Hospital Security

Read: Boston Children’s Transgender Health Program Targeted in Online Harassment Campaign

Boston Children’s Transgender Health Program Targeted in Online Harassment Campaign

Staff and clinicians at Boston Children’s say the harassment includes aggressive calls, emails, and death threats.

Read: How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

Learning to recognize escalating behaviors and practicing de-escalation skills are essential to addressing the rise in hospital violence.

Read: Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know the latest data? Take this quiz to find out.

Read: Call for Presentations for 2023 IAHSS Annual Conference, Nashville

Call for Presentations for 2023 IAHSS Annual Conference, Nashville

Session ideas for next year’s IAHSS conference are due August 19.

Read: IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

For the twelfth year in a row, healthcare saw the costliest breaches among all industries with the average cost reaching $10.1 million per breach.

Read: Securitas Completes Acquisition of STANLEY Security, STANLEY Healthcare

Securitas Completes Acquisition of STANLEY Security, STANLEY Healthcare

Securitas announced the $3.2 billion cash purchase back in December. The combined business will be called Securitas Technology.

Read: Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

The FBI and DOJ recovered $500,000 in ransom payments and cryptocurrency paid to North Korean hackers by two healthcare organizations.

Read: Hospital Workplace Violence Up More Than 14% in New Jersey

Hospital Workplace Violence Up More Than 14% in New Jersey

The rate of physical attacks on New Jersey healthcare workers increased 11% over the past three years, while verbal abuse rose by 25%.

Read: Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Video surveillance shows Alexander Ervin escaped the maximum-security facility by scaling an eight-foot security fence.

Read: Durham DA: Officers Should Not Be Armed in Duke ER After Fatal Shooting

Durham DA: Officers Should Not Be Armed in Duke ER After Fatal Shooting

The recommendation was made after a patient grabbed an officer’s service weapon and fired it in the Duke University emergency department.

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