Security

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


Hospital Police Forces Come Under Scrutiny

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia allow hospitals to have their own sworn police departments

12/18/2020


Tips For Hiring Healthcare Cybersecurity Pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

11/11/2020


Feds Warn of ‘Imminent’ Cyber Threat to Healthcare Facilities

Some two dozen hospitals have already been hit

11/10/2020


‘Security Incident’ Shuts Down Sonoma Valley Hospital Computers

Incident triggered 'significant downtime'

11/6/2020


Bill Targets Improved Hospital Signage, Lighting

Massachusetts legislation to require regulations on emergency room signs, lighting, doorbells or panic buttons, and video surveillance

11/6/2020


Visitor Registration Systems Can Boost Healthcare Facility Security

Security must contend with these threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment

11/6/2020


Security/Safety Mistakes That May Be Overlooked During COVID

Basic hospital security can lapse during a crisis

11/4/2020


La. Hospital Shares Security Measures After Baby Was Taken

The baby was found safe a few hours later

11/3/2020


Former Employee Suing Ohio Hospital After Nearly Freezing To Death In Parking Lot

The suit claims the hospital was negligent for not having adequate security cameras in the parking lot and that a security guard who promised to help did not

10/29/2020


Mass ER Nurse Raising Awareness Of Violence

‘We’re just human punching bags’ according to the nurse after attack

10/23/2020


Ohio Hospital Installs Metal Detectors at ER Entrance

Wheeling Hospital has boosted safety measures

10/23/2020



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