Upgrading to Keyless Locks Could Save Hospitals Time and Money

Jun 10, 2020 2:52:22 PM / by Digilock posted in electronic locks, healthcare, hospitals, nursing manager

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As many know, Nursing Managers have a lot on their plate. They are held accountable for setting and reporting on budgeting goals, ensuring quality patient care, and managing a staff of nurses. If there are two things Nursing Managers need more of they are time and money. A solution for Nursing Managers to save on both is by adopting keyless and wireless electronic locks to safeguard equipment, medication, and patient records.


As hospitals have experienced a lack of capacity to accommodate for a pandemic while spending millions on temporary hospitals, using modular furniture can save both time and money with their capability to move from room to room. Investing in digital locks now can save money for future situations, such as pandemic pop-up hospitals. The portability of medical carts and furniture can be used outdoors, cleaned, and quickly brought back into the hospital facility.

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Field Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities: Secure Patients, Healthcare Workers and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

May 6, 2020 2:22:05 PM / by Digilock posted in Security, Personal Storage, electronic locks, healthcare, hospitals, nursing manager

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As hospitals and healthcare facilities work to flatten the curve of covid-19 patients, unused space such as parking lots and hotels are being utilized as makeshift hospitals. This creative solution to a lack of patient accommodation brings with it concern over supply security and patient privacy. Hospital supplies that are used to treat patients and keep healthcare workers protected are at a higher risk of theft, misplacement and multi-contact contamination. In recent news, New Orleans experienced a worst-case scenario when a public safety director of a local convention center was charged with stealing 80 N-95 masks, a piece of protective gear, while the center was being transformed into a pop-up hospital. Another incident of mask theft occurred in Reno, Nevada where hundreds of masks were stolen out of a medical cart by a hospital employee, showing the immense need of monitoring protective gear so that supplies can be shared across the hospital according to greatest risk.

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