Essential Healthcare Projects: Meeting Challenges During a Crisis

In a major healthcare crisis, hospital administrators are called on to ramp up technical systems quickly to meet critical needs. At such time, certaiservices are designated essential personnel, including those who implement medical infrastructure, networking, patient monitoring and nurse call systemsDuring a crisis, as with other types of workers, some of the regular contractors will likely go absent due to illness, fear, or quarantine requirementsWhen that happens, administrators must quickly find reliable contract vendors to fill the gaps and keep systems going 

This article provides important information and advice to ensure the successful selection and onboarding of contract technical personnel during a healthcare crisis. 


The Key Differences Between Unified Security and Integrated Security

The inception of electronic security systems began in a world of card access and analog CCTV deployments, where the system operations, although straightforward, were fragmented and siloed. There were one set of monitors for video surveillance, another for card access and so on down the line depending on the complexity of the security solution. IT departments were smaller, and typically the equipment provider was heavily relied upon for service and support.