Safety of Veterans and Caregivers Remains Top Priority in Government Healthcare
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–March 1, 2023–Knightscope, Inc. (NASDAQ:KSCP), a leading developer of autonomous security robots and blue light emergency communication systems, today announced that Overton Brooks Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, executed a contract for 10 new K1 Blue Light Towers.
Healthcare facilities across the U.S. face significant hurdles in ensuring the safety and security of patients, visitors and professional staff. As seen across the country, hospitals and healthcare campuses are not immune from acts of violence or crime — from the emergency room to the parking lots. Likewise, hospitals need to be constantly vigil to protect staff members at their facilities, which are open 24/7. In addition, medical providers are tasked with handling the complex issues surrounding mental health, drug dependency and violent crime as part of their daily activities.
The Veterans Health Administration, an organization of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is the country’s largest integrated health care system with over 170 health care facilities across the country staffed by nearly 400,000 employees that care for over 9 million beneficiaries – the heroes that serve our country and the families that support them. It is the nation’s duty to provide safe spaces for VA healthcare professionals and the lives of vulnerable individuals who rely on the government’s medical system. A robust communication system, such as the K1 suite of devices offered by Knightscope, expands emergency communications to provide a lifeline to people in remote areas experiencing some form of distress.
Hospitals and healthcare professionals looking for innovative security solutions or improved emergency communications for campuses in the U.S. are encouraged to book a discovery call or meeting now at www.knightscope.com/discover to learn more about Knightscope’s autonomous security robots and blue light emergency communication systems.
Knightscope is an advanced security technology company based in Silicon Valley that builds fully autonomous security robots that deter, detect and report. Knightscope’s long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world. Learn more about the Company at www.knightscope.com. Follow Knightscope on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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