Security

NFPA offers a risk assessment checklist for active shooter situations

Guidance includes tips on information officials should be gathering during building risk assessments

6/21/2018


Understanding the role of Chief Security Officer

The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is the executive responsible for the organization's entire security plan

6/19/2018


Hospital security changed after 1998 baby abduction

Florida maternity wards now have multiple layers of protection

6/15/2018


Buffalo nursing home death raises safety questions

Man's fall from window is the second violent death at the facility in as many years

6/14/2018


After Chicago hospital shooting, officials look at lessons learned

It was the second shooting on hospital grounds in less than a year

6/12/2018


Another body found in San Francisco General hallway

Police investigating another unexplained death of a woman on the grounds of San Francisco General Hospital

6/12/2018


Nursing home investigated after patient falls from window

87-year-old man dies after fall from third floor

6/12/2018


Key elements for hospital active shooter response program

NFPA standard advises healthcare facilities

6/11/2018


A dose of innovation boosts security at Israeli hospital

The $100 million underground facility is battle-tested

6/11/2018


Patient at Pa. hospital slashes security officer with light bulb

The patient was attempting to escape a locked unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

6/8/2018


No foul play found in San Francisco General Hospital death

State Health Dept. investigating security issues

6/7/2018


Deputies reportedly precluded from searching S.F. hospital stairwell for missing woman

Body of a 75-year-old woman missing nearly two weeks was discovered in a power plant stairwell

6/6/2018


Montana's state hospital updates emergency policies

A complaint led to an investigation finding fault in how the state hospital responded to emergencies

6/5/2018


Closing the loop on medical device cybersecurity

To protect themselves and their patients, healthcare facilities must embrace a holistic, lifecycle approach to connected medical device cybersecurity

5/31/2018


Hawaii State Hospital announces new facility, security features

The hospital plans to build a new $140 million facility with 16-foot high security walls and enclosed courtyards

5/30/2018


Bronx-Lebanon Hospital without promised turnstiles, 1 year after shooting

In the weeks following the mass shooting, the hospital promised tougher security

5/25/2018


Emergency department communications badges reduce response times

The average response time is now down to 1.02 minutes

5/24/2018


Nursing home ‘granny cam’ bill passes La. Senate

Bill was opposed by nursing home industry

5/23/2018


NHS staff plead for body cameras to prevent assaults

Increasing levels of violence mean staff needed better protection

5/23/2018


Hospital security departments can help protect domestic violence victims

75 percent of domestic violence victims are targeted at work

5/22/2018


Few Mass. hospitals have enhanced security after stabbing

A Harrington Hospital nurse was stabbed by a patient last June

5/22/2018


Defending against ransomware attacks

One of the best ways to prevent ransomware attacks is to educate employees

5/21/2018


Man charged in security officer’s death at Pa. hospital

The officer died a month after an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital

5/18/2018


Studies suggest violence is a virtually universal experience for ED staff

Healthcare facilities have taken a range of security measures to address the issue

5/18/2018


Healthcare facilities boost security after hostage incident

Kane County (Ill.) Sheriff’s Office and Northwestern Medicine both made security changes

5/17/2018


Shooting outside Chicago hospital reveals security issues

Two people were shot outside Chicago hospital while waiting for news of wounded relative

5/16/2018


VA clinic plagued by thieves despite security upgrades

Thieves have repeatedly targeted the site of a Springfield (Mo.) Veterans Affairs clinic

5/15/2018


Vancouver Island hospital security officer honored for disarming attacker

The security officer wrestled the man to the ground and secured the room

5/8/2018


'Granny cam' bill advances in La.

Nursing home leaders criticized for attempting to water down legislation

5/8/2018


Registered sex offender banned from seeing son in St. Louis NICU

Hospital said he violated mandatory escort policy

5/1/2018


Massachusetts hospital deploys security video management software

Massachusetts General Hospital has 1,300 security cameras recording around the clock

5/1/2018


Decoding healthcare facility door locking requirements

Designing compliant locking arrangements can be a challenge

4/30/2018


Benefits of wireless access control for healthcare facilities

Ease of installation is one reason to consider wireless access control

4/27/2018


Joint Commission issues new sentinel event alert on violence against healthcare workers

Healthcare workers four times more likely to be victimized, including physical and verbal violence

4/26/2018


Security tightened after St. Louis VA suicide

St. Louis suicide one in a string of self-inflicted veterans' deaths

4/24/2018


West Australia's hospital staff to get anti-stab vests, personal alarms

The initiative will be rolled out over three years

4/24/2018


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

4/24/2018



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