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How to Create a Successful Patient Watch Program

Appropriate staffing, training, collaboration and contract language are just some of the steps that will ensure the safety of patients, clinicians and security officers.

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No deaths or injuries have been reported as a result of the problem. By CS Staff · January 12, 2017

The HIPAA settlement is the first to enforce the notification rule. By CS Staff · January 11, 2017

A woman was escorted out of multiple hospitals in the area under suspicion of attempting an infant abduction. By CS Staff · January 10, 2017

The data published included the names, addresses and social security numbers of 15,000 people. By CS Staff · December 29, 2016

The security officer credited the training he's received at the hospital for his actions. By CS Staff · December 23, 2016

No one was injured in the hospital shooting and a man is in custody. By CS Staff · December 15, 2016

The employee allegedly threatened retaliation against the patients if they reported his behavior. By CS Staff · December 06, 2016

Missed diagnoses could take a huge toll with so many seniors making trips to hospitals each year. By CS Staff · December 01, 2016

Seven people were injured, including the attacker, in the incident. By CS Staff · November 14, 2016

The man's identity has not been released as state police investigate. By CS Staff · November 07, 2016