Safety

Maximizing Safety Through Digital Training

By embracing technology-driven training, managers help deliver high-quality care while minimizing risks and enhancing overall safety.

2/28/2024



Vanderbilt Health Implements Patient and Visitor Code of Conduct

Introduction of code comes in response to increasing workplace violence against healthcare employees.

2/21/2024



Inmate Dead After Fleeing Kettering Health Dayton

Securing a healthcare facility to prevent such incidents takes several lines of defense.

2/7/2024



Cleveland Clinic Confiscated 30,000 Weapons in 2023

A mix of technology and collaboration can help address workplace violence in healthcare settings.

1/31/2024



Contractor Employee Killed in Construction Incident at Brockton Hospital

OSHA found the contractor could have prevented the fatal incident that occurred in June 2023.

1/31/2024



Workplace Violence: Finding Effective Training

Maintaining a security presence is part of the solution, but managers also need to select a program that meets organizations’ needs.

1/24/2024



Mask Mandates Ramp Up at Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facilities have resulted in reimplementing masking guidelines as flu season continues.

1/23/2024



De-escalating Workplace Violence: A Training Infrastructure

Strategies and tactics to build an effective program that protects workers and patients.

1/17/2024



Patient Barricades Themself in Room at Methodist Richardson Medical Center

The patient was experiencing a mental health crisis at the time of the incident.

1/10/2024



Sprinkler System Limits Fire Spread at Massachusetts General Hospital

Fire sprinklers are vital to fighting a fire and preventing its spread.

12/22/2023



The Digital Path to Streamlining Code Compliance

The fusion of cutting-edge technology and traditional expertise is the key to creating healthcare environments that are code compliant.

12/13/2023



Two Nurses, One Medical Assistant Slashed at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

While violence in healthcare settings is becoming more common, these facilities can adopt many methods to mitigate the threats.

12/13/2023



Preparing for the Hazards of Winter Weather

Winter is here and healthcare facilities must be ready for inclement weather to prevent slips and falls.

12/7/2023



Protecting Healthcare Facility Workers During Winter Weather

As facility managers brace for colder weather, workplace safety must remain top of mind.

12/6/2023



How Facial Recognition Technology Works for Hospitals

This technology aims to add more security, efficiency and accountability.

11/16/2023



McLaren Health Care Caught in Data Breach

McLaren has begun mailing notice letters to the impacted individuals.

11/16/2023



Preventing Weapon-Related Violence in Healthcare

Prevention and detection are key to stopping healthcare violence.

10/25/2023



Being Cybersecurity-Aware for Healthcare's Vulnerabilities

Awareness of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in healthcare is critical for defending against breaches.

10/19/2023



Third Party Vendors May Put Healthcare Facilities at Risk for Cyberattacks 

Third-party vendors are becoming a possible vector for cyberattacks.

10/18/2023



NYC Health + Hospitals-Woodhull Resumes Operations After Rainstorm

Inclement weather can create a perfect storm of problems for healthcare facilities.

10/12/2023



CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives Bomb Threat

Facility managers can help in these situations by drilling staff in preparation for lockdowns.

10/11/2023



Florida Hospital Experiences Two Power Outages in Less Than 24 Hours

Facilities management can mitigate potential outages through training and planning. 

10/4/2023



KnowBe4 Releases Figures Concerning Healthcare Cyberattacks

The U.S. healthcare industry has become a top target for cyberattacks over the past several years.

10/3/2023



Patient Attacks and Blinds Roommate at South Florida State Hospital

Assessing aggressive behaviors and defusing tense situations are crucial to avoiding violent incidents.

9/28/2023



Bill Proposed to Make Assaulting Healthcare Workers a Federal Crime

Efforts to reduce workplace violence in healthcare settings are coming from both health organizations and Capitol Hill.

9/22/2023



Strengthening Healthcare Emergency Management

National Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities are vital components of emergency management.

9/12/2023



What to do When Swatting Happens

More healthcare facilities are falling victim to swatting incidents.

9/5/2023



How Healthcare Facilities Management Can Respond to Disasters

The recent Maui wildfires underpin the importance of a proper facilities management program.

8/23/2023



Senior Care Facilities Must Prepare for Extreme Weather

Preparing for extreme weather begins in the designing phase.

8/22/2023



Mergers Pose Increased Risk for Cyberattacks

Five factors that make mergers a vulnerable time for healthcare facilities’ cyber defenses.

8/17/2023



 
 
 


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