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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…

Insights July 12
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IAHSS Survey: Hospital Violent Crime Down, Simple Assault Up

The survey also found hospitals using threat management teams as part of security operations has increased significantly.

News December 1
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IAHSS President Constance ‘Connie’ Packard Dies

Packard served for 39 years at Boston Medical Center and was a long-term IAHSS member, leader, mentor, and…

News September 7
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IAHSS and IAHSS Foundation Offices Have Moved

IAHSS’ new office is now located in Schaumburg, Illinois.

News June 1
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There’s Still Is Time to Take the IAHSS Foundation 2023 Crime Survey!

The deadline to complete this year's crime survey has been extended.

News April 26
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Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know…

News August 8
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Call for Presentations for 2023 IAHSS Annual Conference, Nashville

Session ideas for next year’s IAHSS conference are due August 19.

Press Releases August 1
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Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Security technology and proper planning can help mitigate the risk of patient wandering and elopement, as well as…

News April 9
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IAHSS Urges U.S. Hospital Security Professionals to Take Crime Survey

The survey is intended to help U.S. hospital security executives identify crime trends, among other things.

News February 17
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Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series