Security - August 2017

Key concerns for healthcare mobile security

Maintaining HIPAA compliance is an essential consideration

8/29/2017


Tips for buying AI-based cybersecurity tools

AI can help mitigate cybersecurity risks by automating tasks and expertise

8/29/2017


Hospital reviewing security after patient stabbing

A 26-year-old female patient was stabbed by a 17-year-old male patient in mental health unit

8/28/2017


Mayo Clinic Health System workers used simulation space for de-escalation training

More than 100 Mayo physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and other emergency room staff participated

8/28/2017


Top online security blogs to watch

VPN Mentor website lists blogs offering most up-to-date news, insight and analysis

8/25/2017


Bronx-Lebanon Hospital adapts, reviews security after shooting

Security measures have been added and shooting sites are being renovated

8/24/2017


Police say thief was sleeping in Phoenix hospital basement

A man was caught stealing multiple laptops and large televisions

8/23/2017


Nurses seeking reforms in hospital security

The rate of violent incidents at hospitals appears to be growing

8/23/2017


Survey: Most feel clinicians should protect patients during an active shooter event

Patients and hospital staff have different perceptions about the risk of active shooter events

8/22/2017


71 percent of healthcare organizations have a cybersecurity budget

Survey shows healthcare organizations are enhancing their cybersecurity programs

8/22/2017


N.H. women's prison will focus on healthcare

N.H. women's prison will focus on healthcare

8/22/2017


Sixty percent of healthcare organizations have a senior executive overseeing cybersecurity

Survey shows differences in the cybersecurity programs when there's a chief information security officer

8/22/2017


Hospital security is like an onion

Each layer – from the property perimeter to the innermost highly-sensitive areas – presents its own set of challenges that need to be addressed

8/16/2017


Healthcare cybersecurity threat growing

The security of digital health has not kept up with its growth

8/15/2017


AHA says violence cost healthcare facilities $2.7B in 2016

That number includes losses from uncompensated care and added security spending

8/15/2017


Armed dementia patient triggers lock down at Florida hospital

Florida Hospital East patient was not threatening other patients or staff.

8/11/2017


Survey: Data breaches a concern for 95 percent of hospital CIOs

Many healthcare facilities struggle to keep up with hackers

8/7/2017


Report released on Milwaukee VA hospital's security

Overdose death of veteran is prompting changes

8/7/2017


After-hours hospital security performing some triage duties

Private security guards are acting as the after-hours gatekeepers at Winnepeg's Misericordia Health Centre

8/4/2017


Buffalo healthcare facility spent nearly $10 million recovering from massive cyberattack

Erie County Medical Center didn't pay the nearly $30,000 ransom

8/3/2017


Joint Commission lists issues contributing to healthcare workplace settings

Violence in healthcare settings is underreported and growing

8/3/2017


Despite design precautions, psychiatric facility had 3 suicides in 2016

Less than four years ago, the facility was built with all the latest best practices in suicide prevention in mind

8/2/2017


Australian care facility accused of not safeguarding drugs, vetting killer nurse

Insulin storage issues also a focus of the claim

8/1/2017


Healthcare facilities should prepare for cyberattack against power grid

Researchers urge hospitals to prepare for a cyberattack against the U.S. power grid

8/1/2017


Jamaican government increasing security at public healthcare facilities

The Ministry of Health currently spending more than $727 million annually on security

8/1/2017



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