Hawaii State Hospital requires security upgrades before renovations

December 15, 2017

Before Hawaii State Hospital can proceed renovations, Oahu is requiring security upgrades, according to an article on the KITV website.

Some Hawaii State buildings need to be renovated, others torn down and replaced. 

In November, a patient with a violent past walked away from the hospital and ended up on the mainland. His escape resulted in security changes at the facility.   

After the incident, the Public Safety Department recommended adding technology to better monitor patients, change reporting procedures and putting up a 12' tall perimeter fence around buildings which house higher security patients. 

Read the article.

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Security


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Bed bug histamines persistent in infested areas


New research suggests bed bugs are a medically important threat

2/16/2018

Supporting staff during a healthcare facility downsizing


As the healthcare landscape transforms, organizations face reengineering initiatives, restructurings, redundancies and downsizings

2/16/2018

W.Va. healthcare facility postpones surgeries due to sterilization issues


Cabell Huntington Hospital found residue on equipment and surgical trays

2/16/2018

Deadly ‘superbug’ fungus may be spreading


Number of U.S. patients infected with Candida auris has climbed to 200

2/16/2018

Report surveys Texas hospitals on Harvey-related issues


Texas Hospital Association analyzes Texas hospitals' disaster response before, during, and after Hurricane Harvey and difficulties they faced, notably in security

2/16/2018





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.