Security

$160.5 Million Hospital Stresses Security

New psychiatric facility has hundreds of cameras and is designed to minimize staff blind spots

6/1/2021


VA Patient Deaths Lead to Bill on Security Cameras

Move comes after lapses that allowed nursing assistant to kill patients at West Virginia veterans hospital

5/26/2021


Scissors Attack Leads to Lawsuit over Hospital Security

Lawsuit accuses hospital and its security team of "gross recklessness”

5/25/2021


Face Facts: Security Issues and Facial Recognition Technology

More hospitals use technology to augment security programs to protect patients and staff

5/20/2021


Spotlight: Resident Security Technology

With advances in resident security technology, facilities managers have access to range of helpful resources

5/19/2021


SF Hospitals Rethink Use of Police for Security

Healthcare workers using de-escalation tactics would replace deputies

5/10/2021


Stabbings Raise Security Alerts at Little Rock Hospitals

Four knife attacks caused local hospitals to double down on security

5/5/2021


4 Tips for Better Healthcare Security

In 2020, hospitals saw PPE and COVID-19 vaccines walk out the back door. A security assessment and a comprehensive security system can prevent a recurrence.

4/29/2021


City’s Hospitals Improve Parking Lot Lighting, Worker Safety

Investigation revealed hospitals nationwide fail to protect employees and visitors from violence

4/29/2021


Hospital Security and Design: An Updated Resource

Publication emphasizes combating violence in healthcare using the built environment

4/23/2021


Has Facial Recognition Come To Healthcare Facilities?

One Los Angeles hospital is among previously unreported users

4/22/2021


Patient Attacks 6 in Hospital Parking Structure

Discharged patient arrested after allegedly assaulting five women and male security guard

4/20/2021


Suspect Killed in Hospital Shooting

Police had escorted medics to emergency department, where suspect was to be checked for medical issue

4/15/2021


University's Hospitals Ramp Up Security

Moves come in response to increasing reports of violence nationwide in healthcare settings

4/13/2021


Patient Dies Falling from Fifth-Floor Window

Chair slammed against window multiple times shattered glass, worker says

4/6/2021


Parking Lot Attack Prompts Hospital To Upgrade Security

Security guard will replace parking attendant and two additional cameras will be installed

4/5/2021


Suspect Arrested for Bringing Guns, Bombs to Hospital

Situation closed several roads and hospital's emergency wing for several hours

4/5/2021


Hospital Security Officer Helps Woman Deliver Baby

Owen had trained for such situations and, as a mother, knew about childbirth experience

3/26/2021


Rethinking Security in the COVID-19 Era

MD Anderson improved hospital’s pandemic response with access control, visitor management and video surveillance

3/23/2021


Resident Security Technology Offers Array of Benefits

Video surveillance systems can monitor resident safety and protect facilities from vandalism

3/11/2021


Security Systems To Improve Workplace Wellbeing

Managers might not see security systems as go-to solution to create healthier building environments

3/8/2021


Hospital, Clinic Shootings Put Spotlight on Security

Healthcare workers face constant challenge of assessing patients for threats

2/19/2021


Hospital Shooting Continues String of Attacks

Two wounded, one arrested in shooting outside medical center

2/17/2021


Protest, Attack Prompts Hospital Lockdown

As crowd gathered, the hospital went into lockdown and requested additional sheriff's deputies

2/8/2021


Hospital Security Touted in Machete Attack

Security upgrades have included more exterior lighting and call boxes, access control on more than 130 doors, and nearly 300 cameras

2/5/2021


Clinic Murders Spotlight Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Threat of workplace violence remains a top priority for facility managers

2/2/2021


Incidents Highlight Risks Facing Hospital Workers

As front-line healthcare workers risk health and safety battling COVID-19, security workers and others face dangers

2/1/2021


Vaccines and Security in the COVID-19 Era

Security departments play an integral role in ensuring the rollout runs as smoothly as possible with minimal threats

1/28/2021


Visitor Management Takes Center Stage in COVID-19 Era

More than ever, facilities need control over patients, families, visitors, and outside contractors

1/20/2021


Addressing Physical Threats in the COVID-19 Era

Threats are increasing in frequency, putting financial, reputational and liability pressures on organizations

12/28/2020



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