Hospital and Healthcare Security

Other | April 1, 2001

byYork, Tony W, Tony W York, Russell Colling

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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.

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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 securi...

Russell L. Colling, CPP, CHPA, M.S. Security Management - Michigan State, has worked for over 40 years in healthcare administration and healthcare security management and is also the founding president of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS). Mr. Colling was formerly the Executive Vice President of S...

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Format:OtherDimensions:540 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2001Publisher:Butterworth-HeinemannLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080495281

ISBN - 13:9780080495286

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Table of Contents

Profile of the Hospital Environment, Security risk/vulnerabilities, The Concept of Hospital Security, Documentation: Records or Reports, Security Relationships with Patients and Visitors, Security and Law Enforcement Agencies, Employee Security Involvement, Investigations, Physical Security, Architectural Layout and Design, Emergency Planning and Operations, Major Security Concerns, Special Security Concerns, Parking Control and Security, Index.
Full updates on all the above as well as the latest security guidelines for adherence to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations