Security - May 2019

Top 10 HIPAA violations

How to avoid the most common issues

5/30/2019


Escalating workplace violence hits hospitals hard

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

5/30/2019


Report: Healthcare devices are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattack

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

5/30/2019


Hospital cybersecurity lagging due to talent gap

Half of organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure

5/29/2019


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

5/28/2019


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

Province announces two guards will be on staff at all times

5/24/2019


DC VA patient escaped psychiatric unit, charged with assault

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

5/22/2019


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

5/21/2019


Security cameras in nursing homes present ethical dilemmas

Some say the safety precautions may do more harm than good

5/16/2019


Logansport Memorial Hospital working to avoid another cyber security breach

The only damage done was spamming emails to other employees

5/15/2019


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

5/13/2019


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

Hospital leaders are pledging safety improvements

5/8/2019


Baton Rouge nurse's death prompts demands for workplace safety

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

5/6/2019


VA doesn’t plan to increase security after suicides

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

5/3/2019



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