Security - October 2018

Chicago nursing home security catches 'ghost' on security camera

Guard posts footage on Facebook, where it has racked up more than 2.5 million views

10/31/2018


Protecting healthcare IoT devices

Every healthcare IoT device from insulin pumps and diagnostic equipment to Remote Patient Monitoring is a potential target

10/30/2018


Should the Hippocratic Oath extend to protecting patient data?

One line in the modern version of the Oath stands out: 'I will respect the privacy of my patients, for their problems are not disclosed to me that the world may know'

10/30/2018


Woman assaulted twice inside Tacoma hospital

Tacoma General moved her to another wing after the first assault

10/29/2018


Houston healthcare facility focusing on security issues

Ben Taub Hospital has had multiple acts of violence in recent years

10/25/2018


Video surveillance can boost healthcare facility security

A network video system offers a wide range of possibilities to make a hospital less attractive for break-ins and robberies

10/22/2018


Front-line healthcare workers link violence to growing meth crisis

Violent incidents at the Health Sciences Centre has already doubled the number for all of last year

10/19/2018


N.J. hospital's violence prevention program focuses on diffusing situations

RWJ University Hospital Hamilton has decreased the need for security interventions by 42 percent

10/18/2018


Access control: Strategies and tactics for successful upgrades

Effective upgrades of door hardware and security technology requires understanding options and making smart specification decisions

10/15/2018


Washington hospitals seeing increased level of violence

The increase coincides with a spike in the rate of patients who, after being charged with crimes, were found not competent to stand trial

10/15/2018


Chicago nursing home security catches 'ghost' on CCTV

Guard posts footage on Facebook, where it has racked up more than 2.5 million views

10/12/2018


How healthcare facilities can stop cyber-criminals

Healthcare data breaches are in the consumer collective consciousness and organizations are more aware of the issue

10/12/2018


Hackers, mattresses among top ECRI health tech hazards

The threat of hackers targeting remote access to healthcare systems as named the most pressing issue

10/10/2018


Report says 47 percent of emergency doctors have been assaulted at work

Seventy-one percent said they had witnessed the assault of a colleague

10/9/2018


Nurses share stories of abuse on the job

Over the last 10 years there has been an 110 percent increase of violence against nurses

10/8/2018


Canadian hospital security guards facing increased violence due to meth crisis

Union invites health minister to sit in an emergency room to see dangerous situations

10/8/2018


Poor air quality prompts hospital to warn of infection risk

The issue involved a failure to maintain adequate positive air pressure in three operating rooms and two labor and delivery suites

10/8/2018


Cybersecurity called key 2019 challenge for healthcare executives

Other top issues included data and analytics, total consumer health, population health services, value-based payments and the digital healthcare organization

10/3/2018



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