Hospital Safety

Read: Michigan Medicine Security Officer Fired for Excessive Use of Force

Michigan Medicine Security Officer Fired for Excessive Use of Force

The officer had been placed on paid administrative leave three times, once for violating the university’s policy on drinking and driving.

Read: Florida, Texas and Calif. Hospitals Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Florida, Texas and Calif. Hospitals Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Florida, Texas and California recorded 27,574 new cases Monday, accounting for more than a third of the new cases reported in the U.S.

Read: Legacy Health Will No Longer Arrest Non-Violent Trespassers

Legacy Health Will No Longer Arrest Non-Violent Trespassers

Last week, a non-violent patient was placed in handcuffs when she refused to leave Legacy Emanuel Medical Center’s emergency room after being discharged.

Read: Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

The woman told police that her estranged husband showed up to her place of work and wanted to talk to her boyfriend, who also worked there.

Read: Man Pointed Shotgun at Santa Rosa Medical Center Staff

Man Pointed Shotgun at Santa Rosa Medical Center Staff

The man was denied visitation with his wife, who was a patient at the Florida hospital, due to coronavirus restrictions.

Read: Identiv Introduces NFC-Enabled Body Temperature Monitoring Patch

Identiv Introduces NFC-Enabled Body Temperature Monitoring Patch

The new adhesive solution can be used by healthcare workers for monitoring body temperatures of patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

Read: Is Your Hospital Struggling to Retain Its Best Security Employees?

Is Your Hospital Struggling to Retain Its Best Security Employees?

If you answered “yes,” you’re not alone. Here are three ways a public safety director keeps his or her hospital security employees fulfilled.

Read: Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

The decision was made after senior leaders sought feedback from frontline workers and assessed the physical environment of the hospital.

Read: Lawsuit: Hackley Hospital Nurse Fired for Speaking About Lack of PPE

Lawsuit: Hackley Hospital Nurse Fired for Speaking About Lack of PPE

The registered nurse claims Hackley Hospital administrators made them throw out N95 masks donated amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read: Honeywell Factory Now Producing N95 Masks for Healthcare Workers

Honeywell Factory Now Producing N95 Masks for Healthcare Workers

Honeywell was able to convert its Rhode Island factory in only five weeks — something that typically takes about nine months.

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