As we look around at all the news related to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are constant reminders that bad people will take advantage of chaotic times to wreak whatever havoc they can.
How do you process through emergent decision making? How do you prioritize when you are inundated? How is your facility managing this crisis? Join the conversation.
As healthcare security experts, many of our organizations are rightly looking to us to MacGyver quick access control solutions for facilities designed to be wide open and welcoming to the public.
Here are three things that every healthcare security leader should be considering as we brace for the full effects of COVID-19.
Effective security staffing models require an analysis of both fixed post needs and dynamic patrol needs.
If we allow others to take the lead, then our organizations will miss out on utilizing their best resource. Violence prevention is our business.
Healthcare facilities need to stop looking to police to solve security problems. That is not their job.
Everyday healthcare providers accept assault as part of their job, and that is the real tragedy of violence in healthcare.