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How Hospitals Can Develop a Strong Perimeter Security Strategy

Technologies like ALPR and video can provide real-time information about potential threats and help prevent unauthorized perimeter access.

News February 17
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Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Register by September 24 and save up to $250. The event is being held November 8-10 in Myrtle…

News September 17
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Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

News February 1
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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.

News August 6
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5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

The IAHSS released guidance this month to help hospitals handle patient and visitor violence.

News April 25
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Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Implementing certain policies and procedures at your hospital can make a big impact on workplace violence prevention efforts.

News April 24
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The Lowdown on Behavioral Healthcare and Ligature-Resistant Locks

Hospitals, schools and universities that encounter behavioral health issues should include safe behavioral healthcare design in emergency rooms…

News February 2
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Joint Commission Gives Patient Suicide Prevention Tips to Hospitals

The guidance addresses some of the more contentious issues relating to patient suicide prevention and mitigation in hospitals.

News October 30
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Minn. Hospital Sexual Assault Victim Suing for Lack of Patient Supervision

The attacker was suffering from heroin withdrawals and was considered dangerous.

News June 29
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