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Volume 36 Number 2 - COVID-19 Special Report


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  • Disaster planning: Training for the perils of weapons of mass exposure, 2020, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PS (Ret. NYPD); Bernard j. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • COVID-19 lasting effects on security practices, Lauris V. Freidenfelds
  • Strategies for the future: Security lessons from COVID-19, James R. Sawyer, chs-Diplomate, CPP, CHPA
  • Coping with a pandemic: Practical questions answered, Paul Allena; George Economuas, MS: Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PS (Ret. NYPD); Bernard J. Scaglione, CCPP, CHPA, CHSP; Lisa Terry, CHPA, CPP; and Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-1
  • Be ready for a ransomware attack, Patrick Maloney, CHSS, BS
  • Cannabas legalization; Tim Sutton, CHPA, CPP
  • Ensuring Patient and staff safety in non-behavioral health environments Brendan Riley, MS, CHPA
  • The ins and outs of metal detection for preventing violence, Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-I
  • The case for bedside violence risk assessment tools, Charles Hodges MA
  • Surveys of workplace violence perceptions, prevention, strategies, and prevalence of weapons in healthcare facilities, James D. Blando, PhD; Marilyn Lou Ridenour, BSN, MBA, MPH, CPH, CIC; and Daniel Heartley, EdD
  • Nightmare in Nova Scotia, Tom Taggart, CHPA
  • Fire on the mountain: When a massive wildfire meant evacuation of a 140-bed facility, Dave McGraw
  • The flip side of evacuation:  Handling a sudden influx of longer-term care patients, Nikki Schilling, NHA, CNA
  • Facing an emergency? your Healthcare Coalition can help, Dave Carney, NS MEP
  • How an Alabama hospital handled mass casualties from powerful Tornadoes, Randy Causey, CHEP
  • Drones for Hospital Safety, Peter Ochinko
  • Collaborating with the police in drug-diversion investigations, John J. Burke

Volume 36 Number 1 - Handling Active Shooter Events and Other Violence


  • When a shooter enters your hospital, Alan R. Jones, CHPA, CPP, CFE
  • Legal implications of an active shooter in the healthcare environment, Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PSP, PCI
  • Keys to preventing active shooter incidents, James R. Sawyer, CHS -Diplomatve , CPP, CHPA
  • Managing forensic patients: The Froedtert Hospital model, Kirk Langhoff and Mike Ramstack, MS
  • Purposeful rounding to mitigate violence, Todd Miller, CPP
  • Nurse bullying by co-workers, Ralph Cummings, PCI CFA
  • Infant abduction from healthcare: Where are we now?, Paul Lockwood, CPP
  • The nightmare of the missing patient, Martin Green, CHPA and Mark Abernathy
  • In-room video and audio systems for improving care and safety, Paul Baratta
  • A legal lens on body cameras worn by hospital security officers, William S. Marcisz, JD, CPP, CHPA
  • Healthcare Security and IT: Working together to secure our facilities, Paul Sarnese, CHPA, CAPM, MSE, MAS, and Lincoln Bennett
  • Using Business tools to enhance your team's success, Ray Gerwitz, MBA, CHPA, CPP
  • Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) forms: Moving beyond overwhelming, Tracy L. Buchman, DHA, MEP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Are you fit....for the Job, Sgt. Robert E Crowe, Sr., CHPSS
  • Corporate downsizing: Where loyalty dies, dishonesty lurks, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD)
  • How a bike patrol has benefited an urban medical center, Peter Ochinko


