TITLE

Physical Dangers Grow; Patient Information Vulnerable

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2009, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need to increase security measures in healthcare facilities to prevent physical damage and protect patient information. In order to protect patient information various access control systems such as biometrics are used to secure papers and electronic documents. Issues such as workplace violence among the U.S. healthcare workers and people carrying weapons in the emergency departments are also a growing concern.
ACCESSION #
36619568

 

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