Security - November 2016

Georgia hospital employee injured in shooting

A man opened fire inside a private hospital north of Atlanta

11/30/2016


Perception of safety affects hospital quality, report says

Report explores the impact of nurses’ perceptions of workplace safety and their ability to assess and accurately treat patients

11/29/2016


California hospital paves way for systemwide LED exterior lighting upgrade

Employees and visitors started fearing for their safety when approaching and leaving St. Mary Medical Center

11/28/2016


Hospitals using coal are 'smoking a giant cigarette'

New Zealand Medical Students oppose using coal in healthcare facilities

11/18/2016


Former patient stabs five at Pa. mental health facility

The assailant was armed with a knife and an air pistol

11/18/2016


Hospitals investing in training of security employees

Survey shows a marked increase in such training to meet increasing security risks

11/16/2016


Maintenance can help hospitals maximize access control’s benefits

Partnering with a security technology integrator can help solutions operate optimally

11/11/2016


Michigan hospital plans security upgrade

The move came in response to complaints of a lack of security in the ER

11/10/2016


When it comes to security, realistic optimism is recommended

People with a glass-half-full attitude are much more successful

11/9/2016


Report alleges health system used security more for black patients

Michigan Health System is being sued by former employee who made internal report

11/8/2016


Report says healthcare workers lack basic cybersecurity awareness

Employees are 'low-hanging fruit' for social engineering attacks

11/8/2016


California OSHA adopts nation's strongest workplace violence prevention

California adopted a standard intended to reduce workplace violence against healthcare workers

11/8/2016


Active shooter prevention strategies

Healthcare organizations can increase the chances that a planned attack will be averted

11/4/2016


Surveillance video shows moments before fatal Florida hospital shooting

Video shows shooter slowly walk past an unattended hospital reception area and into a hallway

11/1/2016



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