; however, cameras can also deter crime. With technology advancing, digital surveillance cameras are available and compatible with many different systems to provide top-notch security. 

The presence of cameras discourage suspicious activity, provide criminals with an obstacle, alert security officers and staff and assist with investigations. Hospitals are large and many areas that can be overlooked; it’s important to monitor as much space as possible. Cameras can detect crime in a variety of areas such as parking lots, lobbies and restricted areas. 

Surveillance cameras not only benefit security, but also an investigation. Proof from cameras can disprove false claims and maintain the integrity of hospital staff and visitors. The presence of surveillance promotes resolving issues honestly.

Cameras monitor visitor and patient activity. Patients who require extra care don’t have a doctor with them at all times. Security cameras can send status updates to doctors and nurses and can alert security staff when necessary. 

With surveillance cameras, security officers are able to focus on designated high-traffic areas and then move when they are alerted by cameras. Hospitals can implement a designated monitor to watch the cameras and quickly respond to arising issues. This way, officers can ascend to the appropriate areas in need of security assistance. A security staff familiar with security cameras can cover more ground, more efficiently.

At Eagle Systems, we train our officers to excellently operate security equipment so they’ll be prepared to navigate surveillance systems. 

When it comes to hospitals, we know that maintaining a professional and safe environment is one of your top priorities. Installing surveillance cameras shows both the public and staff that your hospital is safe. A healthcare facility that takes security seriously helps both the staff and patients feel more at ease. We recommend a combination of security cameras and officers in order to foster the safest possible environment.

By |2020-03-23T19:41:13+00:00March 15th, 2020|Blog|

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