;

Hospital Safety

Read: Officer Shot in Laurens County Memorial Hospital ER

Officer Shot in Laurens County Memorial Hospital ER

The officer was shot after he confronted a man who was dragging his father at gunpoint through the South Carolina hospital’s emergency room.

Read: Regional Medical Center Employee Shot, Hospital Locked Down

Regional Medical Center Employee Shot, Hospital Locked Down

Authorities were aware the patient was unstable and had a gun when a woman reported him to the police 17 hours before he shot a hospital employee.

Read: NCH Patient Who Shot Himself May Have Obtained Gun From a Visitor

NCH Patient Who Shot Himself May Have Obtained Gun From a Visitor

When staff found the patient in his room, a gun was on his lap and a bag delivered by a visitor was on the floor next to him.

Read: Woman Beaten, Robbed in CHI St. Vincent Parking Lot

Woman Beaten, Robbed in CHI St. Vincent Parking Lot

The victim called hospital security to report her would-be attackers after she allegedly saw them looking into cars in the parking lot.

Read: Lancaster General Hospital Creates Safety Plan After Receiving Citation

Lancaster General Hospital Creates Safety Plan After Receiving Citation

Part of the new plan will be appointing a Chief Operating and Integration Officer whose responsibility will be to oversee all clinical operations.

Read: Colorado Hospitals Are Seeing More Marijuana-Related ER Visits

Colorado Hospitals Are Seeing More Marijuana-Related ER Visits

Negative effects of marijuana such as vomiting, racing hearts and psychotic episodes are sending more people in Colorado to the emergency room.

Read: 48 Mount Carmel Nurses Reported to Board After 29 Patient Deaths

48 Mount Carmel Nurses Reported to Board After 29 Patient Deaths

The Ohio Attorney General’s office says the nurses did not question a doctor’s excessive dosages of fentanyl, which likely caused the patients’ deaths.

Read: Patient Shoots ER Doctor at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

Patient Shoots ER Doctor at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

The ER doctor says he saw a man in a wheelchair with a gun at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and knew he had to act.

Read: Loyola Medical Center Officers Get Creative to Help Patient with Autism

Loyola Medical Center Officers Get Creative to Help Patient with Autism

Safety officers at Loyola University Medical Center are being praised for helping a man who became aggressive due to a paradoxical reaction to a medication.

Read: Is Your Hospital Prepared for Gang Violence and Injuries?

Is Your Hospital Prepared for Gang Violence and Injuries?

A South Los Angeles hospital VP shares three crucial steps to managing gang member patients admitted for gang-related injuries.

1 2 3 10
Get Our Newsletters
Campus Safety HQ