Volume 35 Number 2 - Lessons Learned from Coping with Crises

  • Lessons from the Pulse Nightclub mass casualty event, Mark J. Lang, MCJ, CPP, CHPA
  • An attack on a community hospital: Key takeaways, Jim Hite, MS, FACHE, CHEM, CHSP, and Kevin McGinty, BA, CHEM
  • Illicit-drug trends: No longer the Big Five, Ryan Bonacci, CHPA
  • The forensic patient: Clinical, legal, and security challenges, Shana Palmieri, LCSW; Mollie Slater, RM BSN, ESQ; and Kevin Whaley,II, CHPA
  • Improving security program effectiveness through data-drive decision making, Katherine Eyestone and Shon Agard, MS, CHPA
  • Partner with police to enhance hospital security, Michael D'Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA
  • Is your commonsense approach to customer service a common practice, Dan Beaver, CHPA
  • Violence in emergency departments is increasing, harming patients, two surveys find, Vido Friedman, MD, FACEP
  • Evidence, anecdotes, and actions: A summary of the 2019 Healthcare Crime Survey and other IAHSS Foundation Research, Karim H. Vellani, CPP, CSC
  • Balancing the roles of patient care with security in resolving behavioral crises, Nicole Dick, BS, and Krisha Goset, BA
  • How to calm patients who has autism, Keith Miller
  • A pilot study reduced violence and improved qualify of care by cross-training officers as emergency room psychiatric nursing assistants, Lane Clemens, MS, LISW; Jeff Vande Berg, MS; and Doug Vance
  • Strategic placement of security personnel in the ED decreased assaults on employees: Pilot project finds, Jeffrey D Ho, MD; Daniel R. Hallberg; Michael B. Robertson; Ashley S. Dahlin, RN, BSN; and Joshua J. Gramling, RN, PhD
  • Breaking the link between stress and violence in hospitals, James R. Sawyer, CHS-Diplomate, CPP,, CHPA
  • Security off-campus healthcare clinics and other facilities, Shawn Reilly, CHPA, CPP, PSP
  • Preferences for emergency announcements, James Kendig, MS, CHSP, CHCM, CHEM, LHRM
  • Effective interview techniques, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PS (Ret. NYPD)
  • Work-safety-crew best practices that cut costs, Chief Donald E. White
  • Transitioning from law enforcement to private sector security, Marc B. Sano

Volume 35 Number 1 -Securing Healthcare Facilities from Catastrophic Events


Volume 34 Number 2 - Foreseeing the Unforeseen in Healthcare Security

Volume 34, Number 1 -Recognizing the Growing Value of Professional Healthcare Security and Safety     

  • The Formation of IAHSS Russell Colling, CPP
  • IAHSS: reshaping healthcare security and safety for 50 years, Bryan Warren MBA, CHPA, CPO-1
  • What IAHSS membership has meant to me, Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA and Michael S. D'Angelo, CHPA, CPP
  • Aspects of combating terrorist activities in healthcare,Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, (Ret. NYPD) and Ben Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Are you prepared for a bio-terror attack?, Ben Esposito and Ryan Bonacci
  • Will CMS 3178 prepare us for events like Harvey? James D. Blair, DPA, MHA, FACHE, FABCHS
  • OSHA: focusing on healthcare’s continuing increase in workplace violence, Kevin Tuohey, CHPA
  • Hospital settlement: OSHA spells out requirements for implementing a WPV program
  • Team Wilson: how a single workplace violence incident, changed healthcare security,Robert Rusting
  • A policy for prevention of workplace violence
  • Hospital lessons learned from a mass shooting, Kathleen Clem, MD, FACEP
  • Supporting the homeless and mentally ill: a sea of change for security planners, James R. Sawyer, CHS-Diplomate, CHPA, CPP
  • Healthcare identity theft: back to the basics, MichaelS. D’Angelo, CHPA, CPP
  • A proactive approach to securing a hospital setting, Derek Anderson, FACHE, Morgan O’Hare,and John Ferrigno
  • Security’s role in preventing and responding to drug diversions,Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA
  • Leadership and supervision: “the 48-hour rule”  Marc B. Sano
  • So you want to become a consultant,John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • How I spent my summer vacation, Nick Hattenhauer



Volume 33, Number 2 - Shaping the Future of Healthcare Security, Safety and Emergency Management

