Security - February 2018

Wisconsin hospital boosting security after infants' injuries found

State agency investigating nurse after several babies were injured while in the hospital's neo-natal intensive care unit

2/26/2018


Florida hospital says it's prepared for mass shooting

The healthcare facility uses lessons learned from tragedies and incorporates them in its plans.

2/23/2018


Tougher penalties sought for patients who assault Hawaii healthcare workers

There were 1,075 assaults against healthcare workers in Hawaii hospitals, nursing homes and patients’ homes in 2017

2/23/2018


Video addresses surviving an extreme violence incident

Training can make the difference

2/22/2018


Report finds healthcare lagging in cybersecurity protocols

The healthcare industry is one of the lowest performing industries in terms of endpoint security

2/22/2018


Fake paramedic found wandering the halls of Royal Adelaide hospital

Incident represents a major security breach for the newly opened Australian hospital

2/20/2018


Report surveys Texas hospitals on Harvey-related issues

Texas Hospital Association analyzes Texas hospitals' disaster response before, during, and after Hurricane Harvey and difficulties they faced, notably in security

2/16/2018


Report examines Texas hospitals' hurricane response

The Texas Hospital Association released a special report on the disaster response

2/15/2018


Resident's death at Wisconsin memory care facility raises security questions

Patient froze to death in December after wandering outside the facility

2/14/2018


N.H. healthcare facility boosts security after shooting

The improvements include five additional full-time security positions and bulletproof vests for security officers

2/8/2018


W.V. healthcare facility providing own security personnel

A staff of 28 security officers is replacing contract service providers

2/5/2018


Nurses union lauds violence reduction plan

Nova Scotia Nurses Union is happy with the progress being made toward reducing violence against healthcare workers

2/2/2018


Former hospital guard charged in patient’s death doesn't see wrongdoing

Prosecutors say guards used excessive force to restrain patient ultimately causing a fatal neck injury

2/2/2018


Shooting at St. Louis hospital spurs debate on armed security guards

A patient wielding knives at Barnes-Jewish Hospital was shot to death

2/1/2018



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