Hospital and Healthcare Security

Author: Tony W York
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0124200621
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Building on the foundation of the previous five editions, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition includes new and updated chapters to reflect the current state of healthcare security, particularly in data security and patient privacy, patient-generated violence, and emergency preparedness and management. The recognized leading text in the healthcare security industry, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition explains the basics as well as higher expertise concerns, such as the roles of design, emergency management, and policy. Conveying a wide spectrum of topics in an easy to comprehend format, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition provides a fresh perspective for healthcare security professionals to better prepare for security issue before they occur. Offers a quick-start section for hospital administrators who need an overview of security issues and best practices. Includes a sample request for proposals (RFP) for healthcare security services and incident report classifications. General principles clearly laid out so readers can apply internationally recognized industry standards most appropriate to their own environment. The new edition includes materials that address the latest issues of concern to healthcare security professionals, including security design, emergency management, off-campus programs and services, and best practices in mitigating patient-generated violence.

Hospital and Healthcare Security

Author: Russell L. Colling
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750698926
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Hospital and Healthcare Security, Fourth edition, is a complete resource for healthcare protection planning and programming. The book offers thorough and fully updated coverage of the primary health and security issues hospitals and healthcare agencies face including infant protection and security, animal and research laboratory security, hospital watch programs, and the relationship between hospital security and law enforcement. Written primarily for use by the healthcare protection administrator, it also serves as a reference for any hospital security officer, supervisor or administrator. This book presents a complex and diverse security focus in a readable and understandable format. Covers the latest security guidelines for adherence to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Updated edition includes information for all forms of health care service including: assisted living, home care, skilled care, accute care, and outpatient services for local, state, and federal facilities. Contains all the information needed to start and run a fully-operational health care security department.

GIS in Hospital and Healthcare Emergency Management

Author: Ric Skinner, GISP
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439821313
Format: PDF, Docs
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Although many books have been published on the application of GIS in emergency management and disaster response, this is the first one to bring together a comprehensive discussion of the critical role GIS plays in hospital and healthcare emergency management and disaster response. Illustrating a wide range of practical applications, GIS in Hospital and Healthcare Emergency Management explores how GIS data is being used to assess need, determine surge capacity, and improve logistics in emergency or disaster scenarios. Leading experts in the field provide authoritative coverage of all areas of emergency management involving GIS and related technologies. Making this complex subject accessible for professionals who want to improve their preparedness and response capabilities, this complete resource provides numerous examples, case studies, and proven simulation and modeling tools to aid in the development of effective and efficient emergency response plans. It also includes a CD-ROM with a user interface that supplies access to helpful forms, exercises, color versions of the figures in the book, hundreds of valuable resources, as well as a composite bibliography of all references included in the text. In today’s technology driven environment, failure to plan is planning to fail. This accessible resource provides emergency planners, operations managers, and hospital and healthcare administrators with the understanding and the tools needed to create emergency management and disaster preparedness systems that will help hospitals save lives, time, and money when the next emergency strikes.

Security in the Health Care Environment

Author: David H. Sells
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834212251
Format: PDF, ePub
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Security in the Health Care Environment provides the reader with must-have information about security in the health care environment, JCAHO requirements, recordkeeping and other administrative aspects expected of the Security Department. A unique feature of the book is the inclusion of examples of security awareness programs with suggestions on how to implement them. The inclusion of forms also makes this handbook unique. One entire section of the book is devoted to security issues in specific departments such as: The maternity center, pharmacy, emergency department, business office, home care, psychiatric units, and more, making this an easy-to-use resource.

Security Standards for Healthcare Information Systems

Author: François-André Allaërt
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 9781586030001
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Within the European Union's "Information Society Initiative in Standardisation," several partners from industry and universities worked on important aspects related to standards for security and privacy in the Information Society. The book deals with taxonomy of relevant standards, identification of gaps in standards and proposes requirements and specifications for emerging standards. The book is completed by reports on the application, demonstration and validation of selected standards. It promotes the awareness on the existence and usefulness of standards for privacy and security in Healthcare. The book addresses information scientists, healthcare professionals, administrators and managers but also politicians.

Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management Third Edition

Author: James T. Tweedy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482206560
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition examines hazard control and safety management as proactive functions of an organization. Like its popular predecessors, the book supplies a complete overview of hazard control, safety management, compliance, standards, and accreditation in the healthcare industry. This edition includes new information on leadership, performance improvement, risk management, organizational culture, behavioral safety, root cause analysis, and recent OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management requirements and regulatory changes. The book illustrates valuable insights and lessons learned by author James T. Tweedy, executive director of the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers. In the text, Mr. Tweedy touches on the key concepts related to safety management that all healthcare leaders need to understand. Identifies common factors that are often precursors to accidents in the healthcare industry Examines the latest OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management Requirements and Standards Covers facility safety, patient safety, hazardous substance safety, imaging and radiation safety, infection control and prevention, and fire safety management Includes references to helpful information from federal agencies, standards organizations, and voluntary associations Outlining a proactive hazard control approach based on leadership involvement, the book identifies the organizational factors that support accident prevention. It also examines organizational dynamics and supplies tips for improving organizational knowledge management. Complete with accompanying checklists and sample management plans that readers can immediately put to use, this text is currently the primary study reference for the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional Examination.

Information Systems and Healthcare Enterprises

Author: Rada, Roy
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1599046539
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Examines the special issues related to the collection, disbursement, and integration of various data within the healthcare system. Documents the conceptual foundation of healthcare information systems, its history and current status.

Essentials of Aggression Management in Health Care

Author: Steven Scott Wilder
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780130131300
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Two seasoned professionals in healthcare aggression management analyze specific cases of violence and examine alternative approaches to facilitate safer outcomes. Applicable to pre-hospital, acute care and long term care, the book provides readers with de-escalation techniques and step-by-step guidelines for recognizing and diffusing aggressive behavior before it becomes violent. Features guidelines and techniques for defusing aggressive behavior in EMS, Hospitals/Clinics, workplace, domestic violence and gang situations. Features the "Prevent" Plan for Violence and the Aggression Continuum. For all levels of care providers who may face the potential of aggressive or violent action against them.

Guidelines for Security and Safety for Health Care and Community Service Workers

Author: Joyce A. Simonowitz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788108150
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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These guidelines were developed in response to the increasing number of severe injuries, some resulting in death, experienced by health care & community service workers. Designed to assist all health care, community workers & support staff who may be exposed to violent behavior from patients, clients, or the public. Covers: psychiatric hospitals, clinics, emergency rooms & general hospitals, & much more. Glossary, references, sources of assistance, & program evaluation.