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Hospital Security

Hospital Security News

Read: Man Impersonates Nurse at UPMC, Responds to Medical Emergencies

Man Impersonates Nurse at UPMC, Responds to Medical Emergencies

The man allegedly responded to medical emergencies with the Rapid Response Team at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Research

Read: New Study: Significant Rise in Suicide Attempts Among Kids, Teens

New Study: Significant Rise in Suicide Attempts Among Kids, Teens

The study, published on May 16, identified nearly 116,000 cases of suicidal thoughts or attempts at 31 children’s hospitals between 2008 and 2015.

Resources

Read: What Is the State of Hospital Security?

What Is the State of Hospital Security?

Survey shows decreased training in some areas and increased crime

All Hospital Security Content

Read: Pregnant Inmate Indicted After Escaping Police at Strong Memorial

Pregnant Inmate Indicted After Escaping Police at Strong Memorial

The 19-year-old pregnant inmate was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., after complaining of stomach pains.

Read: Domestic and Dating Violence Often Precursors to Mass Shootings

Domestic and Dating Violence Often Precursors to Mass Shootings

The Santa Fe High School mass shooting should remind all K-12, higher ed and healthcare campuses of the importance of preventing and appropriately responding to sexual harassment, domestic and dating violence cases.

Read: OWAL Helps Westchester Center Improve Safety, Efficiencies

OWAL Helps Westchester Center Improve Safety, Efficiencies

Facial recognition technology has allowed the Westchester Center for Independent & Assisted Living to protect against patient elopement and better manage schedules.

Read: How Hospital Security Departments Can Help Protect Domestic Violence Victims

How Hospital Security Departments Can Help Protect Domestic Violence Victims

With 75 percent of domestic violence victims being targeted at work, here are some steps you can take to protect these victims and their co-workers.

Read: Man Charged with Homicide in Hospital Security Officer’s Death

Man Charged with Homicide in Hospital Security Officer’s Death

The security officer died a month after collapsing during an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital.

Read: 16 Features of Effective Hospital Police Partnerships

16 Features of Effective Hospital Police Partnerships

These features serve as a useful checklist for hospital officials evaluating their relationships with local law enforcement agencies.

Read: 2 Women Shot Outside Mount Sinai Hospital While Visiting Gunshot Victim

2 Women Shot Outside Mount Sinai Hospital While Visiting Gunshot Victim

Chicago’s Mount Sinai Hospital was placed on lockdown Saturday after two women were shot while waiting outside to see a relative who had been shot earlier that day.

Read: Drones Delivering Blood Could Be New Healthcare Trend in U.S.

Drones Delivering Blood Could Be New Healthcare Trend in U.S.

The FAA is currently reviewing over 150 proposals requesting the use of drones for medical supply delivery and will approve ten projects by May 7.

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