Creating a Hospital of Choice
- Healthcare/Medical Centers/Hospitals. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Nov2009, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p36
The article focuses on the security management procedures used for hospitals and medical centers in the U.S. It stresses that health facilities focus more on promoting patient safety that includes emergency preparedness and personal room safety. It highlights the plan made by the Joint...
- Security at U.S. hospitals called 'growing concern'. // Hospital Access Management;Mar2008, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p34
The article reports on a significant concern on security-related incidents at the U.S. hospitals as viewed by web site publisher Stephen Frew as a wake-up call to healthcare leaders. According to Frew that healthcare facilities should consider those individuals filming or posing without...
- When Caregivers Need Care. Warren, Bryan // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2014, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p63
The article offers the author's insights on handling high-risk patients in hospitals' emergency departments (EDs). Topics discussed include the U.S. Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), ED should considered security-sensitive area in hospitals and be provided with...
- Access policies: A hard or soft approach? // Hospital Peer Review;Jul2010, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p79
The article describes the access control policies and the types of police or security presence that different healthcare institutions should implement based on their assessment of the threats facing their hospitals.
- When It's Time for a Holistic Hospital Security Assessment. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Nov2011 Supplement 4, Vol. 48, p10
The article offers advice on the holistic hospital security assessment process from William Nesbitt, president of Security Management Services International Inc. which include review of all physical security systems and protocols in addition to review of the special security needs of departments.
- Social Media: Friend or Foe? Baldwin, Gary // Health Data Management;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p4
The article explores the challenges of adopting social media to prevent crime in hospitals. A security system test called Code Pink was conducted at Inova Health's maternity wards in Falls Church, Virginia. It is noted that social media channels have been adopted by physicians, hospitals and...
- Better safe than sorry. McCausland, Dermid // Nursing Standard;9/21/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p24
In the wake of the riots it is vital employers review their safety protocols, advises Dermid McCausland.
- Guidelines from the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS). // Hospital Peer Review;Jul2010, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p77
The article presents guidelines issued by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) concerning the management of targeted violence and the implementation of an interdisciplinary protocol to address workplace violence prevention and response.
- Value-Added Service That Benefits the Security Program. Bukowski, Kenneth // FacilityCare;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p34
The article focuses on the security program, offered by Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) in Ashland, Kentucky. According to a survey conducted by HealthGrades, OLBH is among the top 5 percent in the nation for patient experience and have received the HealthGrades Outstanding Patient...