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Read: Scripps Health Recovering from Ransomware Attack

Scripps Health Recovering from Ransomware Attack

A cyberattack forced Scripps to take critical records offline, potentially impacting medical procedures and emergency response.

Research

Read: Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

The report found that calls for security at Seattle Children’s Hospital on black patients occurred twice as often as on white patients, but the hospital is only now doing something about it.

Resources

Read: How Hospitals Can Prevent the Theft of Supplies and Property

How Hospitals Can Prevent the Theft of Supplies and Property

In this session, attendees will learn about common categories of thefts which routinely occur in a healthcare setting, methods of prevention and investigation

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Read: Parents should get their children the COVID vaccine, says St. Jude pediatric virologist

Parents should get their children the COVID vaccine, says St. Jude pediatric virologist

Director of St. Jude Global Infectious Disease Dr. Caniza says “vaccinating children is a key component to reaching herd immunity.”

Read: Former Nursing Assistant Receives Life Sentence for Killing 7 Veterans

Former Nursing Assistant Receives Life Sentence for Killing 7 Veterans

The former nursing assistant admitted to intentionally injecting seven elderly men with insulin they didn’t need, causing their blood sugar to plummet.

Read: Public Hospitals in San Francisco to Decrease Use of Law Enforcement

Public Hospitals in San Francisco to Decrease Use of Law Enforcement

The proposal recommends using mental health staff instead of law enforcement to respond to crises in hospitals.

Read: Iraqi Hospital Fire Kills at Least 82, Alleged Negligence the Cause

Iraqi Hospital Fire Kills at Least 82, Alleged Negligence the Cause

Poor security procedures and lack of regulations are being blamed for a deadly fire at Ibn al-Khatib Hospital.

Read: A Fresh Approach to Leadership Training

A Fresh Approach to Leadership Training

This novel use of popular movies to teach leadership skills has proven successful.

Read: Body Camera Footage Reveals Identity of Police Officers Who Fired Shots in Fatal Hospital Shooting

Body Camera Footage Reveals Identity of Police Officers Who Fired Shots in Fatal Hospital Shooting

Newly released body camera video identifies two Columbus, Ohio, officers; four hospital security officers remain unnamed in ongoing investigation.

Read: Performance-Based Smoke Detection Reduces Cost, Enhances Safety

Performance-Based Smoke Detection Reduces Cost, Enhances Safety

For special architectural features such as atria and large open spaces, advanced smoke detection technology detects smoke at the earliest possible stage.

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