Nurse Safety

Read: Exhausted Nurse Drives Off Top Floor of Massachusetts Hospital Garage

Exhausted Nurse Drives Off Top Floor of Massachusetts Hospital Garage

Studies have found that nurse fatigue can also result in patient safety issues, illness, mental health problems, and more.

Read: Penn Medicine Spends $28 Million on Weapons Detection

Penn Medicine Spends $28 Million on Weapons Detection

During the first three months, the machine reportedly prevented 123 guns, 72 knives, and 143 other unspecified weapons from entering the facility.

Read: Detroit: Patient Fires Gun at Nurse, Shoots Self at Sinai-Grace Hospital

Detroit: Patient Fires Gun at Nurse, Shoots Self at Sinai-Grace Hospital

Investigators are trying to determine how the patient, who had been in the hospital for several weeks, was able to sneak a gun into his room.

Read: How Wearable Technology Keeps Hospitals and Schools Safer

How Wearable Technology Keeps Hospitals and Schools Safer

With the increasing violence against frontline workers, many schools and healthcare facilities are turning to wearable technology solutions.

Read: Assaults on Nurses Increased 5% in 2023

Assaults on Nurses Increased 5% in 2023

Nurses’ perceptions of their organization caring about their safety improved significantly, up +0.03 to 4.15 out of five.

Read: CENTEGIX Launches New Incident Response Platform for Hospitals

CENTEGIX Launches New Incident Response Platform for Hospitals

The CENTEGIX Safety Platform™ is a cloud-based integrated solution for improving hospital incident response time.

Read: New Study Shows Nurses Experiencing Increased Rates of Workplace Violence

New Study Shows Nurses Experiencing Increased Rates of Workplace Violence

More than eight in 10 nurses have experienced at least one type of workplace violence within the past year.

Read: Mold 101: What School and Healthcare Facility Pros Need to Know

Mold 101: What School and Healthcare Facility Pros Need to Know

Facility professionals need to understand the causes of mold growth, act fast when they detect an outbreak, and select the right tools to keep people safe during removal and remediation.

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospital’s ED.

Read: Improving Healthcare Safety and Security Through Design

Improving Healthcare Safety and Security Through Design

Due to an increase in mental health issues and violence in the general population, stronger safety considerations are needed in all areas of hospitals and clinics.

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