Workplace Violence

Read: Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

A year before the shooting, employees said they asked administrators to provide better protection in parking areas but nothing was done.

Read: Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

IAHSS’ latest hospital crime survey found that in 2019, Type 2 assaults jumped 25% and aggravated assaults more than doubled compared to the previous year.

Read: How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

Four campus protection pros describe how they vet their electronic security contractors and the top challenges they must address.

Read: Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

The suspect attacked the hospital security officer with his fist and a pen-styled knife.

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospitals ED.

Read: Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

The patient was upset he had tested positive for COVID-19. The estimated damage from the incident is more than $12,900.

Read: Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

The woman told police that her estranged husband showed up to her place of work and wanted to talk to her boyfriend, who also worked there.

Read: Is Your Hospital Struggling to Retain Its Best Security Employees?

Is Your Hospital Struggling to Retain Its Best Security Employees?

If you answered “yes,” you’re not alone. Here are three ways a public safety director keeps his or her hospital security employees fulfilled.

Read: Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

The decision was made after senior leaders sought feedback from frontline workers and assessed the physical environment of the hospital.

Read: Man Sets Fire Inside Philly Hospital ER

Man Sets Fire Inside Philly Hospital ER

The hospital fire has been declared an arson.

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