Security

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


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



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