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Patient Safety

Read: 4 Reasons Every Hospital Should Know About HHS’ HCCIC

4 Reasons Every Hospital Should Know About HHS’ HCCIC

The HCCIC could guide hospitals and the healthcare industry as a whole into an improved cybersecurity landscape.

Read: Armed Patient with Dementia Arrested at Florida Hospital

Armed Patient with Dementia Arrested at Florida Hospital

The armed patient has no criminal record and was not threatening other patients or staff.

Read: HHS Revises HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool

HHS Revises HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool

The new Breach Reporting Tool is designed to help users navigate hospital data breaches.

Read: Fleeing Robbery Suspect Faulted for Patient’s Death at Okla. Hospital

Fleeing Robbery Suspect Faulted for Patient’s Death at Okla. Hospital

The suspect had been admitted to the hospital when he suffered a seizure after being apprehended by police following an alleged robbery.

Read: Former Nurse Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Patients

Former Nurse Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Patients

The former nurse was arrested Thursday and charged with four counts of sexual assault stemming from two separate incidents.

Read: Brigham and Women’s Hospital Releases Tailgating Training Videos

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Releases Tailgating Training Videos

Back in December, a former surgical resident tailgated into multiple operating rooms at the hospital over the course of at least 2 days.

Read: Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Staff Praised After Doctor Shooting

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Staff Praised After Doctor Shooting

Dozens of staff members acted courageously to keep people safe during the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital shooting.

Read: Commission to Propose HIPAA Changes for Opioid Overdoses

Commission to Propose HIPAA Changes for Opioid Overdoses

HIPAA changes would be necessary for the opioid overdose task force’s expected recommendations to be implemented.

Read: UPDATE: 2 Howard Univ. Hospital Security Officers, 1 Supervisor Fired Over Patient Dumping Incident

UPDATE: 2 Howard Univ. Hospital Security Officers, 1 Supervisor Fired Over Patient Dumping Incident

Video of the incident involving a patient and three security officers was taken by an onlooker.

Read: 7,000 Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Patients’ Records Leaked

7,000 Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Patients’ Records Leaked

Police are investigating a third party’s unauthorized access of the records.

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