Security

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


Calif. Hospital Staff Protests After Deputy Shoots Patient

The patient was shot by a deputy who was inside the hospital as part of a security detail for a different patient

10/22/2020


Pandemic Sparks Access Control Changes

2020 Campus Safety Survey found COVID affected policies, technology

10/21/2020


Keeping A Hospital Campus Secure

Parking and entries should be protected

10/13/2020


Healthcare Tech Needs Up-To-Date Security

Healthcare security needs to include ways to protect data

10/12/2020


Senate To Investigate Use of Security Cameras at VA Hospitals

Legislation to support transparency

10/9/2020


Hospital System Hobbled By Cyberattack

Universal Health Services Inc. experienced treatment interruptions at US facilities

10/6/2020


Prioritizing Cyber Emergency Preparedness

Ransomware death in Germany offers lessons

10/2/2020


Doctor Shot During Robbery At Minnesota Hospital

Employees had asked for better protection in parking areas

9/25/2020


Georgia Blocks ‘Granny Cam’ Legislation

Some in the long-term care industry have opposed cameras

9/23/2020


Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

Visitor management begins at the door

9/14/2020


Tips For Medical Device Cybersecurity

Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today

9/11/2020


Healthcare Facilities Have Complex Cybersecurity Risks

Nonprofit hospitals face greater risks from cyberattacks than any other sector

9/9/2020


Healthcare Parking Lots Can Be Hazardous To Workers

Investigation shows security measures lacking

9/1/2020


Staten Island Hospital Installs Thermal Scanners

Employees and visitors can be tested when entering the hospital

8/31/2020


San Francisco Health Department May Cut Ties With Sheriff’s Department

Disproportionate use of force with Black patients in the ER cited

8/18/2020


Technology Key To Transforming Dorms to Alternative Hospital Space

When states look for pop-up hospitals, college housing is often one of the options to consider

8/18/2020


Securing A Hospital Campus During A Pandemic

Protecting entries to healthcare facilities is key

8/17/2020



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