When I first started working in health-care security in 1985, it was a very different world.
According to reports, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is cutting back on plans to train staff at the Montreal General Hospital in crisis de-escalation, despite an incident last September where a nurse and an orderly were nearly strangled by a patient in the psychiatric ER.
When it comes to gun violence in hospitals and health-care facilities, Martin Green, president of the International Association for Healthcare Safety and Security (IAHSS), says it is difficult to prevent.
MONTREAL — A 25-year-old man is facing assault charges after allegedly trying to strangle a nurse at the Montreal General Hospital, police said Sunday.
According to a recent article on the Globe and Mail website, a huge number of pacemakers may be vulnerable to hacking.
WINDSOR, Ont. - A Windsor, Ont., hospital is increasing security after one mental health patient stabbed another, but the facility says it is trying to strike a balance between safety and patients' rehabilitation needs.
There is a saying that goes, “medicine is the only victor in war.”
CHICAGO — It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest.
The International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) recently announced the release of a new industry guideline titled “Outpatient Care Services.” IAHSS says the guide is especially applicable to all professional ambulatory care groups.
According to an article posted on the CBC News website, a Chatham hospital was recently alerted to a privacy breach when an operating room report was discovered on its its front lawn.
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