Hospital Security

Read: Nominate Your Campus for the 2024 Response Accelerator Awards Program

Nominate Your Campus for the 2024 Response Accelerator Awards Program

The Response Accelerator Awards nomination deadline is May 17! Winners will be announced at the 2024 Campus Safety Conference.

Read: Penn Medicine Spends $28 Million on Weapons Detection

Penn Medicine Spends $28 Million on Weapons Detection

During the first three months, the machine reportedly prevented 123 guns, 72 knives, and 143 other unspecified weapons from entering the facility.

Read: Detroit: Patient Fires Gun at Nurse, Shoots Self at Sinai-Grace Hospital

Detroit: Patient Fires Gun at Nurse, Shoots Self at Sinai-Grace Hospital

Investigators are trying to determine how the patient, who had been in the hospital for several weeks, was able to sneak a gun into his room.

Read: How Wearable Technology Keeps Hospitals and Schools Safer

How Wearable Technology Keeps Hospitals and Schools Safer

With the increasing violence against frontline workers, many schools and healthcare facilities are turning to wearable technology solutions.

Read: Assaults on Nurses Increased 5% in 2023

Assaults on Nurses Increased 5% in 2023

Nurses’ perceptions of their organization caring about their safety improved significantly, up +0.03 to 4.15 out of five.

Read: U of U Health Security Officer Dragged by Vehicle Stolen by Escaped Patient

U of U Health Security Officer Dragged by Vehicle Stolen by Escaped Patient

The patient’s family said they pushed to have him sedated as he had been experiencing symptoms of psychosis.

Read: University of Iowa Hospital Admin Used Stolen Identity for Over 30 Years

University of Iowa Hospital Admin Used Stolen Identity for Over 30 Years

The victim was wrongfully convicted of identity fraud himself and spent 428 days in jail and 147 days in a mental health facility.

Read: CENTEGIX Launches New Incident Response Platform for Hospitals

CENTEGIX Launches New Incident Response Platform for Hospitals

The CENTEGIX Safety Platform™ is a cloud-based integrated solution for improving hospital incident response time.

Read: Federal Funding Fuels Massive U.S. Healthcare Infrastructure Upgrades

Federal Funding Fuels Massive U.S. Healthcare Infrastructure Upgrades

Substantial upcoming medical facility projects will call for numerous types of industry expertise as well as an abundance of equipment, technology, and security components.

Read: 13 Industries That Would Be Impacted by New Federal Drone Detection Recommendations

13 Industries That Would Be Impacted by New Federal Drone Detection Recommendations

The new recommendations outlined in the UAS Detection and Mitigation Systems Final Report have significant advantages and disadvantages for various industries.

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