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Hospital Security

Read: AJMC Study Finds Common Characteristics of Hospital Data Breaches

AJMC Study Finds Common Characteristics of Hospital Data Breaches

The study by the American Journal of Managed Care found teaching hospitals and pediatric hospitals are the most susceptible to data breaches.

Read: Police: ‘Unexplained’ Injuries to Newborns in Meriter Hospital NICU

Police: ‘Unexplained’ Injuries to Newborns in Meriter Hospital NICU

A nurse has been removed from the hospital pending an investigation but has not been charged and has not had his license suspended.

Read: Forensic Patient Shoots Officer at Charleston Area Medical Center

Forensic Patient Shoots Officer at Charleston Area Medical Center

The patient was originally arrested following a high-speed pursuit in which he attempted to remove a gun from the holster of an arresting officer.

Read: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Makes Security Improvements After Fatal Shooting

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Makes Security Improvements After Fatal Shooting

In September, a man shot and killed his elderly mother who was staying in the intensive care unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Read: The Reality of Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The Reality of Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Healthcare workers face a high threat of violence in the workplace. See how organizations are addressing ways to provide better protection.

Read: Hancock Regional Pays Bitcoin Ransom After Computer System Hacked

Hancock Regional Pays Bitcoin Ransom After Computer System Hacked

The ransomware attack affected the Indiana hospital’s email system, electronic health records and internal operating systems.

Read: Knife-Wielding Patient Fatally Shot by Guards at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Knife-Wielding Patient Fatally Shot by Guards at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

The 46-year-old patient was fatally shot by two security guards after he emerged from a treatment room wielding two knives.

Read: Man Captures Video of Possible Patient Dumping at UM Medical Center

Man Captures Video of Possible Patient Dumping at UM Medical Center

The woman, who was wearing just a hospital gown and socks, was escorted out of the University of Maryland Medical Center by four security officers.

Read: SSM Health Data Breach Exposes 29K Patient Records

SSM Health Data Breach Exposes 29K Patient Records

A statement from SSM Health says a former customer service employee specifically targeted records of patients with controlled substance prescriptions.

Read: Doctor Commits Suicide Using Fentanyl at Froedtert Hospital

Doctor Commits Suicide Using Fentanyl at Froedtert Hospital

The resident physician reportedly struggled with depression and alcohol abuse and was hospitalized in 2016 following a suicide attempt.

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