Security - January 2019

Nurse stabbed on job pushing for hospital safety changes

Massachusetts lawmakers failed to pass legislation in Wilson's name following her attack

1/29/2019


Top security concerns of assisted care facilities

IAHSS issued new guidance for handling violence

1/25/2019


Jamaica official unhappy with healthcare facility security after baby snatchings

Nearly $800 million has been spent by the regional health authorities in the last year on hospital security

1/22/2019


Michigan hospital testing metal detectors

The metal detectors are being tested in the main lobby, but were previously used in the emergency department

1/21/2019


'Scary' Muslim family barred from seeing baby in hospital

Family went to Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Va., last month to visit a newborn baby girl

1/18/2019


Tips for healthcare facility managers to stay in compliance with NFPA

A majority of the updates are related to inspections, paperwork regulations and training

1/17/2019


Police investigating after vegetative patient gives birth

Arizona's Department of Economic Security is also conducting health and safety checks at the facility

1/15/2019


Phoenix care fa­cil­ity boosts se­cu­rity after vegetative patient gives birth

The enhanced security in­cludes in­creased mon­i­tor­ing of pa­tient care ar­eas

1/11/2019


Illinois hospitals facing requirements to reduce violence against nurses

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, healthcare providers in Illinois must implement specific violence-prevention policies

1/10/2019


Hospitals in Australia to give staff body armor

The Australian Health Department has purchased 250 custom body armor vests

1/7/2019


Man dies after jumping from Chicago hospital window

Mercy Hospital patient broke the window before jumping

1/7/2019


Hospitals are improving security after shooting at N.Y. facility

An August shooting at Westchester Medical Center killed two

1/4/2019



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