Daily Headline : Integrated Systems
03/13/2012 - The CDC says smartphones are showing promise as tools to quickly monitor disease outbreaks in developing countries.
Daily Headline : Drug Control
03/12/2012 - Colorado lawmakers want to make medication dispensing more secure by requiring biometric verification when patients fill prescriptions, but critics of the plan worry that with the amount of data lawmakers want to collect, information breaches could be more damaging to patients than ever before.
Daily Headline : Hiring \ Employment Issues
03/09/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act later this month. It plans to issue a ruling by June. Ralph Brislin, CPP, examines how it could impact contract security companies.
Healthcare: Hiring \ Employment Issues
03/09/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act later this month. It plans to issue a ruling by June. Ralph Brislin, CPP examines how it could impact contract security companies. (ONLINE EXCLUSIVE)
02/28/2012 - A bill (H.R. 2405) that would reauthorize an appropriations bill designed to aid in pandemic preparedness has been approved by the House of Representatives. The measure is now pending in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
Book Reviews: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
02/25/2012 - Healthcare professionals, emergency managers, and government officials will find in this work a comprehensive guide on how to prepare for and respond to disasters.
News & Trends: Crime
01/24/2012 - Advice on what hospitals need to do if they decide to arm their guards, and a look at the problems of gangs in the military.
Case Study: Access Control
01/24/2012 - A hospital found an access control system that allowed security to maintain control while helping to secure sensitive locations.
Daily Headline : Workplace Violence
01/11/2012 - An Emergency Nurses Association survey found that most incidences of abuse toward nurses aren't formally reported. One hospital administrator fears that hospital violence has become an accepted occupational hazard.
Daily Headline : Terrorism
01/03/2012 - National Institute of Health officials are asking two science journals to remove or redact information gathered from flu experiments out of biosecurity concerns.
Daily Headline : Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
12/02/2011 - Diagnosing illness after a mass casualty chemical attack? Ask a CHEMM-IST.
Daily Headline : IT Security
11/14/2011 - The healthcare industry experiences more data breaches than any other industry, according to Privacy Rights Clearinghouse data. Most breaches came after portable data devices went missing.
Daily Headline : Food Safety
10/21/2011 - A team of engineering graduate students at Yale is working to create a new technology that could help prevent widespread food-borne illness and lead to quicker diagnosis of bacterial infections.