  • Healthcare Security: the next 20 years, Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA
  • Applying metrics to 21st century healthcare security, Anthony J. Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD) and Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Strategies to diversify your pubic safety workforce, Marilyn, Hollier, MS, CPP, CHPA and Rose Miller, MPA, MSS, CPP, CHPA
  • The Joint Commission: an update on new developments for healthcare security and safety professionals, James Kendig, MS, CHSP, CHCM, CHEM, LHRM
  • When 'red' means "go" a unique approach to customer and vendor relations, Rick Nelson, MPA, CHPA-L, CPP
  • Visitor Screening: best practices and strategies for a modern healthcare facility, James R. Sawyer, CHS-IV, CHPA, CPP and Dan Yaross, MSM,  CPP, CHPA
  • Violence against healthcare workers: persistent trends and appropriate responses, Karim Vellani, CPP, CSC
  • Three new tools to keep patients and staff safer, Marc B. Sano
  • Taking a collaborative approach to to workplace violence prevention, Charles Hodges, MA, CHSS
  • Design and outcomes of an innovative disruptive patients and visitors program, Lance Clemsen, MS, LISW, Doug Vance, Jeff Vande Berg, MS, Joesph Clamon, JD
  • Successful Safety planning and interviewing sessions for domestic and workplace violence victims, Mark McCormick, CHPA
  • The ethics of using plain language in hospital emergency codes, Sage G. Weikel
  • Preventing theft and loss of ID badges, Jodi Miller,
  • Demonstrating the value of security efforts, Cody Mulla, MS CPP, CHPA, CHPP
  • Designing a secure urban trauma center, Scott B. Levy , MBA, CPP, CHSS


Volume 33, Number 1 - New Ways To Deal With Healthcare Security, Safety and Violence

  • Firearm discharges in hospitals: an examination of data from 2006-2016 Tom Aumack, CHPA, Tony W. York, CHPA, CPP, and Katie Eyestone Robots in healthcare security and safety: the future is now. Lew Pincus
  • Five cloud-based physical security measures for healthcare organizations Steve van Till
  • Equipping an urban hospital police and security team with Narcan: part two John Driscoll and Bonnie Michelman, CHPA, CPP
  • Aspects of crime and violence avoidance Anthony J. Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD) and Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Creating a successful workplace violence prevention program for healthcare workers Bryan Warren MBA, CHPA, CPO-1
  • Appropriate elements of a program for preventing violence against healthcare staff. Richard D. Sem, CPP, CSC
  • Training healthcare workers to protect patients from active shooters Lisa Terry, CHPA, CPP
  • One healthcare system's experience with active shooter training Chris Perry, CHPA
  • Threat assessment: managing violently inclined situations Robert J. Martin
  • Safety: off site- out of mind? Thomas Huser, MS, CHSP, CHEP
  • The new CMS emergency preparedness final rule and its impact on healthcare in 2017 Caroline Ramsey Hamilton and Dr. Donald Miller
  • Emergency operations plan: involving security in an emergency situation Kenneth Bukowski
  • Workplace violence and hospital security programs regulatory compliance, program benchmarks, innovative strategies James D. Blando, PhD, Maryalice Nocera, RN, MSN, Marilyn Lou Ridenour, BSN, MBA, MPH, CPH, CIC and Daniel Hartley, EdD
  • Supporting mental health patients - the growing challenge for healthcare security professionals Jim Sawyer, CHS Diplomate, CHPA, CPP
  • The behavioral response team: building a safer hospital Javier Bravo, CHPA
  • You can't sell a secret: ways to demonstrate value and influence Ronald J. Morris MA, CPP, and Julie Panek

Volume 32, Number 2 - Meeting New Responsibilities of Security and Safety

  • Equipping an urban hospital police and security team with Narcan John Driscoll and Bonnie Michelman, CHPA, CPP
  • Are you ready for Medical Cannabis? Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA
  • If we’re not looking, the children will remain missing Kathleen Hackett, RN, BSN, SANE-P
  • Security’s role in supporting a hospital’s Early Intervention Program for inner city children Maria P. Emerson, MA, CCC-SLP
  • The case for body cameras in a healthcare environmentRalph Cummings, PCI
  • Disaster preparedness and response in healthcare:  a review of the basics John M. Demming, CHSS, CAHSO
  • The role of security in the prevention, detection, and response to drug diversion by healthcare personnel Kimberly New, RN, BSN, JD
  • Do it yourself biology- committed hobbyists or dangers to the public safety? Thomas E. Engells, CPP, and Raina MacIntyre
  • The battle against violence in U.S. hospitals:  an analysis of the recent IAHSS Foundation’s healthcare crime surveys Karim H. Vellani
  • All tied up:  the fine art of balancing regulatory restraint compliance and excellent patient care Barbara-Ann Bybel, DHA, MSN, NEA-BC, PMHNP-BC
  • Evaluating the need for firearms in healthcare security Lisa Terry, CHPA, CPP and William Michel Boyer, Esq.
  • The benefits of Taser CEWs in a healthcare setting Jeff Puttkammer, MaEd, CPP, and Richard D. Beougher II, CHPA, CPP
  • A new approach to handling incoming verifications Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD), Bill Roy, and Philip Luizzo
  • Increasing you HCAHPS scores with Extreme Customer Service Joe Clouarte
  • Why security fails Richard D. Sem, CPP, CSC
  • How an acute care hospital reduced workplace violence injuries by more that 50 percent in a single year. Daniel J. Coss, D.Sc., CPP, CHSP, CHEP, Patrice Wilson, MSN, MA , RN, NE-BC, Barbara Schultz, RN, BSN, COHN-S/CM
  • Reducing the risk of patient-generated violence in healthcare:  a case study.Jeff Puttkammer, M.Ed., CPP and Carla Moreno, RN
  • Modern strategy for operational excellence:  building agile and adaptive organizations Raymond J. Gerwitz

