Security Assessment Offering for Hospitals

When was the last time your hospital commissioned an objective, comprehensive security review? Was the security review considered reactive or proactive? Security Management Services International, Inc. is a security consulting firm that focuses on the unique security needs of hospitals. We have found that most security reviews come in the wake of an adverse event. […]

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Active Shooter Mitigation

In the past few weeks few weeks the news has been dominated bay Active Shooter attacks, dominated by the events in Texas and Ohio. The mitigation of such events requires the teaming of experienced security professionals, and a partnering with local law enforcement. There are no simple answers. To mitigate these attacks, there must be […]

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If You See Something, Do Something

Are you in charge of security for a healthcare facility? SMSI has developed a security awareness training program for hospitals that fulfills the motto: If you see something, do something. In less than two hours, we will empower employees, from housekeepers to RNs, with the basic tools of threat recognition at the incipient phase, the […]

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Who Will Conduct Your Next Security Assessment?

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on November 6, 2017 Will a well qualified security professional conduct your next security assessment in advance of a major security breach, or will your next security assessment be conducted by the plaintiff’s legal team in the wake of a security breach? When a person is victimized by crime, on […]

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The Value of Periodic Security Reviews

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on October 27, 2017 All to often, we find the call for a security assessment in the wake of a serious security breach or breakdown. We believe that it is far more effective and cost efficient, to not wait for the wheels to come off. For those industries that cater […]

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HOSPITAL ACCESS MANAGEMENT MUST ALSO BE APPLIED TO INNER SPACE

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on September 14, 2017 Access management may begin at the perimeter, but it should not end there. This is particularly true for hospitals. Most hospitals generally have two primary points of public ingress: The Emergency Department and the Main Lobby. However, most hospitals, hotels and other public buildings, have numerous […]

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Effective Security Programs Must Be Perceived As Being Effective

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on February 22, 2017 Weather it is security for a mall security, high-rise buildings, schools or hospitals, perceptions count. This is just one of the reasons that crime prevention officers from your local police departments support graffiti eradication programs. An unkempt supply chain warehouse is more likely to suffer losses […]

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WPV MITGATION: EMPHASIZING HOSPITALS

As posted on LinkedIn Pulse on February 7, 2017 The title of this article, the WPV Triad, is intended to be metaphor for the dominant dynamics of a plurality of workplace violence incidents. Obviously, workplace violence may include an abundance of other criminal acts outside of the tirade discussed herein. For example, even workplace property […]

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