What can SVL do for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities?
At SVL we understand that increasing medical workers efficiency and improving patient care is critical to any successful healthcare organisation in Ireland.
With SVL intelligent building technology for the healthcare sector we provide an intelligent hospital or care building that will provide you with improved communications, true mobility for IT systems, attentive emergency call systems and security technology to reduce theft and liability claims.
We know that it is important that hospital or healthcare facility offers every patient the most comfortable and enjoyable visit. More than ever before technology plays a major part in making sure patients receive this experience and that hospital facility runs smoothly and efficiently all of the time.
We offer advice, design, and consultancy for hospitals and healthcare facility’s to achieve an intelligent healthcare building, built on a converged network. We install your healthcare buildings converged wired and wireless network and we implement your intelligent building with integrated IP technology.
The SVL team are experienced and equipped to deliver any size of project with our team delivering structured cabling, fibre optics, Wi-Fi, networking for hospital communication systems, in-bed entertainment systems, security systems and intelligent technology integration. The SVL team also offer the industry’s most comprehensive technical support and maintenance with SVL Care.
Some of our intelligent building technologies and integrations for healthcare are detailed below.
a) Wi-Fi for Healthcare Facilities
Hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities are investing and upgrading wireless technologies to improve patient safety by connecting medical devices such as smart beds, IV pumps and smart systems that alert doctors and nurses to intervene in a timely fashion.
SVL Wi-Fi for healthcare increases productivity for doctors, nurses and staff by providing care coordination systems such as Wi-Fi phones, integrated with nurse call emergency systems, EHR access from mobile computer stations on wheels.
SVL Wi-Fi for healthcare buildings provides fast and reliable internet access for patients and visitors, so they can stay in touch with family and friends. SVL Wi-Fi for healthcare provides complete patient satisfaction.
No hospital or healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with a Wi-Fi solution that suits your healthcare organisationb
b) Emergency Call Systems
Seconds can be decisive of safety and even life or death in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The re-assurance of knowing someone will be there can be the comfort and safety of staff, elderly and medical patients. SVL emergency call systems ensure you get the right alarm at the right time. Our systems can positively improve patient care and protect the safety of staff in all lines of medical care. A Nurse Call System will also help prevent patient wandering and will promptly give the location of any incident.
A SVL emergency call system can utilise the converged IP network and wireless infrastructures and is suitable for many medical and care applications from Nurse Call systems in Hospitals, Age care nursing homes, Resident Services and Personal safety. No hospital or healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with an emergency call solution that suits your healthcare organisation.
c) IP TV for Healthcare Facilities
High Definition IP TV allows you to inform, promote and entertain your patients and guests.
With SVL high definition IP TV and bedside entertainment solutions it has never been easier to distribute High Definition multimedia entertainment services to multiple IP network HD TV’s over your converged network. Bedside TV can create extra revenue for a hospital, whilst providing a healthy patient experience.
A wide range of TV, radio channels and on demand programmes and movies can be distributed to many networked TV’s from a single server. IP High definition TV is often used at bedsides, hospital rooms, and age care rooms, reception areas, waiting areas, canteens and restaurants. You can increase revenues through free targeted marketing and additional in room entertainment services.
No hospital or healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with an IP TV solution that suits your healthcare organisation.
d) HD CCTV for Healthcare Facilities
High Definition IP CCTV can provide high clarity and detailed images from 1 Megapixel up to 7K (30 Megapixel), high definition cameras can be ideal for monitoring hospital car parks, drug dispensaries, lobby’s, corridors, reception areas. HD CCTV can be used in hotels and nursing homes for security and management overview and combined with intelligent video analytics can alert reception or security when there is suspicious activity in an unusual area of the grounds. IP CCTV with SVL integration services can be integrated with other IP systems such as access control, Intruder alarms, emergency systems and nurse call. Your next HD CCTV system can offer clear images, be Intelligent, Intuitive and easy to use.
Easy Migration Path from Analogue – Video encoders are the most cost effective way to migrate your existing legacy analogue system to an IP network based system. Using your existing analogue cameras you will get the benefits of an IP system without wasting investment in your current analogue system. Allowing you to migrate your complete CCTV system to HD when you’re ready. No hospital or healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with a network based high definition CCTV solution that suits your healthcare organisation.
e) IP Telephone Systems for Healthcare Facilities
IP Phone systems mean your calls will be routed over your hospital or care homes, Local Area Network (LAN) and the internet, which means there is no need for separate wiring. Your phones can utilise your SVL converged wired and wireless networks throughout your hospital or healthcare facility, improving internal communications and reducing costs.
