Security

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


Deploying wireless locks and readers in a healthcare facility

New access control technology can improve the security and efficiency of campus

2/24/2017


Street light outages cause safety concerns near Nashville hospital

Some streetlights have been out for months, leaving at least two intersections in the dark

2/24/2017



How common are hospital shootings?

A number of studies have examined instances of gun violence

2/21/2017


How to maximize an intrusion detection system

Integrating other technologies with the security control panel can improve outcomes

2/17/2017


50 vehicles ransacked near Orlando hospital

Florida Hospital in Orlando hospital workers weren't the only ones hit

2/17/2017


ED patient found dead in Illinois hospital restroom

Man found nearly 8 hours after being discharged

2/16/2017


Boston hospitals review security after fake doctor roams facilities

Woman observed surgeries and attended patient rounds

2/14/2017


Designing healthcare facilities with security in mind

Consult with security personnel during design of new projects

2/14/2017


San Diego hospital accused of reinstalling secret cameras in ORs

Former staff physician at Sharp Grossmont Hospital is suing the healthcare facility

2/13/2017


Iowa hospital to add K-9s to security team

UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center is getting two four-legged security officers

2/9/2017


Thieves impersonate Ark. hospital employees, steal credit cards

People dressed in scrubs stole the credit cards of hospital employees

2/7/2017


Applying the basics of network security

Many strategies that can protect a healthcare facility's electronic security from cyberattacks are simple to implement

2/1/2017


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



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