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.