A major benefit of IP Phone systems is your healthcare facility will save on monthly call costs using SIP trunks, VoIP providers or Skype Connect!
With a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading IP phone endpoint solutions, SVL has IP phone solutions for all areas of hospitals and nursing homes.
These IP phones also support new modes of collaboration such as: integrated high-definition voice, video, and conferencing for doctors, staff and management; instant messaging and presence; instant access to cloud services; USB peripherals for extensibility; and Bluetooth. No hospital or healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with an IP Telephone solution that suits your healthcare organisation.
f ) Access Control for Healthcare Facilities
Locks and keys allow you to lock and secure your hospital building, but when keys are lost or stolen it can be a real pain and expensive to replace locks and re-issue keys.
Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) are critical to ensuring safety, security and preparing for an emergency. If it’s a single access control door solution or a fully integrated access control system across multiple building, theatres, pharmacies and offices, SVL can utilise your IP wired and wireless network to provide you with an access control solution for your healthcare facility.
Access control cards can be used for other billable services such as vending machines, car parks, bedside TV entertainment systems and canteens. No hospital or healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with a physical access control solution that suits your healthcare organisation.
g) IP Digital Signage for Healthcare Facilities
Communicate, engage and captivate your guests and patience with SVL IP Digital signage.
By using a digital signage solution from SVL for your hospital or healthcare facility, it allows you to communicate to your target audience in an innovative and impactful manner. Create sleek and modern advertising campaigns or information boards remotely or from anywhere on your converged IP network within your hospital. Digital signage software is easy to use and intuitive for you to create new advertisements, information boards, waiting times, menus, local events, bed plans to name a few.h) IP Audio for Healthcare Facilities
SVL Intelligent Audio devices (IP Speakers, IP Induction Loops and IP Audio Gateways), when combined with intelligent rules based audio management software provide a highly effective Public Address and audio management system for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.
Making public announcements over your converged IP network has never been easier and more accessible with a network based audio solution. Hospitals and healthcare facilities can now have IP speakers anywhere there is a network connection. No healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with an IP audio announcement and entertainment solution that suits your healthcare organisation.
i) Intruder Alarms for Healthcare Facilities
Integrated intruder alarm systems in accordance to NSAI standards of Ireland keep hospital property and buildings safe and secure. Unlike a traditional ‘dumb’ intruder alarm system, a SVL Intelligent IP alarm can be designed and installed to integrate with other intelligent systems such as Access control, Video Analytics CCTV and energy management systems. We integrate motion sensors and contacts with heating, air conditioning and lighting/power controls making it a smart building solution. As a SVL IP Intruder alarm is network based, we can utilise existing network infrastructure and cabling with the end goal of reducing costs and increasing intelligent functionality.
No healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with an intelligent intruder alarm that suits your healthcare organisation.
Control Rooms for Healthcare Facilities
SVL design and build Intelligent Security Control Rooms to secure and manage hospital and other healthcare environments. SVL provide an efficient working environment by building a rules based automated control room. An Intelligent control room can be the hub and users interface to all of your integrated IP security and safety systems. For healthcare facilities an intelligent control room with integrated Graphical Maps, Software Matrix, Smart video walls and rules based scenarios can increase safety, reduce costs, reduce vandalism and keep liability claims to a minimum. No healthcare facility is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying you with an intelligent security control room that suits your healthcare organisation.
j) Converged Networks for Healthcare Facilities
SVL Network convergence for the healthcare sector refers to the provision of Telephone, Wi-Fi, Video and data communication services and intelligent IP systems such as IP CCTV, IP Access Control, IP Audio and other integrated solutions within a single intelligent network. In other words, one pipe is used to deliver all forms of communication services throughout your hospital or care facility. Our main goal of such integration is to deliver better services and lower overall costs to our clients.
Wouldn’t it be more cost-efficient to have just one network for all intelligent IP devices within your hospital or care facility? That’s the promise of SVL converged networking: one highly scalable, high-performance network with consistent management tools that can handle Ethernet, storage, security and entertainment network traffic.