Managing security challenges in healthcare

Healthcare facilities must assure staffing amid increasing risk


Using a cybersecurity plan at your healthcare facility

A digital shift in the handling of private health information (PHI) opened up healthcare systems to hackers


Biometrics, smartphones poised to replace key cards

Key cards can be expensive and technologically obsolete


Enhancing healthcare facility security using mass notification

Mass notification systems can connect many devices and other systems healthcare facilities already have in place and help leverage them for safety and communication needs


Protecting healthcare workers with location technology

Badges can be a life-saving tool for employees under duress


Healthcare security: Why developing a drone use policy is essential

A policy governing who can use, who can approve, when and where they can be used should be developed


Hospital security cameras can promote safety

Cloud-based security systems can provide pictures of each person entering and exiting a facility


Best practices to keep networks secure

Securing healthcare facilities against cyberattacks has become increasingly complicated


The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare

Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors


Balancing security and comfort

Healthcare facilities must ensure safety while maintaining a focus on healing


Inspection, testing and maintenance of door hardware key to security plan

By paying closer attention to the maintenance and performance of doors, hinges, closers, and fire-exit hardware, managers can help improve the safety and security of their facilities


La. woman’s hospital increasing security due to increased violence

The hospital also conducting employee training and implementing a lockdown system for patient care areas


Calif. children’s hospital increases security after shooting threat

A staffer’s allegedly threatened to carry out a shooting rampage


Shooting victim found with gun in Minneapolis hospital

Nurse says there's nothing to stop guns from getting in


Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer

The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras


Malware disables Boston Children’s Hospital facilities systems

The main hospital system was not impacted


Workplace violence training program focuses on healthcare settings

Program focuses on de-escalation and addressing four stages of crises


Woman stabbed leaving hospital garage sues over lack of security

The suit accuses the hospital of violating Wisconsin’s 'Safe-Place' law


Violent assaults add to chaos of San Francisco General Hospital's ER

Hospital struggles to handle mentally ill and drug-addicted


Nemours Children’s Health System using video in nontraditional ways

Nemours uses their system to improve facility efficiency, lower operational costs and deliver a better patient experience


Ohio healthcare facility creates simulation room to train for violence

Studies show that healthcare workers are four times more likely to be physically assaulted in the workplace than any other American worker


VA hospitals installing safety features after suicides

Since 2018, 49 veterans have killed themselves on the grounds of VA medical facilities


Using panic hardware can be a challenge for healthcare facilities

Panic hardware is a popular exit device used to provide quick egress


Seattle hospital hired security guards with body cameras for strike

The strike of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW members began on Jan. 28



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