You have special requirements when creating a safe and secure environment for patients, physicians, and staff.  We understand the needs of health care facilities and believe optimizing your facility's physical environment can have a direct link to improved patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, staff satisfaction and productivity, and financial performance. 


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Decoded: Delayed vs. Controlled Egress

Understand the difference between delayed and controlled egress and when to use each.

Anatomy of a Fire Door

Learn about the requirements for fire door assemblies and other differences from standard openings and hardware.

Featured Articles

7 Health Care Trends Affecting Today’s Facilities


Allegion surveyed health care professionals from leading health systems across the United States. This infographic highlights some of the trends we uncovered.

Implementing Suicide Precautions: A Hospital’s Journey Following a Joint Commission Survey


Learn how Allegion helped Witham Health Services to address ligature issues on approximately 25 doors after a Joint Commission survey gave them 30 days to correct the issues.

Infographic: Delayed Egress vs. Controlled Egress


The difference between delayed egress and controlled egress systems can be confusing. This infographic shows how these systems work, where they are used, and how to choose the correct application.

Pacific Medical Centers’ New Location Embodies Patient-Focused Philosophy

Medical professional standing in an exam room. A sliding door pull handle is shown in the foreground of the photo.

This new location provides a more positive patient experience by making medical center visits easier and more efficient.

FAQs About Low Energy Automatic Operators


Low energy automatic operators are the type of automatic door operators that are typically actuated by a “knowing act.” Here are some commonly asked questions about these devices.

Innovation in Interior Architectural Design for Health Care Facilities


Architects are implementing new and more effective design elements to improve both employee wellness and patient care with particular focus on ICUs. 


Healthy Buildings


Infection control has long been a challenge in health care facilities but has increased even more in recent years.  Doors can be a contributing factor in high traffic areas where people frequently must touch the door or hardware to pass through.  However, there are door opening solutions that can help reduce the spread of germs, bacteria and viruses. 

  • Hands-free openings
  • Touchless openings
  • Antimicrobial finishes
Operating Room & ICU Doors

We know the intricacies of keeping a health care facility up and running—and that's why top hospitals partner with us to design unique, efficient, and most importantly, safe patient experiences. We have hospital doors that meet the demands of all areas of health care facilities including entrances, interior corridors, ICU/CCUs and isolation rooms, emergency rooms, and enhanced security integrations. With smoke-rated, positive and negative pressure-rated, and trackless configurations, our doors are a fitting addition to your health care facility.

Flexible Design in Exam Rooms

Patient-focused spaces need environments that are quiet, comfortable and maintain patient privacy and accessibility. Health care settings often have unique requirements such as smoke or fire ratings, lead shielding, air tightness and anti-microbial hardware. Sliding door solutions made especially for clinics, medical office buildings and other health care applications can save space and allow patients and health care workers to navigate the building with ease.