Safety

Fake masks could put healthcare workers at risk

Healthcare facilities also contend with escalating costs, with some vendors raising equipment prices tenfold or more

4/6/2020


Applying lessons learned from 9/11 biodefense response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The most important lesson to learn is to fight the current war and plan for the next, but don’t fight the last war

4/2/2020


Smart bed helps prevent falls and improve safety

The new beds have safety features, such as a motion-activated night light and can connect with the hospital’s call system

3/25/2020


Florida man sets hospital bed on fire to get nurse’s attention

The man tried to flee the hospital after setting the fire

3/19/2020


Ohio children's behavioral health facility designed for safety without intimidation

Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus built its own beds and asked suppliers for custom modifications

3/19/2020


The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare

Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors

3/18/2020


Water leak stops inpatient services at Wyoming hospital

A leaking hydronic heating system has caused severe water damage on multiple floors throughout the hospital

3/5/2020


Protecting senior care staff and residents in case of fire

There are a few basic tools every facility should have

2/27/2020


Understanding facility vulnerabilities in emergencies

By identifying weaknesses in facilities and plans, managers can improve an organization's resilience

2/18/2020



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