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Read: 5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

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

Read: Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

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.

Read: The Lowdown on Behavioral Healthcare and Ligature-Resistant Locks

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 and clinics.

Read: Joint Commission Gives Patient Suicide Prevention Tips to Hospitals

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.

Read: Minn. Hospital Sexual Assault Victim Suing for Lack of Patient Supervision

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

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

Read: Examining The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 for Healthcare Security Practitioners

Examining The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 for Healthcare Security Practitioners

Hospital security pros should consider the impact of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57, or The Essential Role of Leadership in Developing a Safety Culture.

Wash. Hospital Sued for Not Heeding Joint Commission’s Safety Warning

Read: The Joint Commission and Healthcare Security: Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

The Joint Commission and Healthcare Security: Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

You’d be surprised at how many standards (Joint Commission and otherwise) could apply to your hospital’s security program.

Read: Healthcare Security Regulatory Requirements: More Than Just Good Ideas

Healthcare Security Regulatory Requirements: More Than Just Good Ideas

Complying with the myriad regulatory requirements of numerous agencies can help to ensure the security and future of your healthcare organization.

Read: Video: Grey’s Anatomy’s Influence on Hospital Security

Video: Grey’s Anatomy’s Influence on Hospital Security

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