INFORMATION

Site Map - Healthcare

A Healthy Dose of Security

- South Carolina's Greenville Hospital System upgrades its security program thanks to a healthy dose of funding.

Hospital Security

- A bill (H.R. 257) introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) would require that all hospitals that receive reimbursements under Medicare implement security procedures to reduce infant abduction.

Privacy

- An Illinois appeals court has ruled that a patient whose private information was revealed at a tavern by a hospital employee can sue that hospital for invasion of privacy. The privacy obligation applied at all times and in all places.

Ready, Willing, Disabled

- Maryland takes the lead in preparing to assist the disabled in disasters.

A Healthy Way to Protect Patient Data

- A healthcare organization found that it needed a way to control the use of removable media to ensure that patient data remains protected.

Keys to Encryption

- Encrypting data is no longer an expensive, time-consuming headache. Here’s an overview of some of the different types of encryption products available.

Challenges Posed by Patient-Centric Care

- Special challenges at patient-centered hospitals.

Genetic Discrimination

- A bill (S. 358) introduced by Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-WA) would prohibit discrimination based on genetic information has been approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

Pediatric Terrorism

- Pediatricians may not seem like first-responders, but in a terror attack, they would need to be ready to treat children. A new report discusses their roles in disaster preparedness and response.

Nurses On Guard

- One healthcare facility teaches nurses to spot signs of escalating aggression among visitors and defend against abusive behavior.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.