COVID-19 has created a new temporary normal of employees working from home, leaving offices mostly empty, with the exception of essential personnel. GuideWell, a health solutions company, is no different.
In the midst of the current health crisis, healthcare organizations and workers worldwide have faced a number of challenges. Exposure to the disease, lack of critical medical devices and shortage of healthcare professionals are the top three challenges they face, according to research firm Verdict.
In its first projections comparing different actions to control COVID-19 transmission, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington is forecasting nearly 180,000 in the United States will die by October 1.
The Civil Aviation Department of Cambodia now requires all foreign visitors to pay a deposit of $3,000 upon arrival in the country, to be used for the costs of testing, quarantining and any medical expenses that may arise from the coronavirus pandemic.
Mount Sinai Health System has appointed Kristin Myers, MPH, as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Dean for Information Technology (IT). Myers most recently served as Senior Vice President for Technology.
Ryan Smith has been selected as Intermountain Healthcare’s new vice president and chief information officer (CIO) after an extensive nationwide search following the announcement of Marc Probst’s upcoming retirement.
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.
ON DEMAND: Healthcare organizations often overlook the security needs of freestanding clinics and offices. In this webinar, Alan Lynch, Network Director of Safety & Security for St. Luke’s University Health Network, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., offers best practices to help you address the security risks in ambulatory care centers and physician offices.
ON DEMAND: There are few situations a security professional will face that is more serious than a potential workplace violence threat. Every security professional knows and understands that all employers have a legal, ethical and moral duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and respond to threats of violence in their workplace.
ON DEMAND: Locations that were once considered safe havens such as schools, places of worship and healthcare institutions are no longer immune to acts of violence, and that includes healthcare, such as hospitals, emergency rooms, and facilities that provide healthcare outside of a hospital environment.
ON DEMAND: Listen to healthcare security experts as they discuss their journey through the Covid-19 pandemic – from response to recovery, what they saw, and what they learned. This webinar will discuss how these experts reacted to the pandemic, the planning, the changes in their operations and staffing, and dealing with this new unforeseen risk.
This month in Security magazine, we examine how physical security leaders are being propelled into a unique position of revenue preservers and risk managers for their businesses. In addition, we profile Scott Ashworth, Director of Security for Atlanta United. Also, security leaders discuss how to develop cybersecurity careers, election security, data protection strategies, measuring and reporting security operations maturity and more!