Security - April 2017

Healthcare facility design can support security

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


Montana healthcare facility reviews security after fire

Surgeon’s home was destroyed by a disgruntled former patient


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


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

Patient was attacked in psychiatric unit of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital


Ignoring access management challenges can be expensive

Healthcare facilities should not rely on manual processes


Wireless access control offers range of potential benefits

Cost and ease of installation could benefit healthcare facilities


CMS urges action on required emergency exercises

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


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


Aligning healthcare information security with physical safety

Dual security concerns involve different departments with different roles and responsibilities


Wireless cabinet locks facilitate hospital security

Managers need efficient ways to secure medical cabinets


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



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