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


Florida hospital says it's prepared for mass shooting

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


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


Video addresses surviving an extreme violence incident

Training can make the difference


Report finds healthcare lagging in cybersecurity protocols

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


Fake paramedic found wandering the halls of Royal Adelaide hospital

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


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


Report examines Texas hospitals' hurricane response

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


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

Patient froze to death in December after wandering outside the facility


N.H. healthcare facility boosts security after shooting

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


W.V. healthcare facility providing own security personnel

A staff of 28 security officers is replacing contract service providers


Nurses union lauds violence reduction plan

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


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


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

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



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