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Patient Surges

Read: How Hospitals Can Manage Patient Surges Using Social Media

How Hospitals Can Manage Patient Surges Using Social Media

Here’s how hospitals can keep track of breaking incidents in their communities so they can provide appropriate treatment and security during patient surges.

Read: Hospitals See Significant Increase in Flu Patients, Deaths

Hospitals See Significant Increase in Flu Patients, Deaths

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the U.S. is at peak flu season and warns of several more weeks of significant flu activity.

Read: Las Vegas Hospitals Inundated with Victims from Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Hospitals Inundated with Victims from Mass Shooting

Local hospitals had to call in hundreds of additional staff to help treat the wounded who were lined up in hallways and outside.

Read: Study Finds Hospitals Often Miss Signs of Senior Abuse

Study Finds Hospitals Often Miss Signs of Senior Abuse

Missed diagnoses could take a huge toll with so many seniors making trips to hospitals each year.

N.Y. Hospital Uses Video Surveillance to Help Staff

The footage is evaluated in real time to improve staff performance.

Read: Assault of Healthcare Workers Becomes Felony in Utah

Assault of Healthcare Workers Becomes Felony in Utah

The new penalty for assaulting a healthcare professional is similar to the penalty for assaulting a police officer.

Suicide Rates Climb in U.S. Since 1999

The suicide rates increased for every age group under 75.

Read: Colorado Report Finds Increase in Hospital Visits from Marijuana Exposure

Colorado Report Finds Increase in Hospital Visits from Marijuana Exposure

The Department of Public Health’s report analyzed the effects of marijuana legalization in the state.

Read: Is Your Hospital Moving? Check Out These Effective Patient Transfer Techniques

Is Your Hospital Moving? Check Out These Effective Patient Transfer Techniques

Birmingham, Ala.’s Trinity Medical Center successfully and efficiently transferred all 97 of its patients to a new facility. Here are the best practices they adopted to make the complex move drama-free.

Read: National Forum Preview: Protecting Hospitals During Patient Surges and in Security-Sensitive Areas

National Forum Preview: Protecting Hospitals During Patient Surges and in Security-Sensitive Areas

Bryan Warren of Carolinas HealthCare will present in-depth training on securing high-risk hospital locations at the Campus Safety National Forum June 24.

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