Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors


IAHSS Foundation recognizes achievements in healthcare security

Several hospital security programs were recognized at the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety


Key aspects to updating your security infrastructure

Start by discussing plans for growth and development


Data shows $117,000 in thefts from Minn. assisted living facility residents

Research showed the average amount lost was $1,130


Cybersecurity responsibility shared by entire healthcare supply chain

Increased use of connected medical devices and software and wireless technology have made health systems more vulnerable


Using biometrics on the healthcare campus

Fingerprint authentication can make physical access control systems more secure


Oregon program addresses healthcare workplace violence

Healthcare association creates customizable toolkit


Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer

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


Canadian hospitals adding secure safe rooms

Patients in crisis could wait up to 72 hours for transfer to other facilities


What healthcare must understand about cybersecurity

Healthcare organizations continue to be the subject of attacks by hackers seeking access to patient data for resale on the black market


How to maintain security devices

Diligence is key to protecting equipment from damage and loss


Automated doors can provide both access and security to healthcare facilities

Different types of entrances present their own challenges


Confusion during lockdown of N.C. hospital blamed on ‘unclear policies and protocols’

Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro plans revisions to policies


Why are there so many security breaches in healthcare?

Cybercriminals steal billions of dollars every year


Oregon State Hospital staff injuries rose in 2018

Facility is strained to admit new patients


Tips for medical device cybersecurity

Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today


Concealed carry: Laws and permit numbers by state

Campus Safety website offers a breakdown of common terminology, laws, requirements and permits issued by state


Making the right door choices for security

Doors, locks, and other door hardware must be chosen carefully


HHS releases healthcare cybersecurity best practices

Guidance includes 10 best practices for mitigating hacking threats


Florida hospital system adds metal detectors, visitor badges

BayCare Health has increased security measures at most of its facilities


Threats to kill, rape, 'hunt down' common in Western Australia emergency rooms

Extreme threats, violence lead to a Violence Summit with Health Minister


Report says hospital calls about ‘unwanted’ people leads to criminalizing mental illness

More than 100 people arrested for trespassing at five Portland hospitals and the metro area’s psychiatric emergency department from the summer of 2017 through the summer of 2018


Guards at Chinese psychiatric hospital fired after escape of four patients

Group got through main exit by posing as visitors taking their relatives out for a break


Prefabrication is changing healthcare construction and design

Prefabrication improves efficiency because it helps accelerate schedules and wastes less material


Pennsylvania hospital gives up stun guns after wrongly using one on patient

Taser used to subdue a patient who was on suicide watch and became threatening and aggressive


Are your vendors putting the PHI of your patients at risk?

Outsourcing can be a cost-effective move, but failure to properly assess and manage risks related to protected health information (PHI) can create legal and reputational issues for the organization


Nurse attacked with stun gun at S.C. hospital

Weapon was taken from security guard


Key aspects to updating your security infrastructure

Start by discussing plans for growth and development


Healthcare facilities must adapt to changing cybersecurity threats

Patients’ role in cybersecurity expected to grow


Canadian nurses union wants more security guards in hospitals

There have been more than 2,000 incidents last year


Mayo Clinic food service co-worker stabs co-worker in cafeteria

The employee cafeteria closed during investigation


Man hurt in shooting on Arkansas children’s hospital campus

Authorities call shooting at Arkansas Children’s Hospital a random incident


Top 10 HIPAA violations

How to avoid the most common issues


Escalating workplace violence hits hospitals hard

Many healthcare facilities are increasing security measures to deal with the issue


Report: Healthcare devices are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattack

Forty percent of the devices medical professional are using are IoT devices


Hospital cybersecurity lagging due to talent gap

Half of organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure


Enhancing operational efficiency, staff satisfaction and patient care with false alarm reduction

A healthcare facility's mission is easily deterred when safety and security systems aren’t performing at an efficient rate, specifically with alarm systems


Security hired for Manitoba healthcare facilities after city bills for police time

Province announces two guards will be on staff at all times


DC VA patient escaped psychiatric unit, charged with assault

The U.S. House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation


S.C. ER evacuated after man tears sprinkler head from ceiling

The patient also allegedly assaulted a hospital security member who tried to restrain him



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