With the new Acute Care Wing expansion being added to the existing hospital, the Bermuda Hospital Board (BHB) needed to ensure patients receive care in an environment that provides privacy, comfort and security.
The existing camera, access control, and intercom systems, which had been installed throughout the hospital, had become outdated and consisted of separate stand-alone systems. The system was comprised of analog cameras, stand-alone intercoms, duress and panic alarms that did not always communicate with a central location.
Genesis Integration chose to use an open format security platform that was capable of working with multiple systems, many of which were never designed to work with an open architecture system. Genesis worked closely with Genetec professional engineering and custom solutions team for over a year to come up with interfaces for nursecall, duress, IP intercoms, threat management, access control, CCTV, LPR, and fire alarm
Genesis was able to fulfil the customer’s expectations to allow them to grow with a unified platform moving forward and provide connection to existing equipment until future upgrades can take place. The system already has over 300 cameras and almost 500 alarm and access points, and is expected to grow exponentially to encompass all their facilities.