Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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...
Security

The Challenges of Hospital Violence

Fear is a common emotion experienced by people before entering the hospital. Depending on whether we are being admitted, or visiting a loved one,...
4 Tips for Hospital Cybersecurity

4 Essential Tips to Fortify Your Hospital Cybersecurity

At PDC Healthcare, we are strong proponents of hospital cybersecurity in addition to on-site security at hospitals. In fact, we wrote a guide for...

Do You Know Who is Roaming Your Halls?

Public arenas everywhere have cracked down on security, so why is healthcare so far behind this prominent trend? As a public institution, hospitals usher...

MA Nurses Support Bill to Protect Healthcare Workers

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Hospitals and healthcare facilities are more susceptible to workplace violence than any other industry.  In response to this growing epidemic, the Massachusetts...

Joint Commission: 3 Tips on Preventing Workplace Violence

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE, and Executive Vice President of The Joint Commission, shares three practical methods for preventing workplace violence...
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