Security - April 2019

Hilo hospital adopts airport-style security measures

A man attacked four employees last month

4/29/2019


South Carolina hospitals reviewing security after two shootings

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

4/25/2019


Tennessee hospital boost security following shooting

The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg is adding armed guards

4/25/2019


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

4/24/2019


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

4/22/2019


SC hospital shootings highlight violence in healthcare facilities

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

4/22/2019


Security tightening at hospitals

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

4/22/2019


Healthcare facility staffers have had enough of workplace violence

Groups representing doctors and nurses calling for changes

4/18/2019


Automated doors can provide both access and security to healthcare facilities

Different types of entrances present their own challenges

4/15/2019


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

The hospital is considering policy changes after the incident

4/11/2019


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

4/10/2019


Wyoming healthcare facility planning security upgrades after active shooter incident

Casper hospital to get cameras, doors and guards

4/9/2019


Suit alleges women were secretly recorded in Calif. hospital

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

4/5/2019


Managing violence in healthcare facilities

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

4/4/2019



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