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Announcing our Annual Customer Support Agreement

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 »

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

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

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 »

Safer systems with less downtime. Our Annual Certification Program.

Safer systems with less downtime. Our Annual Certification Program.

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 »

Employee Spotlight: Gary Gandy, AKA, “Tiny”

Employee Spotlight: Gary Gandy, AKA, “Tiny”

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 »

Meet Our Partner SARA

Meet Our Partner SARA

“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: Intego Nurse Call System

Case Study: Intego Nurse Call System

SITUATION: When Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare began planning for its 886,000-square-foot New Main Campus, improving the patient experience was a top priority. Overall, the hospital had a goal to create a less intimidating and more comforting healthcare experience for patients and their families. A key element to their success would be a nurse call system that… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Billy Cooper

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Billy Cooper

If you have needed a system installed or serviced by Signal Technologies, you will recognize this individual right away.  Billy Cooper has been a part of our organization since 2012.  Having been in information technology for several years, Billy has an extensive background and knowledge of this industry.  Most of the time Billy is “seen… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Steve Coleridge

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Steve Coleridge

Mr. Steve Coleridge is our employee spotlight this month as well as a longtime member of our SouthMed team. Steve is focused in providing excellent product solutions and superior service to our customers in the eastern parts of our market area. His adventure with SouthMed began in 2009 as a sales person and now as… 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

How Access Control Can Improve Resident Care

Improving Long-Term Resident Care with Access Control Technology Healthcare facilities face a number of unique challenges when it comes to maintaining a safe, secure environment for patients, residents, employees, and visitors. This is true across a wide range of facility types, including independent living communities, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and hospitals. Healthcare facilities… Read more »

How to Take An Integrated Approach to School Security

Electronic Access Control: The Key to Campus and School Security In recent years, security has become a major concern for schools and college campuses. An increase in campus violence and school shootings means that elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and college and university campuses must take action to ensure the safety and wellbeing of… Read more »

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