Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.
Preventionists’ physical and mental health were negatively impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As healthcare facilities managers revisit security and safety guidelines to prevent workplace violence, new statistics reveal immense challenge.
Health Center and CEO allegedly violated OSHA law by terminating employee who reported concerns about workplace COVID-19 exposure.
Hospitals that outsource RMW treatment services are most vulnerable when the transportation infrastructure is compromised due to flooding and debris.
The hospital has created a mitigation plan with outside experts.
Proper hand washing can help limit the spread of disease.
The risk of hospitals flood is increased by ongoing challenges with climate change.
Six units were destroyed in the fire.
The last three years have seen an increase in violence against healthcare workers.
CHI St. Vincent North was placed on lockdown as officers worked to clear the facility.
Over 1,000 hospitals and health associations are encouraging parents to speak openly about gun safety.
The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook for Health Care Professionals aims to help healthcare facilities make immediate enhancements relating to workplace violence.
Resources and waivers aim to ensure hospitals and other facilities can continue to operate and provide access to care to those impacted by the hurricane.
Hurricane Ian is expected to reach the coast of Florida Wednesday evening.
Rat found in December 2020 inspection of city-run health clinic in Baltimore remained undisturbed and mummified in follow-up site visit 18 months later.
Attackers moved from large hospital systems and payers to smaller hospital systems that lack the same level of security preparedness.
It is unclear how the deceased gained access to the secure area.
Torrential rain in Mississippi has activated a state of emergency as residents run out of water.
Without complete documentation, occupants, staff and visitors could be put at risk.
Workplace violence in hospitals and other healthcare facilities has been a problem since before 2020. Then the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The news is the latest in a string of tragic events impacting senior care facilities.
By taking a proactive approach to security threats, managers can minimize risk to patients and staff.
From lockouts to security breaches, products play an important role in the safety of facilities.
J. Darrel Hicks discusses common and dangerous mistakes when using, storing and handling cleaning chemicals in healthcare facilities.
CDI prevention begins with the right products and processes and an educated environmental services staff.
The ebooklet contains 19 select guidelines focused on supporting a workplace violence prevention approach to healthcare security and safety.
70 percent of the top 10 cited Joint Commission standards in 2021 consisted of EOC and life safety deficiencies.
Healthcare Association of New York State identified underlying system and process causes and contributing factors that resulted in an overwhelmed healthcare delivery system.