Campus Safety’s Top Hospital Articles of 2012



Here are the most popular hospital articles that ran on from Nov. 1, 2011 to Dec. 1, 2012.




  1. Maintaining Security When Gang Members Visit Your ER: Prevent gang violence on your campus by partnering with local law enforcement and training security and clinical staff.
  2. Hospital Improves Patient Safety While Cutting Costs: The Nebraska Medical Center’s new video surveillance solution allows hospital staff to remotely monitor individuals who are on suicide watch, prone to violent outbursts or in critical states of health.
  3. Expecting the Unexpected: Responding to Unpredictable Behavior:  Hospital, school and university staff dealing with individuals who are addicted to drugs or alcohol must maintain their professionalism, as well as keep their messages to the agitated person short and non-judgmental.
  4. How Door Hardware Helps Hospitals Meet HIPAA Guidelines: Being compliant could come down to whether or not a door closes and locks properly.
  5. Help for Handling Patient Surges: On the Safe Side Toolkit is a free hospital security planning resource designed to help healthcare organizations manage security and public health emergencies.

For more articles on healthcare public safety, visit Campus Safety magazine’s Hospital Security channel.


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