Security

Tackling healthcare cybersecurity challenges

Many chief information security officers aren’t even close to having the tools they need to deal with cyberattacks

7/17/2018


Boosting healthcare facilities' cybersecurity

Cybersecurity spending increased by nearly $74 billion in 2016

7/16/2018


Report finds healthcare lagging in cybersecurity protocols

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

7/16/2018


Designing healthcare facilities to curb violence

If nothing else, EDs should be designed in such a way that security staff can cordon off the entrance and access to the rest of the facility

7/13/2018


Prevention is better than cure when dealing with cyber threats

Cybersecurity designed for corporate environments don't address the requirements of the healthcare industry

7/11/2018


Eight cybersecurity tools your healthcare facility needs today

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

7/10/2018


Cancer center to pay $4.3m for three data breaches

Breaches blamed on stolen laptop, thumb drives

7/6/2018


Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer

The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras

7/6/2018


Philadelphia hospital creates police drop-off lane for gunshot victims

Philadelphia is one of the few cities where police take stabbing and shooting victims to hospitals

7/3/2018


Officers cleared in California hospital shooting

Officers fired six rounds at a man who shot through a glass door with a rifle and entered the hospital

7/2/2018


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

7/2/2018


Healthcare cyberthreat reports increasing

In the first six months of 2018, there were 154 breaches reported to the Office for Civil Rights

6/29/2018


Inmate climbs through Alabama hospital ceiling to escape

Inmate was taken to the hospital after he claimed to have swallowed a razor blade

6/27/2018


Threatening incident at birthing center renews security concerns

Though a nurse felt threatened by a visitor, no one activated an emergency alert that triggers a hospital-wide response

6/27/2018


Combating workplace violence

RWJBarnabas Health is taking a stand against workplace violence at its hospitals and clinics

6/25/2018


NFPA offers a risk assessment checklist for active shooter situations

Guidance includes tips on information officials should be gathering during building risk assessments

6/21/2018


Understanding the role of Chief Security Officer

The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is the executive responsible for the organization's entire security plan

6/19/2018


Hospital security changed after 1998 baby abduction

Florida maternity wards now have multiple layers of protection

6/15/2018


Buffalo nursing home death raises safety questions

Man's fall from window is the second violent death at the facility in as many years

6/14/2018


After Chicago hospital shooting, officials look at lessons learned

It was the second shooting on hospital grounds in less than a year

6/12/2018


Another body found in San Francisco General hallway

Police investigating another unexplained death of a woman on the grounds of San Francisco General Hospital

6/12/2018


Nursing home investigated after patient falls from window

87-year-old man dies after fall from third floor

6/12/2018


Key elements for hospital active shooter response program

NFPA standard advises healthcare facilities

6/11/2018


A dose of innovation boosts security at Israeli hospital

The $100 million underground facility is battle-tested

6/11/2018


Patient at Pa. hospital slashes security officer with light bulb

The patient was attempting to escape a locked unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

6/8/2018


No foul play found in San Francisco General Hospital death

State Health Dept. investigating security issues

6/7/2018


Deputies reportedly precluded from searching S.F. hospital stairwell for missing woman

Body of a 75-year-old woman missing nearly two weeks was discovered in a power plant stairwell

6/6/2018


Montana's state hospital updates emergency policies

A complaint led to an investigation finding fault in how the state hospital responded to emergencies

6/5/2018


Closing the loop on medical device cybersecurity

To protect themselves and their patients, healthcare facilities must embrace a holistic, lifecycle approach to connected medical device cybersecurity

5/31/2018


Hawaii State Hospital announces new facility, security features

The hospital plans to build a new $140 million facility with 16-foot high security walls and enclosed courtyards

5/30/2018


Bronx-Lebanon Hospital without promised turnstiles, 1 year after shooting

In the weeks following the mass shooting, the hospital promised tougher security

5/25/2018


Emergency department communications badges reduce response times

The average response time is now down to 1.02 minutes

5/24/2018


Nursing home ‘granny cam’ bill passes La. Senate

Bill was opposed by nursing home industry

5/23/2018


NHS staff plead for body cameras to prevent assaults

Increasing levels of violence mean staff needed better protection

5/23/2018


Hospital security departments can help protect domestic violence victims

75 percent of domestic violence victims are targeted at work

5/22/2018


Few Mass. hospitals have enhanced security after stabbing

A Harrington Hospital nurse was stabbed by a patient last June

5/22/2018


Defending against ransomware attacks

One of the best ways to prevent ransomware attacks is to educate employees

5/21/2018


Man charged in security officer’s death at Pa. hospital

The officer died a month after an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital

5/18/2018


Studies suggest violence is a virtually universal experience for ED staff

Healthcare facilities have taken a range of security measures to address the issue

5/18/2018



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