Patient Safety

Read: Tornado Rips Through Sioux Falls Hospital Complex

Tornado Rips Through Sioux Falls Hospital Complex

Hospital staff at a behavioral health center had 10 minutes to wake up 102 residents to get them to the center of the building.

Read: Former Glenbrook Hospital Nurse Accused of Sexually Assaulting 2 Patients

Former Glenbrook Hospital Nurse Accused of Sexually Assaulting 2 Patients

The former nurse has been accused of sexually assaulting at least two patients when was worked at Glenbrook Hospital.

Read: Do You Know the Answers to These HIPAA FAQs?

Do You Know the Answers to These HIPAA FAQs?

Did you know healthcare facilities paid nearly $29 million in HIPAA penalties in 2018? Find out how much you know about HIPAA by taking this quiz.

Read: Woman Attempts to Kidnap Toddler From Yonkers Hospital

Woman Attempts to Kidnap Toddler From Yonkers Hospital

The woman was charged with attempted kidnapping in the second degree, unlawful imprisonment in the first degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

Read: Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Witnesses said a man who appeared to be in his 30s or 40s was seen outside the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center carrying an assault rifle.

Read: Tacoma Hospital Brings in K-9 to Prevent Assaults, Help Sick Patients

Tacoma Hospital Brings in K-9 to Prevent Assaults, Help Sick Patients

In three months, the security dog has answered over 300 calls, found illegal drugs 76 times and de-escalated close to 80 potentially abusive situations. 

Read: How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

Put your hospital security knowledge to the test with this quiz that runs the gamut of important healthcare security topics.

Read: Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

According to police, the baby’s mother and her boyfriend admitted to strangling the baby because they didn’t want to keep him.

Read: S.C. Mental Health Patient Suffocated by Untrained Hospital Staff

S.C. Mental Health Patient Suffocated by Untrained Hospital Staff

Employees sat on the back of a patient — which goes against protocol for restraining a patient — denying oxygen to his organs for four minutes.

Read: Investigator Clears Officers of Misconduct in Freeport Hospital Arrest

Investigator Clears Officers of Misconduct in Freeport Hospital Arrest

A third-party investigator found no evidence of disorderly conduct or racial profiling from the officers who arrested a Freeport patient.

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