Reblog: Woman who abducted Newborn Sentenced to 18 Years

Several months ago we wrote a blog highlighting the devastating case of a woman who kidnapped a newborn from a Florida medical center and raised her as her own child for 19 years. She dressed in scrubs to disguise herself as a nurse, took the baby from the mother’s room just 8 hours after its birth, put the baby in a bag and fled. In June she was sentenced to…

Fall Prevention And Anti Wandering Systems

Falls and wandering are becoming a big issue even in developing countries. Hospitals have stepped up their efforts to prevent falls. Injuries from falls are detrimental to the health of the patients and can create longer stays in the hospital and in some instances start a downward turn in their overall health. And unfortunately, sometimes falls can even cause death. Falls can be very expensive for the hospital as well…

Medicare Nurse Call Systems For Your Hospitals

From initial consultation through to installation and after-sales support, Medicare Systems offers a professional and friendly service. Quick to fit, HTM standards compliant and excellent value for money, the Medicare HTM series Nurse Call system is designed for ease of use, and built to withstand the demands of the busiest hospital environment. Features: HTM compliant nurse call systems specifically designed for a hospital environment Low power, wireless technology, easily configured…

Let’s go Wireless using Medicare Nurse Call System

If you have realised the total cost of your wired Nurse Call System, it is now time to plan and replace it with Medicare Wireless Radio Nurse Call Systems. Quick to fit, HTM standards compliant and excellent value for money, the Medicare HTM series Nurse Call system is designed for ease of use, and built to withstand the demands of the busiest hospital environment. From initial consultation through to installation…

Wireless Nurse Call Systems in India

Nurse call systems have revolutionised the way in which patients communicate with their care givers and hence the health care industry as a whole all over the world. With the advent of wireless nurse call systems in India, this improvement in communication has only risen further. Wires are no longer the limiting factor and the absence has only taken the health care industry into another league. We are pleased to…

Reblog: Cuddles Leads the Industry with Safeguards Against Electromagnetic Interference

Hospital maternity wards and birthing centers must address the potential threat of abduction with security measures that track and protect their newborn patients. To safeguard against this threat, facilities deploy security systems designed specifically to maintain safety of infants in obstetric and pediatric departments using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. With a transmitter chip attached to the infant and sensors placed near exit points, an alarm is triggered if an…

Reblog: 8 Things to Think About When Choosing Your Infant Protection System

Bringing a baby into the world is a joyous event. But the threat of infant abduction is still a very real one. “A report in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation found that 68.1% of infant abductions occur in hospital.” Since 1983, 132 infant abductions have occurred in hospitals, whether in the mother’s room, the nursery, or the pediatric floor. And abductors can be anyone (relatives or…

Reblog: Modern nurse call systems are capable of providing much more than nurse call

On the surface, a nurse call system seems like a straight-forward, almost universally understood concept. Indeed, when they hear the phrase “nurse call,” most people who have worked in healthcare will visualize the same things: dome lights, tones emanating through corridors, and patients using their pillow speakers to change television channels from their beds. They also will picture the chaos of a nurse station while someone speaks to a patient…

Reblog: Value of the new nurse call systems in hospitals

For many years hospitals have been working hard to eliminate communication challenges and improve nursing workflows. Whether it’s locating a nurse, or responding to a patient’s request for more pain medication — it has been notoriously time consuming and difficult to streamline these workflows. One of the approaches to resolving this is through the implementation of a unified nurse calling system. This solution offers a way for nurses and patients…

Reblog: Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) For Hospitals: 5 Things To Consider

Real-time location system (RTLS) technology is used in a variety of settings to determine an asset’s relative or exact location at any given moment. In hospitals and other healthcare settings, there are a number of reasons why RTLS technology is valuable: Ensuring high-value equipment stays in the correct location. Locating easily misplaced assets in high-traffic areas (say, an emergency room). Receiving alerts if something leaves a hospital floor. Monitoring people…