Hospital Security

Read: 10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

As of May 2018, 10 states have recommended the use of plain language for hospital emergencies as there are inconsistencies in code denotations.

Read: Here’s What Campus Employee Background Checks Should Include

Here’s What Campus Employee Background Checks Should Include

Adopting these 12 employee screening best practices will help protect students, patients, staff members and visitors, and prevent unnecessary litigation.

Read: Feds: Ex-DeKalb Medical Security Director Stole Over 90 Guns, $20K

Feds: Ex-DeKalb Medical Security Director Stole Over 90 Guns, $20K

The former director of security allegedly ordered dozens of firearms meant for security personnel and sold them for profit.

Read: Woman Tries to Abduct Child, Assaults Security Officer at Penn. Hospital

Woman Tries to Abduct Child, Assaults Security Officer at Penn. Hospital

The woman, who is a patient at Lancaster General Hospital, took a 4-year-old child from her mother and attacked a responding security officer.

Read: Don’t Miss the IAHSS Los Angeles Chapter Security Officer of the Year Awards Luncheon

Don’t Miss the IAHSS Los Angeles Chapter Security Officer of the Year Awards Luncheon

This year’s awards will take place on Oct. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles. Please register for the event and get your nominations in by Oct. 1, 2019.

Read: Woman Attempts to Kidnap Toddler From Yonkers Hospital

Woman Attempts to Kidnap Toddler From Yonkers Hospital

The woman was charged with attempted kidnapping in the second degree, unlawful imprisonment in the first degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

Read: Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Witnesses said a man who appeared to be in his 30s or 40s was seen outside the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center carrying an assault rifle.

Read: Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

After a man used an officer’s taser and injured a nurse, the hospital is now considering employing police officers who can carry weapons.

Read: Wyoming Medical Center Upgrades Security Amidst Shooter’s Sentencing

Wyoming Medical Center Upgrades Security Amidst Shooter’s Sentencing

A man entered the Wyoming hospital through a back security door and shot at two hospital employees before being arrested by police.

Read: Potential Impacts of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 On Healthcare Security

Potential Impacts of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 On Healthcare Security

Healthcare security practitioners should consider the potential impact this alert could have on their healthcare organization’s security programs.

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