Hospital security professionals gather at Kentucky conference

Conference also serves as yearly training event


Man arrested after streaming online while holding a gun at Columbus hospital

a security guard at the hospital who spotted the video


Maintaining healthcare facility security with unrestricted family visitation policies

The right technologies can help maintain the right balance between openness and security


Man killed at hospital had officer’s stun gun

The suspect obtained the stun gun after being left unattended in the emergency room


Mass. health system tightens security after assault on nurse

New security efforts include limiting visitor access and subjecting everyone and all bags to search upon arrival


N.H. healthcare facility reviews security after shooting

Officials say they are not presupposing what security changes may be needed


Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside an Australian public hospitals could be reviewed


Does Vermont's largest hospital have an effective active shooter plan?

An active shooter plan is one hospital officials hope they never have to use, but think about often


Facility's security questioned after wandering Alzheimer's patient dies

Woman's body was found two miles away from facility nearly a month after she disappeared


Using technology to reduce violence against hospital workers

Security systems integrators can assist healthcare organizations in developing functional standards


Navy hospital ship on relief mission to Puerto Rico

The USNS Comfort was stocked with supplies


Mass. hospital boosts security after nurse stabbed

Additional metal detectors, security cameras and panic buttons have been installed


Keys to defending against ransomware

Healthcare IT and hackers are moving to the cloud


Former ER nurse backs fired security staff

Mercy Mercy Hospital Springfield fired security and ER staff for 'patient care that was not up to hospital standards even in highly tense situations'


Perth hospital considers enlisting smoking police

The six-month trial involves a dedicated security officer reminding smokers that the campus is smoke free


Hospital bars police officers from interacting with frontline staff following nurse's arrest

University of Utah Hospital updated its policy for police interactions the day after an officer arrested a nurse who refused to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors


N.H. hospital locked down after man shoots mother dead in ICU

The active-shooter alert at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon forced evacuation


The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare

Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors


Workers push for metal detectors at Mass. mental health facilities

Taunton State Hospital and six other Department of Mental Health locations are included on list


Report says psych ward video cameras could save lives

Patient safety called more important than the privacy issues


Key concerns for healthcare mobile security

Maintaining HIPAA compliance is an essential consideration


Tips for buying AI-based cybersecurity tools

AI can help mitigate cybersecurity risks by automating tasks and expertise


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


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


Top online security blogs to watch

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


Bronx-Lebanon Hospital adapts, reviews security after shooting

Security measures have been added and shooting sites are being renovated



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