Security - April 2021

4 Tips for Better Healthcare Security

In 2020, hospitals saw PPE and COVID-19 vaccines walk out the back door. A security assessment and a comprehensive security system can prevent a recurrence.


City’s Hospitals Improve Parking Lot Lighting, Worker Safety

Investigation revealed hospitals nationwide fail to protect employees and visitors from violence


Hospital Security and Design: An Updated Resource

Publication emphasizes combating violence in healthcare using the built environment


Has Facial Recognition Come To Healthcare Facilities?

One Los Angeles hospital is among previously unreported users


Patient Attacks 6 in Hospital Parking Structure

Discharged patient arrested after allegedly assaulting five women and male security guard


Suspect Killed in Hospital Shooting

Police had escorted medics to emergency department, where suspect was to be checked for medical issue


University's Hospitals Ramp Up Security

Moves come in response to increasing reports of violence nationwide in healthcare settings


Patient Dies Falling from Fifth-Floor Window

Chair slammed against window multiple times shattered glass, worker says


Parking Lot Attack Prompts Hospital To Upgrade Security

Security guard will replace parking attendant and two additional cameras will be installed


Suspect Arrested for Bringing Guns, Bombs to Hospital

Situation closed several roads and hospital's emergency wing for several hours



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