Hospitals & Medical Centers

Gordon M. Snow: Investing in Human Capital

“Our job is to provide exceptional care, service and quality through cost reductions, by performing more powerfully and continually refining our security and business acumen in parallel.”
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“There is no longer a time in any field that you can be a good leader and be deficient in any area of managerial core competency. Leaders have to be comfortable being uncomfortable,” says Gordon Snow, chief of protective services for The Cleveland Clinic. “The environment is increasing in complexity. Education and training can provide you with many of the tools you need to make better decisions, but there isn’t always a formula to help you make the right decision.


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Public Health Costs of Gun Violence Top $2 Billion Annually

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It costs more than $2 billion every year in hospital charges to treat victims of firearms-related injuries, according to a study released at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA).


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Anthem Memory Care Standardizes Access Control for Agile Response

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Standardized access control gives the caretakers at Anthem Memory Care the agility they need to respond to incidents efficiently, giving them more time to focus on what is most important: the residents. 


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Reducing Stress with Hospital Parking Security

Visiting a hospital is stressful enough; how can simplifying parking with security reduce that burden?
By Claire Meyer
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Visiting a hospital can be a stressful event, especially when the admitted patient is a child. At Nemours Children’s Hospital, every possible measure is taken to reduce patient and family stress before visitors even walk into the lobby – starting in the parking garage.


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6 Major Uses for Hospital Visitor Management Systems

By Anthony Zagami
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Hospitals face major security challenges. A large facility may have hundreds, or even thousands, of employees, vendors, contractors and visitors passing through each day.
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New Fines Under TN Healthcare Worker Violence Law

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On July 1, a new law took effect in Tennessee that will double the fine, to $5,000, for those assaulting a health care worker.


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Atlantic Health System Security Director Appointed to NJ State Task Force

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Alan Robinson, of Atlantic Health System, was named to the state's task force responsible for setting homeland security and domestic preparedness policy.


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After Client Kills Employee, Company Cited for Violence Hazards

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After voicing her concerns about a client, Stephanie Ross was sent to his house anyway for his face-to-face hospitalization risk assessment, and he stabbed her to death.


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Saving Money and Increasing Security with GTRI Training

By Bryan Warren
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In 2004, the United State’s Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration established the Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) to, as quickly as possible, identify, secure, remove and/or facilitate the disposition of high-risk vulnerable nuclear and radiological materials around the world that pose a threat to the United States and the international community.
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A Tragic Shooting, Intense Media Presence and a Presidential Visit

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On July 20, 2012, moviegoers at a theater in Aurora, CO, were seated for the 12:05 a.m. screening of the new Batman movie. Unexpectedly, a man began shooting.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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September 2014

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In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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