CHRISTUS Health Becomes Latest Health Network to Deploy Axon Body Cameras to Enhance Hospital Security

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 8, 2023 ~ Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies, has announced that CHRISTUS Health will be equipping hospital security officers across their network of hospital campuses with Axon Body 3 body-worn cameras and licenses to Axon's digital evidence management system, Axon Evidence.

CHRISTUS Health is the tenth largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the U.S., with more than 60 acute health care centers providing individualized and compassionate care. The deployment of body-worn cameras is part of an ongoing commitment to workplace violence prevention and providing a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Roy E. Alston, Ph.D., Vice President of Security and Public Safety at CHRISTUS Health said: "CHRISTUS Health strives to provide its security team with industry-leading and innovative de-escalation devices and training to ensure the health and wellbeing of every patient, guest, employee or care practitioner that enters one of our centers. By leveraging Axon body-worn cameras, we are confident that we have the adequate technology and resources to deter and de-escalate incidents with the goal of making CHRISTUS Health the safest place of care in the communities we serve."

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Brandon Templeton, Axon Key Account Director added: "We are excited to partner with CHRISTUS Health, an innovator in the industry, as they deploy Axon Body 3 cameras and Axon Evidence across their network of centers. Through this deployment, CHRISTUS Health is demonstrating their commitment to keep their centers safe and positioning themselves as leaders within the evolving security landscape."

This announcement is a testament to Axon's commitment to delivering value to commercial enterprise security customers, including healthcare systems who turn to them as the market leading body camera and digital evidence management provider.
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