Security

D.C. hospital probes security officers' alleged wheelchair ‘dump’ of patient

Howard University is investigating an incident involving a female patient left lying on the ground at a nearby bus stop

5/23/2017


Massachusetts hospital integrates security camera system

System reviews and monitors more than 1,000 security cameras

5/23/2017


Active shooter threat assessment tool offered

Threat assessment checklist available for download on Campus Safety website

5/22/2017


Nurses taken hostage at Illinois hospital when patient grabs officer's gun

Chicago man, 21, was fatally shot by SWAT team at Geneva hospital

5/18/2017


Hospital bathrooms can be haven for illegal drug use

Standard equipment for hospital security guards may include opioid overdose-reversing drugs

5/18/2017


New Jersey expands elder facility hidden camera program

Program launched to protect elderly and disabled patients from caregiver abuse

5/17/2017


NHS working to recover from global cyberattack

Teams ‘working round the clock’ to fix systems rendered inaccessible

5/16/2017


Faulty alarm system puts psychiatric hospital at risk, staff says

Personal alarms used by nursing staff regularly break and are often 'useless,' staffer says

5/15/2017


$1 million worth of medical equipment missing from Indiana VA

VA officials say losses are small compared to the inventory’s size, but may indicate poor record-keeping

5/12/2017


N.J. hospitals practice response to nuclear attack

'Operation Gotham Shield' not a direct response to concerns about North Korea's nuclear arsenal

5/5/2017


Is hiring ex-cons in healthcare safe?

Some states have passed laws to keep people with criminal convictions out of jobs in clinical settings

5/3/2017


OSHA violence standard for healthcare supported in comments

Expanding the agency's definition of workplace violence also urged

5/2/2017


Healthcare facility design can support security

Healthcare organizations are urged to focus on security in facility design and planning

4/28/2017


Montana healthcare facility reviews security after fire

Surgeon’s home was destroyed by a disgruntled former patient

4/27/2017


Maintaining security systems during a merger

Because of the disorder that accompanies a merger or acquisition, healthcare facilities can be more vulnerable to security risks

4/21/2017


Ohio hospital asked to increase video monitoring after attempted rape of patient

Patient was attacked in psychiatric unit of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital

4/20/2017


Ignoring access management challenges can be expensive

Healthcare facilities should not rely on manual processes

4/20/2017


Wireless access control offers range of potential benefits

Cost and ease of installation could benefit healthcare facilities

4/19/2017


CMS urges action on required emergency exercises

Medical facilities warned not to wait until fall to implement new emergency preparedness rule

4/10/2017


Healthcare facility hacked by ex-employee using two-year-old credentials

Justice Department charged man with one count each of felony hacking and wire fraud

4/7/2017


Aligning healthcare information security with physical safety

Dual security concerns involve different departments with different roles and responsibilities

4/6/2017


Wireless cabinet locks facilitate hospital security

Managers need efficient ways to secure medical cabinets

4/5/2017


Security at nursing home where sex assault occurred called 'non-existant'

Residents of nursing home in Buffalo, N.Y., were unaware convicted sex offender lived there

4/3/2017


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



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