Security - March 2017

Active incident training must go beyond a focus on active shooters

Immediate entry and fast-moving tactics now constitute the majority of active shooter training

3/31/2017


Ohio hospital security officers suspended after detaining visitor

Incident leads to suspensions after video was released

3/27/2017


FBI offers updated active-shooter planning document

Document expands on 'Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting'

3/27/2017


How to hire the best security officers

The quality of the staff is the best indicator of an effective department

3/27/2017


Mass casualty mitigation strategies

A good offense can improve response to an active shooter

3/23/2017


Death of patient who hit hospital security guard ruled a homicide

Autopsy results showed the man died as a result of traumatic asphyxiation caused by the position in which he was being held

3/22/2017


Modern surveillance technologies can improve decentralized healthcare security

Security professionals rely on their surveillance system to help them monitor indoor and outdoor spaces

3/20/2017


Patient with gun admitted to ICU, bypassed security

Woman shoots, kills herself at Florida hospital

3/17/2017


Healthcare facilities can be compromised by malware that infects medical devices

Insecurable medical systems provide a target for identity thieves

3/16/2017


Standardized security technologies urged for healthcare campus

Facilities with strict, consistent specifications can improve safety and cut costs

3/13/2017


$1.2 million of equipment stolen from Toronto hospital

The hospital’s video surveillance footage shows the suspects used suitcases to transport equipment

3/9/2017


Texas hospital employee says stealing was 'easy'

Employee allegedly stole $400k of medical equipment from Christus Santa Rosa Hospital

3/8/2017


Drug disappearances at VA hospitals investigated

VA drugs losses rose tenfold between 2009 and 2015

3/6/2017


Steps to prevent health facility violence

Risk management expert urges zero tolerance culture

3/3/2017



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