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Top 10 Signal Technologies Questions

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

10) Can we still use our old wireless pendants with a new system? Often we can integrate old pendants and pulls with new systems. By integrating your old equipment, you will be able to save money and protect your initial investment for a longer period of time. 9) How do we change the code in… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Gary Gandy, AKA, “Tiny”

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

Our employee spotlight this month is on someone that certainly needs no introduction. Mr. Gary Gandy aka “Tiny”. Gary began his career with Signal Technologies in 2007 as a service and install technician, bringing with him expertise in cable placement and overall system installation. Tiny manages the installation and service department of Signal Technologies, ensuring… Read more »

Understanding the New Nurse Call System

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

In recent years, the technology driving nurse call systems has evolved into a world of digital and networked IP-based systems that have helped to improve patient care in many hospitals. Nurse call systems are becoming more intuitive and easy to use, with specialized options designed to handle patient requests, according to manufacturer’s supplying nurse call… Read more »

Meet Our Partner SARA

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

“Life safety, security, environmental monitoring and mass notification” Situational awareness was originally a military term referring to a pilot’s operational status and knowledge of immediate threats. Today, it’s a risk management strategy and technology framework to improve life safety, security, environmental monitoring and mass notification. With situational awareness, there’s time to respond to potential threats… Read more »

Case Study: Intego Nurse Call System

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

SITUATION: When Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare began planning for its 886,000-square-foot New Main Campus, improving the patient experience was a top priority. Overall, the hospital had a goal to create a less intimidating and more comforting healthcare experience for patients and their families. A key element to their success would be a nurse call system that… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Billy Cooper

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

If you have needed a system installed or serviced by Signal Technologies, you will recognize this individual right away.  Billy Cooper has been a part of our organization since 2012.  Having been in information technology for several years, Billy has an extensive background and knowledge of this industry.  Most of the time Billy is “seen… Read more »

System Integration: A Juggling Act!

April 20, 2017 | Uncategorized

You want to integrate your nurse call, wandering resident, access control and even surveillance cameras into one system. How can you juggle all of them at once? The nurse call and access control systems have always been the main safety concern for our customers. One of the bigger changes to this concern recently has been… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Steve Coleridge

April 19, 2017 | Uncategorized

Mr. Steve Coleridge is our employee spotlight this month as well as a longtime member of our SouthMed team. Steve is focused in providing excellent product solutions and superior service to our customers in the eastern parts of our market area. His adventure with SouthMed began in 2009 as a sales person and now as… Read more »

Making a “Clean” Getaway

April 19, 2017 | Uncategorized

Looking for a simple and effective way to create a completely touchless environment? Just wave your hand! The NORTON 5600 Series Hands-Free Kits combine a wave-to open switch with the 5600 power operator to open the door and provide a “clean” exit without touching hardware. When used with automatic toilets, soap dispensers, sinks and dryers,… Read more »

Wondering What to Do with Your Wandering Residents?

April 19, 2017 | Uncategorized

Facilities that care for our aging family members have a great responsibility in assuring these loved ones are safe every moment of the day. One of the most challenging, life-threatening issues related to this care is in patients with cognitive loss and the occurrence of wandering, wherein the person strays into unsafe territories and may… Read more »

Case Study

Case Study #1: Sanford Health and Rehabilitation, Sanford, NC, Long-Term Care – Skilled Nursing Challenge: With no elopement protection or warning system in place, the facility was using battery powered door chimes to notify staff when doors were opened. Unfortunately the facility had an elopement, which exposed their need for a wander system. Our team… Read more »

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Top 10 Signal Technologies Questions

10) Can we still use our old wireless pendants with a new system? Often we can integrate old pendants and pulls with new systems. By integrating your old equipment, you will be able to save money and protect your initial investment for a longer period of time. 9) How do we change the code in… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Gary Gandy, AKA, “Tiny”

Our employee spotlight this month is on someone that certainly needs no introduction. Mr. Gary Gandy aka “Tiny”. Gary began his career with Signal Technologies in 2007 as a service and install technician, bringing with him expertise in cable placement and overall system installation. Tiny manages the installation and service department of Signal Technologies, ensuring… Read more »

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“Our staff feels more secure now that we have the tools to help manage our residents who are prone to wandering. A big thank you, Signal Technologies!”

Sanford Health and Rehabilitation, Sanford, NC