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Layered Solutions Moving to New Carmel Headquarters

News Release | May 4, 2020 Layered Solutions, an Indianapolis-based provider of integrated emergency and routine communications, is moving its headquarters to a new Carmel location this week. Located at 1528 E. Greyhound Pass, the new office building was selected to accommodate the company’s growth. “We’re excited to add to our team and clients list,…

Securing patients, healthcare workers when resources are strained

It’s tough to overstate the magnitude of stress, risks and obstacles hindering healthcare workers today. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, healthcare organizations have no choice but to get creative, make the most of dwindling resources, and find ways to ease pressures on staff without sacrificing patient care and safety. In this post, we’ll focus on…

Increasing Safety Monitoring, Mass Notifications Capabilities in a Pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has forced all of us to make the most of dwindling resources and find new ways to do business, engage staff and customers remotely. As one famed entrepreneur put it, how organizations treat internal and external audiences during this crisis can shape their reputation and market performance for decades. In the immediate…

Protecting people & profits through COVID-19

We’re just days into the COVID-19 pandemic, scrambling to adapt as threats grow and government mandates change daily. At times like this, we hope our emergency plans are adequate to keep our people, customers, profits and market reputation intact. As one 19th-century military commander put it, “no battle plan survives first contact with the enemy.”…

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Layered Solutions Chosen as Finalist for SAMMY Awards, Integration Installation of the Year

News Release | March 4, 2020 Layered Solutions, an Indianapolis-based provider of integrated daily and emergency communications, was chosen as a finalist for the 25th Annual SAMMY Awards, which honors security systems dealers and integrators for their excellence. Security Sales & Integration magazine, which hosts the awards, received more than 160 entries from security systems…

Using Tech Integrations to Combat Violence Against Healthcare Workers

Violence against healthcare workers is epidemic and vastly underreported, reports Modern Healthcare, following a slew of similar reports by the American Hospital Association, OSHA, CDC and other governing bodies. “Daily, literally daily, we’re exposed to violent outbursts, in particular in our emergency rooms,” said Dr. Tom Mihaljevic, president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, in an…

Mandatory Panic Buttons at Schools: Will Alyssa’s Law Go Nationwide?

Alyssa’s Law, which requires schools to have silent panic alarms installed and linked to local law enforcement, is now on the books in New Jersey, and is pending in New York and Florida. Federal legislation could take it nationwide. How Alyssa’s Law came to be Named for Parkland shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff, Alyssa’s Law is…

School Security: Better Emergency Response on a Tight Budget

As school budgets shrink and safety risks rise, keeping students, staff and visitors safe is a BIG job — one that often exceeds the time, funding and skill sets you have available. Understandably, reading up on emergency management advice often highlights how far you still have to go, and the gaps you can’t do much…

Case Study: Integrating Technologies at Kingsway Regional & South Harrison Township Schools
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Case Study: Integrating Technologies at Kingsway Regional & South Harrison Township Schools

What happens when you have only moments to react and disseminate critical instructions to protect people and property under your care? And how do you reach multiple audiences instantly, bypassing distractions or communications barriers, with minimal delay or chance of human error? In this case study, Robert Iocona — Chief Technology Officer for Kingsway Regional…