Learn how to give healthcare security staff the tools they need to perform their varied job functions to the best of their ability, while maintaining safety and security for staff and patients, and encouraging a solid, trustworthy, honest and long-term security team.
In one report this week, Wisconsin hospitals are making sure their locks and other precautions to keep its COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, after members of the National Guard apparently walked into the wrong hospital asking to pick up COVID-19 vaccines.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York's plan for combating COVID-19 this winter. Specifically, the winter plan consists of five targeted strategies focused on mitigating the spread of the virus and bolstering New York State hospital preparedness.
Treyler Ray began his career in law enforcement with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics as an undercover narcotics agent. He soon moved into the special operations division where he conducted surveillance and Title III wiretaps on major drug traffickers. F
In late February 2020, news broke in the United States that the once faraway threat of a “novel coronavirus” had spread to U.S. soil. As COVID-19 case numbers in major cities grew, stay-at-home orders were put in place, businesses closed, restaurants shifted to take-out only, and retailers adopted curbside service. All of this took place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, however, hospitals remained open — accepting new patients at the direction of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and working diligently to adhere to new safety guidelines. During virus, or any pandemic outbreaks, we are acutely reminded of our essential frontline healthcare workers, the critical need to enhance their overall safety, security, and to be as efficient as possible when communicating vital information.
Elizabeth “Beth” Lindsay-Wood, MBA, CHCIO, has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as vice president and chief information officer (CIO). She will be responsible for leading Moffitt’s information technology teams and preparing the organization to accelerate its digital transformation.
As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the world, hospitals are struggling to provide patient care, ensure the health and safety of medical personnel, and protect vital supplies from theft.