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Improving Hospital Security with Integrated Two-way Radios

September 28, 2015
Adopting digital radios and combining narrowband networks with Wi-Fi and cellular networks enable healthcare facilities to better protect their campuses and integrate their radios with smartphones, alarm…
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CS Staff · November 24, 2015
Steven Eugene Reynolds reportedly died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after fatally shooting his stepdaughter.

CS Staff · November 20, 2015
Congratulations to Martin Green, Alan Butler and John White who are IAHSS' newly elected Board Directors for 2016.

Zach Winn · November 18, 2015
St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, Texas, is considering what options it has left after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, announced it is cutting fund for all Medicare and Medicaid. The announcement comes after the investigation into the death of Alan Pean, a psychiatric patient who was shot by a hospital security officer. CMS' subsequent inspection found the hospital's standards in infection control, nursing services, security officer training and patient rights were lacking. CMS also gave the hospital four extensions on the time to come into compliance with industry standards. People in the Houston community are worried the hospital's closing would have an adverse effect on the area's homeless and mentally ill communities.

CS Staff · November 12, 2015
Javier Ivan Lopez Garcia was reportedly aiming at a hospital when officers opened fire.

CS Staff · November 12, 2015
The patients may have contracted the disease from a former employee at McKay-Dee Hospital.

CS Staff · November 11, 2015
Patient Danny Hammond fatally shot Aitkin County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Sandberg on Oct. 18.

CS Staff · November 10, 2015
Police said they suspect the mother snuck a gun into the hospital, which does not allow firearms in the facility.

Jeff W. Fields · November 09, 2015
Incorporating construction plans, ensuring equipment interoperability and determining future security personnel needs are just some of the measures campuses should incorporate to improve their overall safety and security.

CS Staff · November 06, 2015
D.C. hospitals have experienced an uptick in violence in their emergency rooms recently.

Robin Hattersley Gray · November 06, 2015
These solutions can help your hospital thwart infant abductions, which often are very carefully planned.