Healthcare Construction & Operations Magazine recently featured a byline by our own Jeffrey Plummer, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing, in their publication. The article, “Window Film Addresses Hospital Security Concerns,” is centered around a Madico security film installation that took place at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
For every health care facility, patient safety is of paramount importance. In the event of a disaster (either natural or man-made), medical personnel need to feel confident that both patients and equipment are safe and that the facility is able to provide needed care.
Recently, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, a 850-bed medical and surgical facility in Houston decided to seek out an innovative solution to enhance the safety and security of the facility. Given Houston’s location on the Gulf Coast, the area is considered vulnerable to powerful storms that can cost lives and billions of dollars in property damage. Like many health care facilities in this region, the Baylor St. Luke’s staff sought a long-term solution that could enhance its disaster preparedness. They were often forced to relocate and shuffle patients around — including those in intensive care floors in critical condition — when there was the threat of a disaster.
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