Security - October 2016

Healthcare expert offers advice on establishing security plan

Training and planning can help to reduce incidents


Federal rule key to health IT infrastructure development

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) final rule requires oversight of health IT vendors


Getting administrative buy-in for facility security

Securing funding for public safety departments can be a challenge


How healthcare facilities can stay ahead of cybercriminals

Organizations must understand the risk and respond with continuous diligent cyber security


Psychiatric hospital using cameras as health monitors

Broadmoor High Secure Psychiatric Hospital in the U.K. is giving monitoring the health of psychiatric patients with camera technology a trail run


Pa. hospital security guards to become certified police officers

Training includes qualifying with firearms, criminal and constitution law, and testifying in court


Hospitals focusing on security concerns

Survey says most American hospitals finding security more challenging


Healthcare environment can help limit errors

Creating spaces with secure point-of-care storage and distribution is one way to medication errors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Officials recommend arming healthcare security officers in N.Y.

A commission at the University of Rochester in New York has recommended arming public safety officers at the university medical center


Calif. healthcare facilities deploy security robots

Dignity Health System is testing robotic surveillance


Hospital sued for videotaping surgeries

Effort to catch alleged drug thief compromised the privacy of hundreds of women


Minn. hospital to pay $20,000 in fines for safety violations

The fines were for 10 violations of workplace safety rules from 2014 to late 2015



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