Volume 32, Number 1 - Building a Better Security/Safety/Emergency Management Department

  • Cost versus investment: how does the C-suite view the security function? Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-1
  • Adapting healthcare security officer training to changing times, John M. Demming, CHSS, CAHSO
  • IAHSS certification rollout: helping officers succeed, Kit Tarvin-Peek, CHPA
  • Total quality leadership tactics for healthcare security teams, William Losefsky, CHPA, Kevin Mulcahy
  • Shared governance team develops standard onboarding process, Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA
  • Resources available for applying metrics in security and safety programming, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD)
  • Critical partners in domestic violence advocacy - a unique collaboration, Jennifer Goba, CPP
  • What every healthcare facility should do now to reduce the potential for workplace violence, Thomas A. Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • The value of prevention: managing the risks associated with targeted violence and active shooters, Matthew Doherty
  • Workplace violence mitigation: the three-year model, Justin Harnum, CHPA
  • Hospital incident command system: tool for a TJC accreditation survey, Kenneth A. Shaw, CEM, CHPA, CHEP, Karen D. Wilson, MBA, PMP, CEM, CHEP, FACHE. and Judy E. Brown, MSN, MAS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
  • NFPA 99 Chapter 13 and healthcare security management, Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP
  • Light at the end of the rabbit hole: how to determine appropriate lighting levels as part of a total security program, Dana M. Frentz, CHPA
  • Teaching EHRs security with simulation for non-technical healthcare professionals, Mark Gaynor, Tracy Omer, and Jason S. Turner
  • Tourniquet Use By Security Officers, Travis Naito
  • The need for patrol rifles in a hospital setting, Ryan M. Bonacci
  • Predicting violent behavior in clinical settings: a case-control study of a mental health inpatient unit, Kristen E. Miller, DrPH, MSPH, Mark E. Benden, PhD, MS, Eva M. Shipp, PhD, MS, Adam W. Pickens, PhD, MPH, Monica L. Wendel, DrPH, MA, Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, Vince Watts, MD, MPH
  • Use of K-9 units in healthcare: a history, Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA


Volume 31, Number 2 - Confronting Violence In and Near Healthcare Facilities

  • Civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri: security's role in preparing for man-made surge events, Richard B. Bartram
  • Surviving the first five to seven minutes! Jeff Putnam, CPP and William Losefsky, CHPA
  • How to avoid having to "run-hide-fight", James R. Sawyer, CHPA, CCP
  • Threat Assessment Teams, Lisa Pryse Terry, CHPA, CPP
  • Emergency codes: a study of hospital attitudes and practices, Alexandra Mapp, MPH; Jennifer Goldsack, MBA, MChem, MA MS; Leslie Carandang; James W. Buehler, MD; and Seema S. Sonnad, PhD
  • Securing a healthcare facility during street celebrations, Paul Grant
  • Secure partnership: ENA, IAHSS leaders agree on need for continuous team-up, Amy Carpenter Aquino
  • Violence in healthcare - one nursing student's perspective, Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP
  • Improving staff safety and the patient experience through redesign of security's role in the emergency department, Drew Neckar, CHPA, CPP
  • Preventing child sexual abuse in youth-serving organizations, Norman D. Bates, Esq., Christine Army, MA
  • To treat and cure them, you must first keep them safe, Dr. James D. Blair, FACHE
  • Blue ribbon panel hears how to respond to biological and chemical threats, Anthony Kimery
  • Budget reductions vs loss of security training, John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • An alternative view in the development of healthcare security metrics, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (ret. NYPD) and Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Beating plowshares into shields: forging best practices into useful validation tools, Christopher E. Komst
  • Security staff turnover: a positive and a negative, Russell Colling CHPA, CPP
  • Why would I want to work for you? Dan Beaver, CHPA
  • Seven steps for starting and building an effective hospital security K9 program, Mike Angeline, HEM, CHSP, CHCM, CAM

