There is a need for healthcare to recognize the Security management function as an equally relevant and critical function to the Facilities management function.
My challenge to this line of thinking is that built into it is a fundamental flaw, in order to use this tool – someone still has to first be assaulted.
In my estimation, the future of security operations in healthcare rest solely on our ability to capitalize in data as an asset that informs us continuously.
“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” Sun Tzu
When we look out over the landscape of the healthcare security industry we see a thousand different external pressures and a thousand more internal pressures all working to push and pull us in every possible direction.
When we bring all the partners together, and we bring all our collective capacity together, lives are changed.
Targeted patrolling based on identified risks is the cornerstone of a good physical security program.
“…drug diversion is happening at your facility. Once we all get that through our heads, everything else is manageable.”