Hospital Safety Requires Responsive Security Services
Patient safety is top priority for hospitals, assisted living centers and nursing homes. But these facilities are under constant pressure to also balance patient safety with managing costs and constant visitor traffic, open access in multiple buildings, hectic emergency departments, confidentiality requirements, governmental standards and patient satisfaction surveys.
The inability to successfully handle these responsibilities can earn a healthcare facility an unsafe reputation. To help manage all that goes into running a safe healthcare organization, you need a security services provider who is responsive and has expertise in the unique security challenges of the healthcare environment.
Specialized Service Tailored to Your Healthcare Needs
We’ve earned the trust of security directors nationwide because we have expertise in providing responsive hospital security services for a wide variety of healthcare facilities, no matter if your site is a single medical office, a large hospital system, or any size in-between. Your tailored hospital security service includes:
- Highly trained hospital security officers who adapt to your culture and values and are skilled in the special needs of healthcare facilities.
- Unparalleled customer service combined with proactive, experienced security skills.
Allied Universal’s dedicated healthcare experts are committed to improving compliance with regulations. In addition, our membership in healthcare associations, such as the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), give us the insight needed to keep pace with the industry’s changing needs.
Security That's Visible Yet Non-Intrusive
The mere presence of a security officer can enhance the atmosphere of safety for staff, patients and visitors, but Allied Universal doesn’t stop there. Our extensive training program prepares our security officers to handle situations specific to the healthcare field, including:
- Regulatory compliance, including HIPAA, EMTALA, CMS, TJC, DNV & NFPA
- Mental health and drug or alcohol-related patient situations
- Management of aggressive behavior
- Fire safety
- Crisis prevention
- Workplace violence preparedness
- Blood-borne pathogens
- Entrance/exit control, protection and contraband detection
- Morgue escort services