Hospital Safety

Read: Man Fires Flare Gun, Threatens to Shoot Up O.C. Medical Center

Man Fires Flare Gun, Threatens to Shoot Up O.C. Medical Center

The 51-year-old suspect was subdued by an ER doctor and nurse at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center before police arrived.

Read: Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice University is located directly adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world.

Read: FBI: Man Killed in Shootout Planned to Bomb Hospital Amid COVID-19 Crisis

FBI: Man Killed in Shootout Planned to Bomb Hospital Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The FBI had been surveilling the 36-year-old man who expressed racial and religious hatred and anti-government sentiment.

Read: Colleges Prepping Dorms for Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Colleges Prepping Dorms for Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Many U.S. colleges and universities are prepping empty dorms and other large facilities to house both coronavirus patients and healthcare workers.

Read: Which Hospital Regions Are Most Prepared for Coronavirus Patient Influx?

Which Hospital Regions Are Most Prepared for Coronavirus Patient Influx?

Data from the Harvard Global Health Institute estimates a fifth of adults who are infected with the virus will need to be hospitalized.

Read: Rise in Healthcare Workers Quarantined for Coronavirus Raises Concerns

Rise in Healthcare Workers Quarantined for Coronavirus Raises Concerns

Experts say the spreading of the coronavirus has also shown many hospitals are not prepared to handle a public health crisis.

Read: Gulf Coast Hospital Sitter Accused of Sucking on Patient’s Toes

Gulf Coast Hospital Sitter Accused of Sucking on Patient’s Toes

The sitter said he put his hand on the foot of the patient’s bed to reach for his cell phone he had dropped when she became startled.

Read: Patient Stabs 2 Nurses with Medical Scissors at Ellis Hospital

Patient Stabs 2 Nurses with Medical Scissors at Ellis Hospital

Nurses are demanding officials reexamine security policies after the patient, who is a convicted felon and well-known to staff, was placed on an open unit.

Read: Video: Teen Assaulted by Hospital Security, Deputy at Atrium Health Lincoln

Video: Teen Assaulted by Hospital Security, Deputy at Atrium Health Lincoln

The 16-year-old’s mother was taking him to the healthcare facility to receive mental health treatment when multiple violent confrontations occurred.

Read: HonorHealth Scottsdale Security Officers Disarm Rifle-Wielding Man

HonorHealth Scottsdale Security Officers Disarm Rifle-Wielding Man

After hospital security was able to disarm the man, he lunged at responding officers with a knife and was shot and killed.

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