Tony W. York, CPP, and Don MacAlister
Building on the foundation of the previous five editions, Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Ed
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 explains the basics as well as higher expertise concerns, such as the roles of design, emergency management, and policy. This book is a complete guide to protecting hospitals, and all other kinds of healthcare entities, from long-term care facilities to stand-alone emergency departments and home health operations. Heralded as the single best resource for the healthcare security practitioner, this new edition continues to set the standard of care for healthcare security systems and programs.
- 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
- 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