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


Security cameras in nursing homes present ethical dilemmas

Some say the safety precautions may do more harm than good


Logansport Memorial Hospital working to avoid another cyber security breach

The only damage done was spamming emails to other employees


Incorporating duress signaling into a facility’s security plan

Hospitals need an easy and fast way for a staff member to send out a distress signal from any spot inside a facility or even in the parking lot


Nurses at S.C. hospital feared for their safety even before shooting

Hospital leaders are pledging safety improvements


Baton Rouge nurse's death prompts demands for workplace safety

Advocates said the death indicates a persistent threat of workplace violence to medical workers


VA doesn’t plan to increase security after suicides

It's a balance between providing a safe and accessible environment


Hilo hospital adopts airport-style security measures

A man attacked four employees last month


South Carolina hospitals reviewing security after two shootings

South Carolina Hospital Association hosted a webinar about violence in healthcare settings


Tennessee hospital boost security following shooting

The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg is adding armed guards


Veteran shoots, kills himself in Texas VA waiting room

Less than a week before, two veterans from Georgia killed themselves in separate incidents outside VA hospitals


SC laws under scrutiny after two hospital shootings in two days

Current laws do little to deter patients from lashing out at healthcare workers and should be reformed


SC hospital shootings highlight violence in healthcare facilities

Advocates say the culture tells employees danger is 'just part of a job'


Security tightening at hospitals

Some facilities have moved to increase security due to local and even internal incidents



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