Hospital and Healthcare Security

Other | October 12, 2009

byRussell Colling, Russell Colling, Tony W York...

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Hospital and Healthcare Security, Fifth Edition, examines the issues inherent to healthcare and hospital security, including licensing, regulatory requirements, litigation, and accreditation standards. Building on the solid foundation laid down in the first four editions, the book looks at the changes that have occurred in healthcare security since the last edition was published in 2001. It consists of 25 chapters and presents examples from Canada, the UK, and the United States. It first provides an overview of the healthcare environment, including categories of healthcare, types of hospitals, the nonhospital side of healthcare, and the different stakeholders. It then describes basic healthcare security risks/vulnerabilities and offers tips on security management planning.
The book also discusses security department organization and staffing, management and supervision of the security force, training of security personnel, security force deployment and patrol activities, employee involvement and awareness of security issues, implementation of physical security safeguards, parking control and security, and emergency preparedness.
Healthcare security practitioners and hospital administrators will find this book invaluable.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
* Practical support for healthcare security professionals, including operationally proven policies, and procedures
* Specific assistance in preparing plans and materials tailored to healthcare security programs
* Summary tables and sample forms bring together key data, facilitating ROI discussions with administrators and other departments
* General principles clearly laid out so readers can apply the industry standards most appropriate to their own environment
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
* Quick-start section for hospital administrators who need an overview of security issues and best practices

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Hospital and Healthcare Security, Fifth Edition, examines the issues inherent to healthcare and hospital security, including licensing, regulatory requirements, litigation, and accreditation standards. Building on the solid foundation laid down in the first four editions, the book looks at the changes that have occurred in healthcare s...

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:720 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 12, 2009Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080886027

ISBN - 13:9780080886022

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Healthcare Environment
Chapter 2: Protecting a Healing Environment
Chapter 3: Security Risks and Vulnerabilities
Chapter 4: Security Management Planning
Chapter 5: Managing the Basic Elements of Healthcare Security
Chapter 6: Security Department Organization and Staffing
Chapter 7: Security Force Administration
Chapter 8: Security Attire and Equipment
Chapter 9: Training and Development
Chapter 10: Deployment and Patrol Activities
Chapter 11: Program Documentation
Chapter 12: Patient Care Involvement
Chapter 13: Public Safety Liaison
Chapter 14: Human Resources and Staff Responsibilities
Chapter 15: Employee Involvement and Security Awareness
Chapter 16: Investigative Activity
Chapter 17: Physical Security Safeguards
Chapter 18: Electronic Security System Integration
Chapter 19: Preventing and Managing Healthcare Conflict & Violence
Chapter 20: Security Sensitive Areas
Chapter 21: Areas of Special Concern
Chapter 22: Off-Campus Considerations
Chapter 23: Parking Control and Security
Chapter 24: Emergency Preparedness - Planning and Management
Chapter 25: A Primer for Healthcare Administrators