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Webinar Review: Healthcare Security: A Great Story to Tell

In this webinar, Eric Smith, CPP, Director of Security for Exempla Healthcare, endeavored to explain how to prove security’s value to not just the C-Suite, but to the whole enterprise. Hint: It involves some clever dabbling in public relations.
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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.”

“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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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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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.

Podcasts

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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Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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