Focus: Security

Maintaining healthcare facility security during chaos

July 22, 2019

Dealing with large crowds and chaos can put hospital workers in an unusual and stressful position and these incidents can keep them from giving the patient the medical attention they need, according to an article on the WCBI website.

“A lot of times in an emergency situation or traumatic situation, you’re dealing with the worst day of their life and that sometimes brings out the worst in people,” said Danny McKay, Noxubee (Miss.) General hospital administrator.

Beverly Clark, director of nursing at Noxubee said at their facility, they have cameras rolling at all times and they also have professional security to help them handle these situations.

“Security is important and we do utilize them and it seems to make people a little bit more cooperative and calm, but you can never prepare for some of the situations that you face,” said Clark.

Read the article.

See the latest posts on our homepage


Topic Area: Security

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

C. difficile strain evolving to live in hospital rooms

A subset of Clostridium difficile bacteria is on the verge of becoming a new species


Tips for energy efficient healthcare facilities

Improving energy efficiency can be done in a few minutes a day


Security catches woman trying to kidnap toddler from N.Y. hospital

The suspect allegedly took a stroller with a two-year-old inside and fled St. Joseph’s Hospital


Rhode Island hospital employees to get panic buttons

Contract with Our Lady of Fatima Hospital addresses concerns around safety


Maintaining sidewalks and parking garages requires a comprehensive, strategic approach

By developing inspection guidelines for common causes of problems, managers can extend the performance life of concrete components


Post Comment


News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.