Tag: hospital security

Defence & Security

Healthcare

Doing more with less on healthcare security

The vast majority of healthcare security functions do not generate revenue, and those few that do rarely generate enough to be self-sustaining. Security costs money, but it should be viewed more as an investment rather than an expense. Unfortunately within the current climate, how healthcare security should be viewed and how it is often viewed, are entirely…

11 Sep 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Dealing with agitated patients: Balancing staff safety and duty of care to the patient

Being submitted to a hospital can be a stressful and unprecedented experience for a patient. At the same time, hospital staff has to deal with a number of different demands and constraints. In the lead-up to the Safe and Secure Hospital Conference, we had the chance to speak to Associate Prof Jonathan Knott, Head of…

18 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

How to prevent failure of hospital security programs

We had the opportunity to ask the lovely Lisa Pryse, President-Elect, IAHSS and President of ODS Healthcare and Chief of Company Police, a few questions prior to her presentation at the 5th annual Hospital & Healthcare Security & Safety Conference. What are the main factors that should be taken into account when designing an effective…

20 Aug 2012, by Informa Insights