Security

Prefabrication is changing healthcare construction and design

Prefabrication improves efficiency because it helps accelerate schedules and wastes less material

6/19/2019


Pennsylvania hospital gives up stun guns after wrongly using one on patient

Taser used to subdue a patient who was on suicide watch and became threatening and aggressive

6/18/2019


Are your vendors putting the PHI of your patients at risk?

Outsourcing can be a cost-effective move, but failure to properly assess and manage risks related to protected health information (PHI) can create legal and reputational issues for the organization

6/18/2019


Nurse attacked with stun gun at S.C. hospital

Weapon was taken from security guard

6/17/2019


Key aspects to updating your security infrastructure

Start by discussing plans for growth and development

6/14/2019


Healthcare facilities must adapt to changing cybersecurity threats

Patients’ role in cybersecurity expected to grow

6/14/2019


Canadian nurses union wants more security guards in hospitals

There have been more than 2,000 incidents last year

6/12/2019


Mayo Clinic food service co-worker stabs co-worker in cafeteria

The employee cafeteria closed during investigation

6/12/2019


Man hurt in shooting on Arkansas children’s hospital campus

Authorities call shooting at Arkansas Children’s Hospital a random incident

6/5/2019


Top 10 HIPAA violations

How to avoid the most common issues

5/30/2019


Escalating workplace violence hits hospitals hard

Many healthcare facilities are increasing security measures to deal with the issue

5/30/2019


Report: Healthcare devices are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattack

Forty percent of the devices medical professional are using are IoT devices

5/30/2019


Hospital cybersecurity lagging due to talent gap

Half of organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure

5/29/2019


Enhancing operational efficiency, staff satisfaction and patient care with false alarm reduction

A healthcare facility's mission is easily deterred when safety and security systems aren’t performing at an efficient rate, specifically with alarm systems

5/28/2019


Security hired for Manitoba healthcare facilities after city bills for police time

Province announces two guards will be on staff at all times

5/24/2019


DC VA patient escaped psychiatric unit, charged with assault

The U.S. House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation

5/22/2019


S.C. ER evacuated after man tears sprinkler head from ceiling

The patient also allegedly assaulted a hospital security member who tried to restrain him

5/21/2019


Security cameras in nursing homes present ethical dilemmas

Some say the safety precautions may do more harm than good

5/16/2019


Logansport Memorial Hospital working to avoid another cyber security breach

The only damage done was spamming emails to other employees

5/15/2019


Incorporating duress signaling into a facility’s security plan

Hospitals need an easy and fast way for a staff member to send out a distress signal from any spot inside a facility or even in the parking lot

5/13/2019


Nurses at S.C. hospital feared for their safety even before shooting

Hospital leaders are pledging safety improvements

5/8/2019


Baton Rouge nurse's death prompts demands for workplace safety

Advocates said the death indicates a persistent threat of workplace violence to medical workers

5/6/2019


VA doesn’t plan to increase security after suicides

It's a balance between providing a safe and accessible environment

5/3/2019


Hilo hospital adopts airport-style security measures

A man attacked four employees last month

4/29/2019


South Carolina hospitals reviewing security after two shootings

South Carolina Hospital Association hosted a webinar about violence in healthcare settings

4/25/2019


Tennessee hospital boost security following shooting

The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg is adding armed guards

4/25/2019


Veteran shoots, kills himself in Texas VA waiting room

Less than a week before, two veterans from Georgia killed themselves in separate incidents outside VA hospitals

4/24/2019


SC laws under scrutiny after two hospital shootings in two days

Current laws do little to deter patients from lashing out at healthcare workers and should be reformed

4/22/2019


SC hospital shootings highlight violence in healthcare facilities

Advocates say the culture tells employees danger is 'just part of a job'

4/22/2019


Security tightening at hospitals

Some facilities have moved to increase security due to local and even internal incidents

4/22/2019



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