Woman stabbed leaving hospital garage sues over lack of security

The suit accuses the hospital of violating Wisconsin’s 'Safe-Place' law


Violent assaults add to chaos of San Francisco General Hospital's ER

Hospital struggles to handle mentally ill and drug-addicted


Nemours Children’s Health System using video in nontraditional ways

Nemours uses their system to improve facility efficiency, lower operational costs and deliver a better patient experience


Ohio healthcare facility creates simulation room to train for violence

Studies show that healthcare workers are four times more likely to be physically assaulted in the workplace than any other American worker


VA hospitals installing safety features after suicides

Since 2018, 49 veterans have killed themselves on the grounds of VA medical facilities


Using panic hardware can be a challenge for healthcare facilities

Panic hardware is a popular exit device used to provide quick egress


Seattle hospital hired security guards with body cameras for strike

The strike of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW members began on Jan. 28


Chocolate Lab training to be bomb-sniffing therapy dog in Ohio

Most of her life is going to be helping children. But the rest of the time she's have ongoing training for bomb detection


Veterans say the D.C. VA hospital is not safe for women

A woman said she was sexually assaulted at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center four months ago


Missouri hospital gives staff panic buttons

The use of the buttons is in a trial phase and is aimed at improving security in high-risk areas like the ER


Detroit Medical Center cancels plan to outsource security jobs

Union filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board


Minnesota law to allow surveillance cameras in senior homes

Nursing homes and assisted-living facilities across the state are required to inform residents of their right to use the cameras


Ohio bill would allow cameras inside nursing home rooms

There is currently no law in Ohio against using private cameras inside a nursing home, but it's up to the nursing home to allow it


Creating a secure building automation system

It is common for organizations to create a BAS and then more or less forget about it


Woman robbed, kidnapped from Louisiana hospital parking lot

Christus Shreveport-Bossier Health System said it will evaluate the safety of all of its campuses


Threats that could threaten disrupt security

Facilities managers must have resilience and security strategies to deal with disruptive new technologies


Choosing the right photo ID printer

There are many card printers on the market


‘Recent world events’ spark increased security at federal healthcare center

The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago has closed all entrances except the main gate


Detroit hospital gets bomb, shooting threats

Police say a psychiatric patient at the hospital made the calls


Selecting a photo ID system

Photo identification cards are an important part of healthcare facility security plan


Safety trends from the last 10 years

Campus safety and security have evolved


Twin Cities Hospital offers infant footprint scans

Hospital officials say its better to take a scan of a footprint because fingerprints aren't as refined initially


The more cybersecurity changes, the more it stays the same

It is time for an evolution in cybersecurity that focuses on adversary disruption


Hospital security cameras can promote safety

Cloud-based security systems can provide pictures of each person entering and exiting a facility


Card-operated lock systems becoming more popular

Flexibility is the primary benefit of this system


Keeping hospitals safe by design

Designers have an opportunity for hospitals to increase safety through intentional and comprehensive design and facility planning, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New Ohio bill would allow surveillance cameras in nursing home resident rooms

There has been pushback in the past about whether surveillance cameras are a violation of patient privacy


Why firewalls and anti-virus software are no longer enough to protect your network

As cybercriminals become more adept and increasingly target healthcare facility networks, it is more crucial than ever before to ensure your cybersecurity defenses are up-to-date and tested regularly



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