Safety - July 2023

Beat the Heat: Healthcare's Unique Workplace Safety Challenges

Managers need to understand their regions’ risk levels for extreme heat, ways to manage it and strategies to implement to provide quality care.


UT Southwestern Medical Center Hit in MOVEit Software Vulnerability

UTSW is another victim in a long line of cyberattacks due to vulnerabilities through the MOVEit software.


Compliance Strategies for Fire Safety 

Fire life safety is a critical responsibility of healthcare facility management, and there is no room for error .


Identifying Fire Hazards in Healthcare Facilities

Fire hazards in a healthcare facility can be found in nearly every corner.


Henry Ford Health Struck with Data Breach

An unauthorized person used a phishing email attack to gain access to business email accounts.


South Suburban Surgical Suites Hit by Breach

The breach came via a phishing email attack.


Shooting at New Jersey Nursing Facility Leaves Two Dead

De-escalation can be a crucial part of preventing incidents from turning violent.


HCA Healthcare Suffers Data Breach

The theft appears to have stemmed from an external storage location.


Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hit by Cyberattack

The attack was conducted through a phishing email.


Several Senior Care Facilities Hit by Cyberattack

The cyberattack affected multiple senior care facilities in Pennsylvania back in April.


Cyberattack Hits Several Idaho Healthcare Facilities

These cyberattacks can have ripple effects well beyond their targets.


What Does NFPA 70B Mean for Healthcare Facilities?

NFPA 70B’s shift from a recommended practice to a standard provides more enforceable guidelines for safe electrical system maintenance.


Mount Sinai Catches Fire, 6 Injured

The electrical fire started in a sub-cellar generator room.


Lehigh Valley Health Network Targeted by Ransomware

The breach occurred in early January of 2023.


Police Officer Killed at Indiana Hospital

Sgt. Heather Glenn was reporting to a domestic dispute.


CareNet Medical Group Hit by Data Theft 

Over 3,000 patients were notified that some of their protected health information had been stolen.


Are Rural Healthcare Facilities Prepared for Climate Change?

While all healthcare facilities need to prepare for emergencies, rural facilities need to address several issues that urban and suburban facilities might not.


New Horizons Medical Impacted by Data Breach

The data breach has affected over 12,000 patients.



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