31 Jul 2012

Self-expiring badges replace handwritten ones at pediatric medical …

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This piece from SecurityInfo.com reports a change in visitor identification labels at Children’s Hospital Boston, implemented by hospital security chief Scott Glynn. Previously, visitors wore sticky labels they received after a cumbersome check-in process. The labels damaged visitors’ clothing and were frequently found littered about hospital premises, or attached to various surfaces thereby defacing hospital property. Under Glynn’s new system, security personnel issue color-coded “self-expiring” TEMPbadge ID’s, created from a scan of the visitor’s driver’s license. The new badges are attached to a clip-on backing, thereby eliminating the drawbacks of the old labels.

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Self-expiring badges replace handwritten ones at pediatric medical …

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