Security - September 2018

Six key steps to creating a safe hospital environment for patients, visitors and staff

The ability to control access remotely, to confirm identity quickly and easily, and to program varying levels of access for visitors, patients, doctors and staff is an absolute necessity


Indiana hospital back online after computer virus

The hospital was also placed on 'diversion' and all ambulances were sent to other hospitals


IT challenges to tossing fax machines

Many providers have held onto this antiquated system of communication for decades


Jury awards plaintiffs $10 million for Chicago hospital security incidents

Doctor and six nurses filed a joint lawsuit for two separate incidents


Hospitals train for mass shootings

Checking for weapons is part of the drill


Minn. healthcare facility cited for secret videotaping

Federal investigation finds that Fairview Southdale in Edina violated privacy rights.


Shots fired at Los Angeles healthcare facility

Los Angeles Hospital staff and patients evacuated or sheltered in place


Charlotte's largest healthcare providers are increasing security

Atrium is reducing access points to its facilities by 45 percent


Children’s hospital stages active shooter drills for ER

Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center Dallas began simulations in August of 2016


Cybersecurity in healthcare evolves with threats

The healthcare industry is one of the top sectors at the highest risk of cybersecurity


NIST issues guidance for protecting medical IoT devices

The publication covers how to secure against a variety of cyberattacks


Nonsworn campus security officers' wages have not kept up with inflation

Campus Safety 2018 Salary and Benefits Study says the starting median income for nonsworn officers hasn't changed since 2015


Survey finds many healthcare providers fall short on cybersecurity

A significant percentage of healthcare facilities are struggling to meet privacy and data security standards



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