Hospital Safety

Read: Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The man, who is listed in critical condition, attempted to enter another patient’s room that was being guarded by sheriff’s deputies.

Read: Hollywood Presbyterian Fined After Nurse Dies of COVID-19

Hollywood Presbyterian Fined After Nurse Dies of COVID-19

Staff say the nurse entered a COVID patient’s room while only wearing a surgical mask and was in the room for at least 30 minutes.

Read: Fight Breaks Out in Silver Cross Hospital ER Over Infant’s Death

Fight Breaks Out in Silver Cross Hospital ER Over Infant’s Death

The melee was between two different foster families who were both helping raise the 6-month-old baby girl.

Read: Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

A year before the shooting, employees said they asked administrators to provide better protection in parking areas but nothing was done.

Read: IAHSS Goes Virtual for Its 52nd Annual Conference & Exhibition

IAHSS Goes Virtual for Its 52nd Annual Conference & Exhibition

The first-ever virtual event included educational sessions, professional development opportunities, live Q&As, and the chance to chat with other attendees.

Read: GroupProjects Allow Participants to Interact Directly with Industry Experts, Peers

GroupProjects Allow Participants to Interact Directly with Industry Experts, Peers

These interactive webinar series, limited to 35 participants, allow attendees to video chat directly with presenters and other public safety professionals.

Read: New Video Shows Flood Water Bursting Into Norwood Hospital

New Video Shows Flood Water Bursting Into Norwood Hospital

The 101-year-old Massachusetts hospital has been closed since June 28 and parts of it may have to be completely rebuilt.

Read: Man Went from Security Officer to Medical Student at Same Hospital

Man Went from Security Officer to Medical Student at Same Hospital

During his shifts as a security officer, Russell Ledet would study organic chemistry notecards in his downtime and ask doctors to shadow them.

Read: COVID-19 Has Disproportionately Killed Immigrant, Minority Healthcare Workers

COVID-19 Has Disproportionately Killed Immigrant, Minority Healthcare Workers

Data collected on 177 healthcare workers who died from the virus shows 62% were people of color and 30.5% were born outside the U.S.

Read: Are You Making These 9 Hospital Security Mistakes?

Are You Making These 9 Hospital Security Mistakes?

With many hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, it is important not to let basic hospital security protocols fall by the wayside.

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