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Patient Safety

Read: Guidelines for Developing A Healthcare Facility Risk Assessment

Guidelines for Developing A Healthcare Facility Risk Assessment

Building a new healthcare facility? These guidelines will help you identify hazards and reduce risks for patients, staff and visitors.

Read: Woman Claims Atchison Hospital Leaked Info to Her Alleged Rapist

Woman Claims Atchison Hospital Leaked Info to Her Alleged Rapist

She filed a lawsuit claiming an employee leaked personal information to her alleged rapist — who then sexually assaulted her again.

Read: Psychiatric Patient Steals Ambulance From S.C. Hospital

Psychiatric Patient Steals Ambulance From S.C. Hospital

After escaping from Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, a psychiatric patient stole an ambulance and drove it around the parking lot.

Read: BSO Deputy Accused of Using Excessive Force on Handcuffed Patient

BSO Deputy Accused of Using Excessive Force on Handcuffed Patient

The Broward Public Defender’s Office says the deputy used excessive force against the man and the mayor of Broward County believes he should be fired.

Read: USC Hires Lobbying Firm to Oppose Statute of Limitations Extension

USC Hires Lobbying Firm to Oppose Statute of Limitations Extension

USC is currently facing more than 400 civil lawsuits from alleged sexual assault victims of former gynecologist George Tyndall.

Read: Here’s How Boston Children’s Is Using Alexa’s HIPAA-Compliant Tools

Here’s How Boston Children’s Is Using Alexa’s HIPAA-Compliant Tools

Amazon invited six healthcare partners to test out Alexa’s new technology that allows patient data to be securely transmitted.

Read: Officer Shot in Laurens County Memorial Hospital ER

Officer Shot in Laurens County Memorial Hospital ER

The officer was shot after he confronted a man who was dragging his father at gunpoint through the South Carolina hospital’s emergency room.

Read: NAPCO Demonstrates Locksets for Schools, Universities and Hospitals

NAPCO Demonstrates Locksets for Schools, Universities and Hospitals

Locksets from NAPCO provide for quick lockdown for educational facilities and prevent sentinel events at hospitals and psychiatric facilities.

Read: Regional Medical Center Employee Shot, Hospital Locked Down

Regional Medical Center Employee Shot, Hospital Locked Down

Authorities were aware the patient was unstable and had a gun when a woman reported him to the police 17 hours before he shot a hospital employee.

Read: NCH Patient Who Shot Himself May Have Obtained Gun From a Visitor

NCH Patient Who Shot Himself May Have Obtained Gun From a Visitor

When staff found the patient in his room, a gun was on his lap and a bag delivered by a visitor was on the floor next to him.

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