Security - January 2017

Video surveillance can curb drug thefts

Height markers should be placed at exits to help identify suspects and video cameras should be positioned at strategic locations

1/31/2017


Experts discuss healthcare cybersecurity

2016 averaged one healthcare data breach per day

1/31/2017


IoT integration one of video surveillance's newest upgrades

Latest video surveillance systems designed to overcome challenges that come with a healthcare environment

1/31/2017


Nova Scotia emergency rooms to get security upgrade

Report makes 12 recommendations to improve safety

1/27/2017


Preparing for an active shooter

American Hospital Association webinar outlines steps to prepare for a gunman

1/27/2017


Hospital safety measures have changed since 1998 infant kidnapping

Kidnapping of Kamiyah Mobley from a Jacksonville, Fla., hospital just hours after birth spurred a dramatic increase in hospital security

1/20/2017


Arming security officers with tablets may boost productivity

Tablets can streamline processes, improve communication

1/20/2017


Conman sells fake fire safety glass to healthcare facilities

Fake fire-resistant glass was sold to hospitals and primary schools across Ireland and the U.K.

1/19/2017


Healthcare facilities boost security after attempts to abduct infant

A woman was escorted out of multiple hospitals in Tacoma area

1/17/2017


Hospitals warned of potential terrorist attacks

The United States Department of Health and Human Services sent a letter to officials in the public health sector

1/12/2017


Controlling healthcare facility middleware security vulnerabilities

Middleware has great potential for mitigating healthcare IT interoperability issues

1/12/2017


IoT may open healthcare industry to more cyberattacks

The IoT will lead to many benefits, but with connectivity comes the risk of an increase in attacks

1/10/2017


Patients, visitors hide in safe room during waiting room brawl

More security called for because 'no one was available' when the violence erupted

1/9/2017


Window design can support mental health treatment

Windows can serve as patients' primary connection to the outdoors, according to an article on the Behavioral Health website

1/9/2017


Maintaining physical safeguards for patient information

Healthcare facilities urged to consider all physical assets containing PHI

1/6/2017


2016 saw a 63% hike in major healthcare cyberattacks

Report says U.S. hospitals lack new technologies and best practices to protect itself

1/5/2017


Armed inmate escapes N.C. hospital in leg shackles

Patient fled Cape Fear Valley Medical Center emergency department with a police officer’s Taser

1/4/2017


Security and staff stop a shooting at Fla. healthcare facility

Security officers disarmed a man who fired a rifle inside a Veteran Affairs facility

1/3/2017



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