Safety - June 2023

Atlanta Women's Health Group Experiences Data Breach

The protected health information of over 33,000 current and former patients was exposed.


Ascension Experiences Security Breach Via Third-Party Vendor

Ascension has started notifying 148,606 patients about a security breach.


Security Officers to Wear Body Cameras at CHRISTUS Health

Body cameras will now be worn to further prevent violence within the health system.


Heywood Healthcare Changes Security Measures After Nurse was Stabbed

A man was arrested after stabbing a nurse.


Violence Against Healthcare Facilities and Personnel is a Global Trend

2022 was the worst year for acts of violence against healthcare workers.


Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants Hit with Malware

Over 36,000 patients had some of their protected health information exposed.


Construction Worker Dies at Brockton Hospital Worksite

The hospital has been under construction due to a fire that occurred in February.


Clinton Mercy Medical Center Targeted in Cyberattack

Patient care was not affected; however, personal information was exposed.


Dozens of Cars Robbed in Hospital Parking Garage

Security footage shows a row of vandalized cars outside the hospital. 


Employees Call to Halt Surgeries After Finding Contaminated Trays

Unknown substances were found on surgical trays, prompting employees to call for a suspension on all surgeries.


Henry Mayo Employee Allegedly Gained Access to Protected Records

The alleged employee gained unauthorized access to an unknown number of patients’ records.


Clarke County Hospital Hit with Security Breach

The security breach led to over 26,000 individuals’ private health information being accessed


Nursing Homes Lack Inspections, Put Residents at Risk

Staffing shortages at nursing homes continue to put residents in harm's way.


Morrison Hospital Is Latest Cyber-attack Victim of 'Royal' Ransomware Gang

The latest attack highlights key issue healthcare facilities face in the digital age: cybersecurity.


Healthcare Cyberattacks Disrupt Neighboring Hospital Emergency Departments

The study was conducted on a ransomware attack that happened in May of 2021.


Man Dies After Falling Out of Hospital Window

A man fell out of a hospital window after threatening hospital staff and a police officer.



FREE Newsletter Signup Form

News & Updates | Webcast Alerts
Building Technologies | & More!


All fields are required. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Healthcare Facilities Today membership includes free email newsletters from our facility-industry brands.

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Posts

Copyright © 2023 TradePress. All rights reserved.