Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.
CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.
There has been an uptick of cyberattacks against hospitals and other healthcare facilities, putting patients at risk.
As hospitals and other healthcare facilities invest in new technologies, it is essential that managers stay on top of cybersecurity.
Reports of violence and harassment have increased in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, but organizations are still looking for the best way to protect staff members and patients.
The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.
While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.
A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.
HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.
Despite beefing up cybersecurity efforts during pandemic, healthcare facilities still remain vulnerable.
More U.S. healthcare providers are leaning on digital transformations to help them with ongoing challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.
Hospitals have implemented new technologies rapidly during the pandemic, but are they the safest choices?
Troops will perform non-medical work, such as being uniformed presence in anxiety-filled waiting rooms
UVA Medical Center sees hundreds of patients daily, making security constant concern. This facility relies on policy, security officers and technology to keep security high.
Incidents reflect growing wave of attacks against front-line and support staff
Officers receive certified training suited to a hospital environment, such as assisting patients and families
Even as delta variant drives up new hospitalizations, workers face ongoing threat of workplace violence
Workers now have procedures to file complaints in the event of an assault or other illegal behavior
Incidents in Baton Rouge, Nashville and Little Rock spotlight threats to employees
Facilities are vulnerable to security breaches and have their own specific areas of risks and threats
Facilities have faced growing concern around safety for their patients and providers
New psychiatric facility has hundreds of cameras and is designed to minimize staff blind spots
Move comes after lapses that allowed nursing assistant to kill patients at West Virginia veterans hospital
Lawsuit accuses hospital and its security team of "gross recklessness”
More hospitals use technology to augment security programs to protect patients and staff
With advances in resident security technology, facilities managers have access to range of helpful resources
Healthcare workers using de-escalation tactics would replace deputies
Four knife attacks caused local hospitals to double down on 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.
Investigation revealed hospitals nationwide fail to protect employees and visitors from violence