Security

How Healthcare Facilities Can Best Protect Their Assets

Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.

5/17/2022


Hospitals’ Body Cameras Help Fight Workplace Violence

CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.

3/31/2022


What Healthcare Facilities Risk When Patient Data Gets Exposed

There has been an uptick of cyberattacks against hospitals and other healthcare facilities, putting patients at risk.

3/24/2022


Now is the Time to Improve Cybersecurity Protocols

As hospitals and other healthcare facilities invest in new technologies, it is essential that managers stay on top of cybersecurity.

3/8/2022


What Can Hospitals Do To Prevent Workplace Violence?

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.

3/7/2022


CISA Sends ‘Shields Up’ Message to Healthcare Organizations

The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.

2/25/2022


Patient Data Concerns Grow as Facilities Add Technology

While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.

2/18/2022


S.C. Nursing Home Owner Arrested, Charged with Neglect

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.

2/17/2022


Hospitals Warned Against Potential Ransomware Attacks

HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.

2/15/2022


Cyber Attacks Are on the Rise, What Can Hospitals Do?

Despite beefing up cybersecurity efforts during pandemic, healthcare facilities still remain vulnerable.

1/31/2022


Healthcare Industry Looks Toward Digital Transformation

More U.S. healthcare providers are leaning on digital transformations to help them with ongoing challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.

1/27/2022


Should Patients Be Wary of New Healthcare Technology?

Hospitals have implemented new technologies rapidly during the pandemic, but are they the safest choices?

1/25/2022


Oregon Sends National Guard into Hospitals

Troops will perform non-medical work, such as being uniformed presence in anxiety-filled waiting rooms

8/27/2021


Access Control Program Creates Secure Spaces to Work, Visit and Recoup

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.

8/26/2021


Hospital Violence Continues To Escalate

Incidents reflect growing wave of attacks against front-line and support staff

8/13/2021


Hospital Forms Own Police Department

Officers receive certified training suited to a hospital environment, such as assisting patients and families

8/5/2021


Amid Worsening Pandemic, Hospital Attacks Continue

Even as delta variant drives up new hospitalizations, workers face ongoing threat of workplace violence

8/5/2021


Rhode Island Healthcare Workers Get More Protection

Workers now have procedures to file complaints in the event of an assault or other illegal behavior

8/3/2021


Workplace Violence Strikes Three Hospitals

Incidents in Baton Rouge, Nashville and Little Rock spotlight threats to employees

7/19/2021


Protecting Healthcare Facilities and Assets Using Access Control

Facilities are vulnerable to security breaches and have their own specific areas of risks and threats

7/16/2021


Hospitals’ Security Officers To Get Tasers, Body Cameras

Facilities have faced growing concern around safety for their patients and providers

7/2/2021


$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



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