Sunday, October 25, 2020
Woman Visiting Male Patient in Hospital Ward

Pandemic Visitor Management Best Practices Aren’t Going Anywhere: 8 Features Your System Can’t Go...

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the move toward a more modern approach to visitor management. Changes to visitor policies during the pandemic could serve...
Watch lists for visitor management in healthcare facilities

When It Comes to Hospital Visitor Management, Watch Lists Are Essential

An important aspect of a hospital’s security is making sure unwanted visitors are kept out of the facility. Integrating watch lists into the a...
Emergency Room Visitor Management

The Three Most Vital Aspects to Hospital Security

The key to creating a comprehensive hospital security program is to avoid the desire to find a "one size fits all" solution. With so...
Female senior doctor welcoming / greeting mother and daughter at hospital

The Hospital Dilemma: Balancing Security & A Welcoming Atmosphere

A common dilemma hospital security personnel face is that they want to create a welcoming atmosphere for guests and visitors, but they also need...
Emergency Department

Addressing Workplace Violence in Emergency Departments: Contributing Factors and Solutions

Emergency departments are one of the most, if not the most, dangerous departments in modern-day hospitals. Emergency department staff are tasked with caring for...
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PA Department of Health Issues COVID-19 Protective Measures for Healthcare Workers: How Proper...

As hospitals continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re putting protective measures in place to protect staff and to prevent the further spread of...

Visitor Restrictions Continue as Hospitals Resume Elective Procedures

During the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), hospitals restricted access to medical facilities to prevent potential exposure. Most didn’t allow any visitors or family members to...
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Improving Healthcare Worker Safety through Privacy – New Legislation

Proposed bill in Pennsylvania to remove the requirement for last names on ID badges Workplace violence is on average four times 1 more likely in...
Armed Security

A National Debate: To Arm or Not to Arm Hospital Security Officers?

Violence remains widespread in today’s society, and unfortunately, has risen in hospitals over the years.  In February of this year, a Florida man walked...

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Now Required at California Hospitals

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Improving safety is a top priority among healthcare facilities, not only for patients but for healthcare employees as well. Workplace violence has...
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