Hospital Violence

Read: Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

The suspect attacked the hospital security officer with his fist and a pen-styled knife.

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospital’s ED.

Read: Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

The patient was upset he had tested positive for COVID-19. The estimated damage from the incident is more than $12,900.

Read: Fort Pierce Police Officers Charged After Punching Intoxicated Man

Fort Pierce Police Officers Charged After Punching Intoxicated Man

Security footage from Lawnwood Regional Medical Center shows the officer slapping and punching a man who was brought in for public intoxication.

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: 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: 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: 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: Patient Beaten to Death by Roommate at California Hospital

Patient Beaten to Death by Roommate at California Hospital

The patient died on Sunday of injuries sustained during the attack.

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