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Niscayah and RiskWatch Partner on New Hospital Security Risk Assessment Software Program


A new software program to meet Joint Commission requirements for Risk Assessment on safety and security of patients has brought Niscayah and RiskWatch together to distribute the popular programs to hospitals in the U.S.

Niscayah and RiskWatch Partner on New Hospital Security Risk Assessment Software Program
Annapolis, MD, September 22, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Martin Guay, Chief Operations Officer and President of Niscayah, Inc. announced today that RiskWatch and Niscayah have formed a partnership to distribute the new RiskWatch for Hospital Security, which conducts the full risk assessment as required by the new Joint Commission guidelines in the areas of safety and security of patients, and including Emergency Planning, reducing infant abduction, mitigating violence in the emergency room, and life safety issues.

“The use of an automated, repeatable and verifiable way of conducting security risk assessments is the wave of the future in security,” said Randy Fierbaugh, Director of the Healthcare Solutions Group for Niscayah. “The complex task of applying these new guidelines and creating cost effective solutions for their implementation will be streamlined by the use of the RiskWatch for Hospitals™ software. The ability to use a web-based program to incorporate input from people in different parts of the organization and be able to compare results over time creates a much more comprehensive assessment, and creates a security baseline for the hospital.”

The software will be part of a total service which will give clients the training and expertise to create a comprehensive and focused risk assessment which will include: threat analysis, review of policies and procedures, interior and perimeter security elements for facilities, staff, parking, and visitor and vehicle controls.

About RiskWatch
RiskWatch® is the top-rated provider of innovative security risk assessment and compliance software that automates the risk assessment process. RiskWatch clients include the U.S. Veterans Administration, Office of the Surgeon General, Sisters of Mercy hospitals, St. John’s Hospital, university medical centers, hundreds of other hospitals and health plans, banks, credit unions, utilities, including Piedmont Hospital, IBM, Mitsubishi Corporation, and local, state and federal agencies, in the United States and around the world.

About Niscayah

Niscayah provides complete security solutions for customers based upon their specific needs. With a detailed understanding of our customer's organization, industry, and business drivers, security concepts are organized around the best use and application of technology to reduce our customer's risk posture. This is achieved through the implementation of integrated security systems to include access control, video surveillance, and intrusion systems. Service programs are designed to ensure proper post implementation maintenance for overall system performance

For more information, contact:

Randy Fierbaugh, Director of Healthcare Solutions
Niscayah, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
813-792-3480
Randy.fierbaugh@niscayah.us www.niscayah.us

Caroline Hamilton, President & CEO
RiskWatch, Inc.
Annapolis, Maryland
410-224-4773, x105
chamilton@riskwatch.com www.riskwatch.com

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RiskWatch, Inc.
Caroline Hamilton
410-224-4773 x105
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www.riskwatch.com
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Niscayah and RiskWatch Partner on Hospital Security
A new Security Risk Assessment software program has been developed to help hospitals meet the new Joint Commission Risk Assessment requirements that underscore and assure the safety and security of patients.
Filename: NISCAYAH-RISKWATCH-SEPT21-200.pdf

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