Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.
Out of every 100 patients in acute-care hospitals, seven patients in high-income countries and 15 patients in low- and middle-income countries will acquire at least one hospital acquired infection.
Diarrheal illnesses are among most frequent healthcare-acquired infections in long-term care facilities
Some hospitals are changing their masking requirements after the federal government struck down the nationwide mask mandate for public transit.
Thieves allegedly stole an undetermined amount of copper lines and tools.
Growing violence at healthcare facilities has made 60 percent of survey respondents concerned about loved ones’ safety.
Nearly 1 million patient records were breached in March.
The report calls for vast changes in an industry whose challenges have been magnified by pandemic.
World Health Organization guide provides overview of key elements of occupational health and safety programs.
CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.
OSHA is developing a standard to protect healthcare and healthcare support service workers from workplace exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
Whistleblower sues over alleged firing regarding complaint about medical practice's failure to protect employees from COVID-19.
Joint Commission revised its workplace violence standards effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Threats from hurricanes, wildfires and tornadoes require increased attention to healthcare facility resilience.
OSHA will increase highly focused inspections at healthcare facilities that treat or handle COVID-19 patients.
No patients or staff members were harmed, and affected areas were cleaned and disinfected.
Facility managers must ensure buildings and organizations are ready to handle crises while supporting a high level of care.
Reports of violence and harassment have increased in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, but organizations are still looking for the best way to protect staff members and patients.
President Joe Biden has announced plans to improve the quality of the nation’s nursing homes.
The legislation makes it a felony to threaten a healthcare worker or their family.
The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.
Respiratory protection programs continue to be among most cited annual OSHA violations across all industries.
While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.
Reports of injuries and illness in healthcare workers increased by 249 percent in 2020.
A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.
Lack of resources because of the ongoing pandemic have played a role in taking action against biases.
Standards established minimum technical criteria to ensure accessibility to medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables and imaging equipment.
HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.
More businesses have begun prioritizing their employees’ mental wellbeing as reports of poor mental health have reached crisis levels.