Security technology in hospitals makes the adoption of COVID vaccines safer.
As with any public health crisis, natural disaster, or other emergency, it is important for hospitals to keep reviewing safety plans in place to ensure the continued safety of patients, staff and assets. ASIS, a professional organization for security professionals, recommends institutions review their processes of coordination with local law enforcement partners and other health care institutions to “keep abreast of potential risks such as civil unrest, protests, or other security concerns that may arise during the period stay ”.
Civil unrest was of considerable concern before the vaccine distribution began, as many reports from conspiracy theorists sought to refute the existence of the vaccine, or to steal or sabotage it to stop its spread for a variety of reasons.
Ben Scaglione, Director of Security at White Plains (NY) Hospital, is part of a small group from ASIS …