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Read: How MLKCH Transitioned to an In-House Public Safety Department

How MLKCH Transitioned to an In-House Public Safety Department

When employees at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital voiced frustration with contract security, CS Healthcare Director of the Year Mark Reed took matters into his own hands.

Research

Read: Data Breaches Linked to Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks in Hospitals

Data Breaches Linked to Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks in Hospitals

Hospitals that experienced a breach took 2.7 minutes longer for a patient experiencing cardiac arrest to receive an electrocardiogram.

Resources

Read: 2019 Emergency Notification Special Report

2019 Emergency Notification Special Report

The latest Campus Safety survey finds that overall demand for emergency notification solutions has increased to 57% compared to 51% in 2017. This is the highest demand we have seen in the past two years.

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Read: UC Davis Children’s Hospital Installs Webcams in All NICU Beds

UC Davis Children’s Hospital Installs Webcams in All NICU Beds

The program is funded by a grant and allows parents and families to see their babies when they can’t be at the hospital.

Read: 13 Horrifying Installations That Will Give You Nightmares

13 Horrifying Installations That Will Give You Nightmares

Mislabeled emergency equipment and exposed wires and blocked sensors — OH, MY!

Read: Man Attempts to Steal Ambulance from Hoboken Hospital

Man Attempts to Steal Ambulance from Hoboken Hospital

The man was removed from a hospital waiting room after security called police about a non-patient who would not leave.

Read: Leveraging Digital Signage Infrastructure for Campus Emergency Mass Notifications

Leveraging Digital Signage Infrastructure for Campus Emergency Mass Notifications

Informational and wayfinding signage can double as a built-in mass notification network during emergencies.

Read: Inadequate Placement of AED and Bleeding Control Gear Could Cost You

Inadequate Placement of AED and Bleeding Control Gear Could Cost You

AEDs and bleeding control kits can save lives, but only if they are always accessible and staff members know how to use them.

Read: Russia’s 2017 Cyberattack on Ukraine Seriously Impacted U.S. Hospitals

Russia’s 2017 Cyberattack on Ukraine Seriously Impacted U.S. Hospitals

NotPetya not only crippled Ukraine, it caused $10 billion in damage worldwide and negatively impacted U.S. patient healthcare.

Read: VA Reorganizes Police Force Following Critical Watchdog Reports

VA Reorganizes Police Force Following Critical Watchdog Reports

Changes include the placement of a police chief in each of the 18 Veterans Integrated Service Networks and a police modernization office.

Read: Jackson Health System Pays $2.15 Million in HIPAA Fines

Jackson Health System Pays $2.15 Million in HIPAA Fines

An investigation revealed three separate HIPAA violations, including an employee accessing and selling more than 24,000 patients’ records.

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