Behavioral Health Card Reader

Facility name: Tristar Division Office

Project name: TRISTR-032018M-New Freestanding Behavioral Health Hospital (Maury)
Project classification: Hospital – New
Project type: Psych
Project number: 3103000003
Lesson Learned number: 92
Impact: Cost, Quality, Safety

Lesson Learned/Best Practice

Team worked to identify a product during construction that was a vandal resistant, ligature resistant card reader and keypad combo unit. The keypad adds an additional layer of security if a card reader is stolen or grabbed from a staff member.

Suggested Actions for Future Projects

Include critical design decisions, lessons learned and HCA approved specs as part of the Behavioral Health Guidelines currently under development


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