Volume 31, Number 1 - Meeting New and Existing Threats to Healthcare Security, Safety and Emergency Management

  • Security planning for public health emergencies, Bryan Warren, CHPA, CPO-1
  • Infectious disease protection for healthcare security officers, Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP and Jean Arias, BSN, MS, RN
  • How to use security risk assessments to manage risks, prevent violence and deal with new threats, Caroline Ramsey-Hamilton
  • Boosting fire drill participation in hospital settings, Darryl Prosper
  • Hospital emergency preparedness and response during Superstorm Sandy, Findings of the OIG Report
  • A data-driven model for estimating industry average numbers of hospital security staff, Karim H. Vellani CPP, CSC,
  • Robert J. Emery, Dr.PH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM, and Jennifer M. Reingle Gonzalez, PhD
  • Violence throughout the healthcare continuum, Melissa Yanucil and Megan Propati
  • Use of force in the healthcare setting, Todd W. Brubaker, CPP
  • Security basics for long term care facilities, Martin Green, CHPA
  • Three training tenets, Rick Nelson, MPS, CHPA-L, CPP
  • Managing a security contract: the LMIPS way, Tom Vukelich, CHPA
  • Incident reporting: the bureau investigation, Paul Mains, CHPA, CPP, CSC
  • Putting security in the spotlight, Anthony J Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST
  • Difficult conversations: the kind thing to do, Traci VanDecandelaere, CHPA
  • Dealing with difficult people, Roger A. Fournier

Volume 30, Number 2 - Putting the Varied Challenges of Healthcare Security and Safety into Gear

  • Are American hospitals prepared to respond to a mass casualty chemical weapons attack? Benjamin Holstein, Alex Getts, Julia Jimenez and Dr. Gavin MacGregor-Skinner
  • I am responsible for safety, so now what? Alan C. Lynch, CHPA, CHSP, HEM
  • The 2014 IHSSF crime survey, Karim H. Vellani
  • Hospital gun discharge events 2011-2013, Justin Harnum, CHPA
  • Conducted electrical weapons within health care: a comprehensive use of force model, Jeffrey D. Ho, MD, Martin F. Williams and Michael J. Coplen
  • Background checks: a diagnostic tool to decipher deception, Anthony J. Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD), Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP, and Philip F. Luizzo
  • Forensic patients: a policy and protocol discussion, Roger L. Sheets Sr., CHPA
  • Saving our smallest patients, Thomas F. Lynch, Liz Kugler, and Janine Niedziela
  • How better collaboration among all ED services enhances staff safety and patient satisfaction, 
    Anthony S. Notaroberta, PCI
  • Evidence collection and storage policies, Julie Schenck
  • Reducing misdialed 911 calls, Rick Nelson, MPA, CHPA-l, CPP
  • Security awareness: raising the bar at regional clinics/offsite locations, Ronald J. Morris MA, CPP, Laura L. Oswalt, CPP
  • Visiting nurse service and home healthcare visitation safety, Dan Beaver, CHPA
  • Making contact with security, Curt Dooley
  • Sometimes you get what you don't pay for: risks of inadequate security in healthcare, Cpl. Chris Lingerfelt, BS, CAHSO

Volume 30, Number 1 - Looking Ahead to the Future of Healthcare Security and Safety 

