Nurse Safety

Read: Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

The nurse is speaking out about violence against nurses, which he says has been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: Hollywood Presbyterian Fined After Nurse Dies of COVID-19

Hollywood Presbyterian Fined After Nurse Dies of COVID-19

Staff say the nurse entered a COVID patient’s room while only wearing a surgical mask and was in the room for at least 30 minutes.

Read: Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

A year before the shooting, employees said they asked administrators to provide better protection in parking areas but nothing was done.

Read: COVID-19 Has Disproportionately Killed Immigrant, Minority Healthcare Workers

COVID-19 Has Disproportionately Killed Immigrant, Minority Healthcare Workers

Data collected on 177 healthcare workers who died from the virus shows 62% were people of color and 30.5% were born outside the U.S.

Read: Are You Making These 9 Hospital Security Mistakes?

Are You Making These 9 Hospital Security Mistakes?

With many hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, it is important not to let basic hospital security protocols fall by the wayside.

Read: UPDATE: Coronavirus Has Killed More Than 600 U.S. Healthcare Workers

UPDATE: Coronavirus Has Killed More Than 600 U.S. Healthcare Workers

However, the death toll of healthcare workers from COVID-19 is most likely higher.

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: Hospitals Redirecting Patients as Coronavirus Numbers Surge

Hospitals Redirecting Patients as Coronavirus Numbers Surge

One California hospital is only admitting COVID-19 patients after much of its staff tested positive for the virus while a Texas children’s hospital is now treating adults.

Read: Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

The woman told police that her estranged husband showed up to her place of work and wanted to talk to her boyfriend, who also worked there.

Read: Man Pointed Shotgun at Santa Rosa Medical Center Staff

Man Pointed Shotgun at Santa Rosa Medical Center Staff

The man was denied visitation with his wife, who was a patient at the Florida hospital, due to coronavirus restrictions.

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