Patient Safety

Read: New Video Shows Flood Water Bursting Into Norwood Hospital

New Video Shows Flood Water Bursting Into Norwood Hospital

The 101-year-old Massachusetts hospital has been closed since June 28 and parts of it may have to be completely rebuilt.

Read: Omnigo Releases Sanitation Compliance Software for Safe Return to Work

Omnigo Releases Sanitation Compliance Software for Safe Return to Work

Omnigo’s CleanTraQ software allows businesses to schedule, track and verify that all cleaning and sanitation tasks are met.

Read: Medical Resident Who Made Anti-Semitic Social Media Comments Loses License

Medical Resident Who Made Anti-Semitic Social Media Comments Loses License

The Cleveland Clinic medical resident had posted anti-Semitic tweets as recently as 2017.

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: Michigan Medicine Security Officer Fired for Excessive Use of Force

Michigan Medicine Security Officer Fired for Excessive Use of Force

The officer had been placed on paid administrative leave three times, once for violating the university’s policy on drinking and driving.

Read: Fla. Senior Living Facility Enlists Direct Supply to Deter Patient Wandering 

Fla. Senior Living Facility Enlists Direct Supply to Deter Patient Wandering 

Direct Supply integrated the facility’s access control with video surveillance, intercoms and an at-risk human perimeter system.

Read: Florida, Texas and Calif. Hospitals Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Florida, Texas and Calif. Hospitals Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Florida, Texas and California recorded 27,574 new cases Monday, accounting for more than a third of the new cases reported in the U.S.

Read: Will COVID-19 Affect Weapons Detection on Your Campus?

Will COVID-19 Affect Weapons Detection on Your Campus?

Many hospitals, K-12 schools and colleges use metal detectors, but will the coronavirus have a significant impact on how the technology is used?

Read: Sonoma State to Stop Providing Hospital Beds for Coronavirus Patients

Sonoma State to Stop Providing Hospital Beds for Coronavirus Patients

Around 580 hospital beds were set up on the campus — an 84% increase over the county’s existing 707 beds in its six hospitals.

Read: Legacy Health Will No Longer Arrest Non-Violent Trespassers

Legacy Health Will No Longer Arrest Non-Violent Trespassers

Last week, a non-violent patient was placed in handcuffs when she refused to leave Legacy Emanuel Medical Center’s emergency room after being discharged.

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