Security

Enhancing healthcare facility security using mass notification

Mass notification systems can connect many devices and other systems healthcare facilities already have in place and help leverage them for safety and communication needs

7/9/2020


COVID-19 outbreak brings rising attacks on healthcare workers

There have been more than 400 reported global incidents of COVID-19-related violence

7/8/2020


Security fundamentals for temporary facilities

Six steps for effective security design and operation during an emergency

7/7/2020


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

7/6/2020


The more cybersecurity changes, the more it stays the same

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

7/2/2020


Improving mobile medical equipment security and safety with electronic access control

Take time to review existing best practices and embrace innovation

7/1/2020


Long Island emergency staff wants more security after bomb scare

Two floors, including the emergency room, were evacuated in the incident

6/26/2020


Battling COVID with a video camera

With the continued need for social distancing, hospitals are seeking ways to distance healthcare workers form contagious patients

6/26/2020


Indiana hospital security guard shoots, kills patient and fellow guard during assault

Patient had attacked nurse and was choking guard that was killed

6/23/2020


Improving facility door security as crime risk increases

Door can have vulnerabilities that can be exploited

6/19/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Dead-bolt lock on closet door

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for a dead-bolt lock on closet door

6/17/2020


Protecting healthcare facilities from drones

There continues to be a sharp increase in uses for drones - both positive and negative

6/16/2020


Survey finds almost 75 percent of campuses use multiple emergency notification systems

But this total represents a drop since the last survey

6/11/2020


Minneapolis hospital cancels surgeries over safety concerns

Emergency procedures continued but other surgeries were postponed

6/10/2020


Healthcare facilities urged to redefine their culture

Establishing a career path and offering continued development is important

6/10/2020


Maine healthcare facility switches to in-house security

The decision was made after an assessment of the physical environment

6/5/2020


Nursing home won't allow granny cam in resident's room

Family asking for camera during Covid lockdown

5/22/2020


Security guards in demand — and stressed

Job descriptions for guards now can include temperature checks

5/13/2020


Face masks and hand sanitizer stolen from Indiana hospital

Theft shows they’re now as sought-after as drugs

5/12/2020


Designing and operating secure emergency facilities

The first step is to conduct a realistic threat assessment

5/11/2020



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