Patient Safety

Read: Nurse Charged with Sexually Assaulting Woman at Daytona Beach Hospital

Nurse Charged with Sexually Assaulting Woman at Daytona Beach Hospital

The Halifax Health Medical Center nurse is the alleged victim’s jiu-jitsu instructor and is facing multiple charges.

Read: Ambulance Fire Kills Patient, Critically Injures Paramedic Outside Hawaii Hospital

Ambulance Fire Kills Patient, Critically Injures Paramedic Outside Hawaii Hospital

The ambulance caught fire and possibly exploded as it turned into Adventist Castle Health, located on the island of Oahu.

Read: Charges Against 4 Colorado Hospital Security Officers Dropped

Charges Against 4 Colorado Hospital Security Officers Dropped

The four hospital security officers were facing negligent homicide charges for their alleged roles in the death of a patient.

Read: How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

Learning to recognize escalating behaviors and practicing de-escalation skills are essential to addressing the rise in hospital violence.

Read: Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know the latest data? Take this quiz to find out.

Read: Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

The FBI and DOJ recovered $500,000 in ransom payments and cryptocurrency paid to North Korean hackers by two healthcare organizations.

Read: Metrasens Ultra™ Detection System Now Offered to Healthcare Facilities

Metrasens Ultra™ Detection System Now Offered to Healthcare Facilities

Xact ID™ detection technology is said to boost detection capabilities as an enabler for safer healthcare environments.

Read: Feds: MU Hospital Security Officers Would Provoke, Pepper Spray Patients

Feds: MU Hospital Security Officers Would Provoke, Pepper Spray Patients

Nurses and emergency department personnel said security officers’ actions are often inappropriate and lead to escalation.

Read: How to Use Mass Notification for Active Shooter Prevention, Detection and Response

How to Use Mass Notification for Active Shooter Prevention, Detection and Response

Mass notification systems aid campuses in developing response plans for all emergencies, including active shooters.

Read: 10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

Since this article was originally published, six more states now recommend color code standardization for hospital emergencies.

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