Security

Florida hospital says it's prepared for mass shooting

The healthcare facility uses lessons learned from tragedies and incorporates them in its plans.

2/23/2018


Tougher penalties sought for patients who assault Hawaii healthcare workers

There were 1,075 assaults against healthcare workers in Hawaii hospitals, nursing homes and patients’ homes in 2017

2/23/2018


Video addresses surviving an extreme violence incident

Training can make the difference

2/22/2018


Report finds healthcare lagging in cybersecurity protocols

The healthcare industry is one of the lowest performing industries in terms of endpoint security

2/22/2018


Fake paramedic found wandering the halls of Royal Adelaide hospital

Incident represents a major security breach for the newly opened Australian hospital

2/20/2018


Report surveys Texas hospitals on Harvey-related issues

Texas Hospital Association analyzes Texas hospitals' disaster response before, during, and after Hurricane Harvey and difficulties they faced, notably in security

2/16/2018


Report examines Texas hospitals' hurricane response

The Texas Hospital Association released a special report on the disaster response

2/15/2018


Resident's death at Wisconsin memory care facility raises security questions

Patient froze to death in December after wandering outside the facility

2/14/2018


N.H. healthcare facility boosts security after shooting

The improvements include five additional full-time security positions and bulletproof vests for security officers

2/8/2018


W.V. healthcare facility providing own security personnel

A staff of 28 security officers is replacing contract service providers

2/5/2018


Nurses union lauds violence reduction plan

Nova Scotia Nurses Union is happy with the progress being made toward reducing violence against healthcare workers

2/2/2018


Former hospital guard charged in patient’s death doesn't see wrongdoing

Prosecutors say guards used excessive force to restrain patient ultimately causing a fatal neck injury

2/2/2018


Shooting at St. Louis hospital spurs debate on armed security guards

A patient wielding knives at Barnes-Jewish Hospital was shot to death

2/1/2018


CMS to investigate University of Maryland hospital after patient dumping

A video of a woman discharged in her hospital gown went viral on Facebook

1/31/2018


Staff: Two assaults by patients at Manitoba hospital within an hour show 'something has to be done'

The assaults happened at the locked forensic psychiatry unit at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg

1/30/2018


Milwaukee hospital employees suspended for leaving homeless patient in cold

Staff discharged a mentally ill homeless man clothed in only a hospital gown and scrub pants

1/29/2018


New safety concerns rise at Montreal hospital

The Montreal General Hospital reports more violent incidents involving patients and visitors than any other acute-care hospital in Quebec

1/29/2018


Can a different approach to printer security benefit facilities management?

Hospitals have seen an 11 percent increase in print post implementation of EHRs

1/25/2018


NFPA developing minimum requirements for active shooter response

National Fire Protection Association fast-tracking a new standard designed to better prepare facilities for active shooters

1/24/2018


Sword-handled umbrella sparks lockdown at Seattle-area hospital

Man's umbrella was mistaken for a rifle

1/22/2018


Baltimore hospital apologizes after security guards leave discharged patient on street in hospital gown

Hospital system is talking to everyone who came into contact with the woman

1/16/2018


Top application security threats

Although social media apps have revolutionized the healthcare industry and changed the way patients and providers interact, they also have opened new avenues for risk

1/15/2018


How to respond to a healthcare data breach

The cause is as important as the solution

1/10/2018


Takeaways from online security summit

Event explored active shooter response, weather plans and lockdowns

1/10/2018


2017's worst healthcare data breaches

Data show hundreds of incidents in the past two years, affecting tens of millions of individuals

1/9/2018


Chicago hospital nurses say violence isn’t monitored

Informal survey found that one in three nurses were kicked or hit

12/28/2017


Eight cybersecurity tools your healthcare facility needs today

Many companies are simply not investing enough in IT security, despite the obvious threats

12/27/2017



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