Patient Safety

Read: Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Have ‘Critical Staffing Shortages’

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Have ‘Critical Staffing Shortages’

The shortage is due to the massive surge of COVID-19 Omicron cases as well as patients seeking medical care for other non-COVID-related reasons.

Read: Data of More Than 1.3 Million Patients Exposed in Broward Health Breach

Data of More Than 1.3 Million Patients Exposed in Broward Health Breach

In the breach, patient names, Social Security numbers, medical information and other valuable information was exposed.

Read: A Veteran Nurse’s Valiant Quest to Stop Hospital Workplace Violence

A Veteran Nurse’s Valiant Quest to Stop Hospital Workplace Violence

While there isn’t one solution to mitigating hospital workplace violence, a change in the culture surrounding reporting incidents is a good place to start.

Read: Survey: Only 44% of Patients Trust Healthcare Providers to Safeguard PII

Survey: Only 44% of Patients Trust Healthcare Providers to Safeguard PII

Transparency in how patient information is stored is one way healthcare providers can maintain patient trust, the new report says.

Read: Family Sues Butler Memorial Hospital After 1-Year-Old Son Punched in Face

Family Sues Butler Memorial Hospital After 1-Year-Old Son Punched in Face

The man who punched him was involuntarily admitted to the hospital as a psychiatric patient and had received treatment there before.

Read: Ex-Nurse Found Guilty of Raping Patient at Centerpoint Hospital

Ex-Nurse Found Guilty of Raping Patient at Centerpoint Hospital

The victim had received morphine and other narcotics for pain management when the float nurse raped her.

Read: 85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year

85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year

A survey on healthcare cybersecurity was distributed to 400 healthcare IT professionals and 2,030 general respondents.

Read: Getting Double the Value from Your Intelligent Network Security Solutions

Getting Double the Value from Your Intelligent Network Security Solutions

Axis intelligent solutions can help mitigate liability, enable campuses to be proactive, reduce costs and more.

Read: How UT Police at Houston Protect the World’s Largest Cancer Hospital

How UT Police at Houston Protect the World’s Largest Cancer Hospital

Healthcare Director of the Year Ray Gerwitz created a unified approach to risk mitigation at UTHealth while protecting immunocompromised patients during the pandemic.

Read: Cybersecurity Basics: Terms and Definitions All Campus Safety Pros Should Know

Cybersecurity Basics: Terms and Definitions All Campus Safety Pros Should Know

Malware. Phishing. Password attacks. What’s the difference, anyway? Everyone involved in campus safety would benefit from knowing these general cybersecurity terms.

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