Security - May 2019

Top 10 HIPAA violations

How to avoid the most common issues


Escalating workplace violence hits hospitals hard

Many healthcare facilities are increasing security measures to deal with the issue


Report: Healthcare devices are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattack

Forty percent of the devices medical professional are using are IoT devices


Hospital cybersecurity lagging due to talent gap

Half of organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure


Enhancing operational efficiency, staff satisfaction and patient care with false alarm reduction

A healthcare facility's mission is easily deterred when safety and security systems aren’t performing at an efficient rate, specifically with alarm systems


Security hired for Manitoba healthcare facilities after city bills for police time

Province announces two guards will be on staff at all times


DC VA patient escaped psychiatric unit, charged with assault

The U.S. House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation


S.C. ER evacuated after man tears sprinkler head from ceiling

The patient also allegedly assaulted a hospital security member who tried to restrain him


Security cameras in nursing homes present ethical dilemmas

Some say the safety precautions may do more harm than good


Logansport Memorial Hospital working to avoid another cyber security breach

The only damage done was spamming emails to other employees


Incorporating duress signaling into a facility’s security plan

Hospitals need an easy and fast way for a staff member to send out a distress signal from any spot inside a facility or even in the parking lot


Nurses at S.C. hospital feared for their safety even before shooting

Hospital leaders are pledging safety improvements


Baton Rouge nurse's death prompts demands for workplace safety

Advocates said the death indicates a persistent threat of workplace violence to medical workers


VA doesn’t plan to increase security after suicides

It's a balance between providing a safe and accessible environment



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