afety and security is not a simple task, it requires an immense amount of planning, documentation, training, and investment. Security risk assessments, emergency preparedness, crisis planning, working with local law enforcement, and training are among the details. The long list of possible recommendations and technology choices can be difficult to understand and prioritize. However, it needs to be accomplished!
e all recognize that in today’s world, there is a growing need for increased security. Current trends in identification security include Contactless and Contact Smart Cards, biometrics, vulnerability of information, government and industry group mandates and recommendations, and the convergence of physical and logical security. You need to make the right decisions, but operate within a finite budget.
n 1999, a landmark report was released by the Institute of Medicine spotlighting patient safety. The report brought to light the staggering number of medical mistakes; pointing out tens of thousands of preventable deaths from medical errors and thousands from medication errors. In response to that, healthcare organizations have rapidly implemented bar coded patient identification in wristbands and labels. Helping improve patient safety with wristbands and labels.
any financial institutions in the U.S. and Canada are implementing systems to provide for the instant issuance of card products in branch locations. There are many benefits derived from instant issuance. This paper provides information and considerations to help you with your decision and planning. Customers are switching financial institutions more often, and are making decisions on whom to do business with based on convenience and customer service. Financial institutions are not only implementing instant issuance systems, but they are strongly marketing the new capability.