Security - July 2016

Facility staffs express concern over security following Kanagawa stabbing

Lone intruder at a care facility for disabled people kills 19,

7/29/2016


Delivering internal customer service in healthcare facility security

There is a host of stakeholders inside a facility who public safety and security departments must serve

7/29/2016


Decision to leave suspect at hospital broke with state guidelines

Police decision to leave suspect before teen's killing under scrutiny

7/29/2016


Outdated security devices can get left behind

Security personnel unknowingly disconnect them during security upgrades

7/28/2016


What you need to know about the new HIPAA guidance on ransomware

There has been a 300% increase in ransomware attacks in 2016

7/28/2016


Philly hospitals ready for potential convention issues

Mass casualty drills, last September's papal visit and the fatal crash of Amtrak 188 have already tested the city's health systems

7/27/2016


Mass General, others ban staff from playing Pokemon Go

Providers concerned about safety are asking people not to wander around campuses using mobile app

7/26/2016


Missouri healthcare facilities ban Pokemon Go on campuses

One hospital specifically requested employees cease trying to 'catch 'em all' while at work

7/22/2016


Two dead after shooting in Florida healthcare facility patient room

The gunman was restrained by two unarmed security officers at Parrish Medical Center

7/22/2016


Taser use in mental healthcare criticized

For more than 10 years, Tasers have been used against patients in locked psychiatric settings

7/22/2016


Texas hospitals work to reduce security code confusion

Some feel there might be too many color options

7/21/2016


Hospitals prepare for political conventions

Cleveland and Philadelphia are preparing for an increase in minor problems and the possibility of major incidents

7/19/2016


Healthcare security systems more than five years old may be vulnerable

Conducting an independent assessment can help ensure the most cost-effective equipment combined under a single platform

7/19/2016


Trends shaping cybersecurity

The news around security attacks and prevention is currently overwhelming

7/15/2016


Security cameras get high marks from professionals

Experiences demonstrate value of video surveillance systems

7/14/2016


Mobile visitor management systems can improve efficiency

Mobile functionality allows security managers to register new visitors and connect with a central location from anywhere

7/14/2016


Analog-to-IP video system transition in healthcare facilities

There may still be a ways to go before the full potential of IP-based security systems is realized

7/12/2016


Hospital security pros discuss video surveillance

Comments and advice come from Campus Safety magazine’s video surveillance survey

7/11/2016


Study says healthcare workers choose efficiency over password security

Hospital employees often write passwords on sticky notes and keypad-protected doors

7/7/2016


When active shooters invade healthcare facilities, having a plan matters

According to a study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, there were 154 hospital-related shootings from 2000-2011

7/5/2016


Hospitals combat violence in the ER

Two N.J. doctors are working to raise awareness about violence in emergency departments and ways to increase security

7/5/2016


New certifications and manual available for healthcare security officers

New versions incorporate latest research and trends

7/1/2016



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