Security

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


Dozens of swastikas found in Long Beach hospital stairwell

Nurses at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center ask for more security

7/31/2017


Nurse pleads for more hospital security after attack

New bill would require safety plans for healthcare facilities

7/27/2017


Recognition first step in fighting violence in healthcare

Workers should be educated as to what the warning signs are

7/27/2017


Life Safety Q&A: Locked exit doors from psychiatric unit

Brad Keyes continues the discussion on locked exit doors from psychiatric unit

7/26/2017


Preparing for active shooter events in healthcare facilities

Hospitals should start with training employees to recognize and respond to dangers

7/20/2017


Fewer healthcare facilities planning emergency notification upgrades

Survey also indicates the authority to issue alerts is shifting

7/20/2017


Healthcare facilities urged to develop systems to track security technology repairs

Maintenance issue is much bigger than most facilities realize

7/19/2017


Bronx hospital attack, puts focus on healthcare worker safety

What measures do hospitals take to minimize risk to their employees

7/18/2017


Stab-proof vests urged for staff at some Perth hospitals

New figures about 50 violent incidents reported each day

7/14/2017


Bomb scare at Dallas VA hospital just latest in history of troubles

Physician assistant sparked concern from colleagues for months before incident

7/13/2017


Hospitals reviewing security after Bronx shooting

Shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center resulted in death of one doctor and injuries to six other people

7/12/2017


Doctor opens fire at a Bronx hospital, killing one and wounding six

Disgruntled doctor was armed with an AR-15 rifle that he snuck in under a lab coat

7/10/2017


Mass. nurses push for safety after stabbing

Hospital asking safety officials to examine security following attack

7/5/2017


Training key to curbing hospital violence

Workplace violence injuries increased by 55 percent among nurses during this time period from 2012 to 2014

7/3/2017


Complying with Joint Commission and CMS standards

Standards can offer a template for designing security programs

6/29/2017


Healthcare security urged consider the impact of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57

The Joint Commission recently issued Sentinel Event Alert No. 57, 'The Essential Role of Leadership in Developing a Safety Culture'

6/27/2017


Minnesota hospital has seven security breaches in eight months

If further violations are found and aren’t fixed, Fairview can lose federal healthcare funding

6/22/2017



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