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Missing Patients

Read: Lancaster General Hospital Creates Safety Plan After Receiving Citation

Lancaster General Hospital Creates Safety Plan After Receiving Citation

Part of the new plan will be appointing a Chief Operating and Integration Officer whose responsibility will be to oversee all clinical operations.

Read: Dementia Patient Found Dead in Restricted Stairwell at S.F. General

Dementia Patient Found Dead in Restricted Stairwell at S.F. General

The 75-year-old woman had been missing for 10 days from a nearby behavioral health center when her body was discovered in the stairwell.

Read: Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Security technology and proper planning can help mitigate the risk of patient wandering and elopement, as well as aid your healthcare facility’s response to a patient escape.

Read: Preventing Elderly Patient Wandering and Elopement: Part 1

Preventing Elderly Patient Wandering and Elopement: Part 1

The U.S. population is aging, and the number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is skyrocketing. How is your hospital addressing their wandering and elopement vulnerabilities?

Read: Family of Mental Health Patient Found Dead in Woods Files Lawsuit

Family of Mental Health Patient Found Dead in Woods Files Lawsuit

The man’s sisters are suing several parties after he wandered away from an appointment and was found dead three months later.

Police Locate Missing San Francisco General Hospital Patient

Authorities: Search for Missing Hospital Patient Found in Stairwell Was Delayed

Orderly Reported Unconscious Woman’s Body in Calif. Hospital’s Stairwell

Body Found in Hospital Stairwell Believed to Be Missing Patient

Authorities Find Missing Hospital Patient in Canyon

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