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Technology Enhances Security Systems for Health Care Facilities

November 1, 2018 | Uncategorized

Security systems and components including locks, entry devices and door alarms have evolved to meet the changing needs of a high-risk world. This is particularly true in the health care industry, where threats now extend beyond the risk of fire and elopement. Active shooters, IT security, and tracking controlled substances are just a few of… Read more »

Announcing our Annual Customer Support Agreement

October 22, 2018 | Uncategorized

Providing excellent service for your critical facility system is and always will be our first priority. That is why, for over a quarter century, Signal Technologies has been available for its customers 24/7. Today, we are writing to let you know about necessary changes to our service policies that will affect you. Due to increased… Read more »

Be Compliant With The Life Safety Code® to Keep Residents Safe

June 8, 2018 | Uncategorized

Today’s healthcare systems are continually challenged to remain compliant with ever-changing government rules and regulations. The Life Safety Code® (NFPA 101) is one example. This set of requirements covers the construction, protection and operational features of your facilities and is designed to provide safety from fire, smoke and panic. Life Safety Specialist Surveyors from the… Read more »

Audit Trails Increase Accountability and Efficiency

April 17, 2018 | Security

Security is a growing concern for businesses, schools and churches, but traditional lock and key access systems are not the answer. Today’s sophisticated threats require a more focused solution to keep people, equipment and information protected. Customized electronic access control systems are the best way to protect buildings from unauthorized access, using a variety of… Read more »

Choosing a Security and Communications System You Trust

March 12, 2018 | Security

Security is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses, schools, healthcare facilities and churches today. You need to monitor daily activity, manage access to your buildings and protect the safety of students, workers and residents. Working with the right security and communications systems can provide the technology and tools that keep you safe and productive…. Read more »

Safer systems with less downtime. Our Annual Certification Program.

February 14, 2018 | Uncategorized

You’ve invested in a state-of-the-art electronic security, nurse call or access control system The system is powerful and reliable, so you feel good about its ability to protect your people, assets and information. But what happens when it fails? Without proper testing, inspection and maintenance, your security system may not be operating at peak performance…. Read more »

Top 10 Signal Technologies Questions

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

10) Can we still use our old wireless pendants with a new system? Often we can integrate old pendants and pulls with new systems. By integrating your old equipment, you will be able to save money and protect your initial investment for a longer period of time. 9) How do we change the code in… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Gary Gandy, AKA, “Tiny”

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

Our employee spotlight this month is on someone that certainly needs no introduction. Mr. Gary Gandy aka “Tiny”. Gary began his career with Signal Technologies in 2007 as a service and install technician, bringing with him expertise in cable placement and overall system installation. Tiny manages the installation and service department of Signal Technologies, ensuring… Read more »

Understanding the New Nurse Call System

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

In recent years, the technology driving nurse call systems has evolved into a world of digital and networked IP-based systems that have helped to improve patient care in many hospitals. Nurse call systems are becoming more intuitive and easy to use, with specialized options designed to handle patient requests, according to manufacturer’s supplying nurse call… Read more »

Meet Our Partner SARA

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

“Life safety, security, environmental monitoring and mass notification” Situational awareness was originally a military term referring to a pilot’s operational status and knowledge of immediate threats. Today, it’s a risk management strategy and technology framework to improve life safety, security, environmental monitoring and mass notification. With situational awareness, there’s time to respond to potential threats… Read more »

Case Study

Case Study #1: Sanford Health and Rehabilitation, Sanford, NC, Long-Term Care – Skilled Nursing Challenge: With no elopement protection or warning system in place, the facility was using battery powered door chimes to notify staff when doors were opened. Unfortunately the facility had an elopement, which exposed their need for a wander system. Our team… Read more »

SIGNAL NEWS

Technology Enhances Security Systems for Health Care Facilities

Security systems and components including locks, entry devices and door alarms have evolved to meet the changing needs of a high-risk world. This is particularly true in the health care industry, where threats now extend beyond the risk of fire and elopement. Active shooters, IT security, and tracking controlled substances are just a few of… Read more »

Announcing our Annual Customer Support Agreement

Providing excellent service for your critical facility system is and always will be our first priority. That is why, for over a quarter century, Signal Technologies has been available for its customers 24/7. Today, we are writing to let you know about necessary changes to our service policies that will affect you. Due to increased… Read more »

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