Security - April 2019

Hilo hospital adopts airport-style security measures

A man attacked four employees last month


South Carolina hospitals reviewing security after two shootings

South Carolina Hospital Association hosted a webinar about violence in healthcare settings


Tennessee hospital boost security following shooting

The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg is adding armed guards


Veteran shoots, kills himself in Texas VA waiting room

Less than a week before, two veterans from Georgia killed themselves in separate incidents outside VA hospitals


SC laws under scrutiny after two hospital shootings in two days

Current laws do little to deter patients from lashing out at healthcare workers and should be reformed


SC hospital shootings highlight violence in healthcare facilities

Advocates say the culture tells employees danger is 'just part of a job'


Security tightening at hospitals

Some facilities have moved to increase security due to local and even internal incidents


Healthcare facility staffers have had enough of workplace violence

Groups representing doctors and nurses calling for changes


Automated doors can provide both access and security to healthcare facilities

Different types of entrances present their own challenges


Visitor's bag may have contained gun Naples hospital patient used to kill himself

The hospital is considering policy changes after the incident


Hospital security staff strikes

Security staff at Southampton General Hospital's emergency department stages 24-hour strike in a dispute over safety, pay and sick leave conditions


Wyoming healthcare facility planning security upgrades after active shooter incident

Casper hospital to get cameras, doors and guards


Suit alleges women were secretly recorded in Calif. hospital

The hospital says the recordings were part of an investigation into drug theft


Managing violence in healthcare facilities

The first step to address workplace violence is knowing the provisions of state law



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