Security - May 2018

Closing the loop on medical device cybersecurity

To protect themselves and their patients, healthcare facilities must embrace a holistic, lifecycle approach to connected medical device cybersecurity

5/31/2018


Hawaii State Hospital announces new facility, security features

The hospital plans to build a new $140 million facility with 16-foot high security walls and enclosed courtyards

5/30/2018


Bronx-Lebanon Hospital without promised turnstiles, 1 year after shooting

In the weeks following the mass shooting, the hospital promised tougher security

5/25/2018


Emergency department communications badges reduce response times

The average response time is now down to 1.02 minutes

5/24/2018


Nursing home ‘granny cam’ bill passes La. Senate

Bill was opposed by nursing home industry

5/23/2018


NHS staff plead for body cameras to prevent assaults

Increasing levels of violence mean staff needed better protection

5/23/2018


Hospital security departments can help protect domestic violence victims

75 percent of domestic violence victims are targeted at work

5/22/2018


Few Mass. hospitals have enhanced security after stabbing

A Harrington Hospital nurse was stabbed by a patient last June

5/22/2018


Defending against ransomware attacks

One of the best ways to prevent ransomware attacks is to educate employees

5/21/2018


Man charged in security officer’s death at Pa. hospital

The officer died a month after an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital

5/18/2018


Studies suggest violence is a virtually universal experience for ED staff

Healthcare facilities have taken a range of security measures to address the issue

5/18/2018


Healthcare facilities boost security after hostage incident

Kane County (Ill.) Sheriff’s Office and Northwestern Medicine both made security changes

5/17/2018


Shooting outside Chicago hospital reveals security issues

Two people were shot outside Chicago hospital while waiting for news of wounded relative

5/16/2018


VA clinic plagued by thieves despite security upgrades

Thieves have repeatedly targeted the site of a Springfield (Mo.) Veterans Affairs clinic

5/15/2018


Vancouver Island hospital security officer honored for disarming attacker

The security officer wrestled the man to the ground and secured the room

5/8/2018


'Granny cam' bill advances in La.

Nursing home leaders criticized for attempting to water down legislation

5/8/2018


Registered sex offender banned from seeing son in St. Louis NICU

Hospital said he violated mandatory escort policy

5/1/2018


Massachusetts hospital deploys security video management software

Massachusetts General Hospital has 1,300 security cameras recording around the clock

5/1/2018



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