  • Security leadership in a changing healthcare world, Thomas A. Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Looking ahead: demonstrating the value of security, Lisa Pryse Terry, CHPA, CPP
  • CMS, conditions of participation and use of force in the healthcare setting, Bryan Warren, CHPA, CPO-I
  • Reducing violence in healthcare facilities, Karim H. Vellani, CPP, CSC
  • TASERS in healthcare: myths and merits, Brian T. Bastianelli
  • The strategic security officer, Charles Hodges, CHSS
  • Should you outsource your hospital’s security services? some things to consider, David V. DiNapoli, CPP
  • Social Engineering: mitigating a stealthy risk, Jos Maas, CISM
  • Accident investigation for the security professional, William R. Losefsky, CHPA and Jeffrey M. Putnam, CPP
  • Where there is smoke, there is fire...of a different kind, Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP
  • Security Customer Services: The Tangibles and Intangibles, James O. Bailey
  • Merging leadership and innovation to secure a large health system, Joseph V. Bellino, CHPA and Sharon Shaw
  • Physical security, HIPAA, and the HHS wall of shame, April Sage
  • HIPAA compliance for vendors and suppliers, John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • Suicide prevention in healthcare, James R. Sawyer, CHPA, CPP
  • Tools for an effective annual review of the security management plan, Matthew Daniel
  • Why the dirty bomb is still ticking, Dr. James D. Blair, FACHE
  • Building a metrics program that matters, George Campbell and Marleah Blades

Volume 29, Number 2 - New Solutions to Current and Future Security/Safety Challenges

  • Hospitals and terrorism: the realities; the future; mitigating risks, James R. Sawyer, CHPA, CPP
  • Armed violent intruders: requiring a prescription for protection, Jeff Hamilton, RN, and Jane Hamilton
  • The insider threat - a new aspect of biosecurity, Thomas E. Engells, CPM, CPP
  • Why healthcare facilities are vulnerable to crime, Victoria A. Mikow-Porto, Ph.D., and Thomas Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Planning high security/high profile events, Mike McCafferty, ASP
  • Redesigning and retrofitting existing facilities for behavioral healthcare, Edward M. Browne, CHFM, FACHE
  • Keeping off-site employees safe, Ronald J. Morris MA, CPP, CHPA and Dan Yaross MSM, CPP, CHPA
  • Background checks: coming up short, John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • More than conventional wisdom--the better way to make and justify security choices, Norman D. Bates, Esq.
  • Project management; considerations for success, Jos Maas, CISM
  • Patience with difficult patients, Timothy J Quist
  • Four ways your security team can impact HCAHPS scores, Alan Butler, CHPA
  • IAHSS-a history of our association, Compiled by Steve Nibbelink, CHPA
  • Eldercare-the coming storm, Dr. James D. Blair, DPA, MHA, FACHE, FABCHS, MCAS
  • Conducting a hazardous vulnerability assessment for a long term care facility, IAHSS Long Term Security Task Force
  • Mobile's impact on hospital IT security in 2013: how your institution can adapt to BYOD, Bill Ho

Volume 29, Number 1 - Preparing for Future Threats to Healthcare Security and Safety

  • The changing face of hospital security: re-tooling for the future, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST (Ret. NYPD) and Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Preparing for and responding to severe weather, Paul M. Sarnese, CHPA, MSE, CPM
  • Why some ignore public health disaster warnings, Chris Perry, Wendy Pulley, Joshua Paugh, Scott Mignot, Gavin MacGregor-Skinner
  • Securing your hospital in a family and friends environment, Michael D 'Angelo, CPP
  • Active threat: the hidden terror within the community, Dr. David Millen
  • Violence prevented: the anatomy of a near miss, Drew Neckar, CPP
  • A physical security evaluation tool for elopement prevention in a behavioral/mental health setting, Don MacAlister, CHPA
  • Hospital security: "protecting the business", Jos Maas
  • Healthcare security staffing for smaller facilities: where science meets art, Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-I
  • Security management internship program: a great recruiting tool for your company, Dan Yaross, MSM, CHPA, CPP and Ronald J. Morris, MA, CHPA, CPP
  • Burnout/stress management: how to reduce burnout and stress in the workplace, Brian Matula, CHEP
  • Let's talk conflict: using mediation in healthcare security disputes, Brad Armstrong, MS, CHPA
  • A field training program for healthcare public safety officers, Anthony N. Potter, MS, CHPA-F, CPP, FAAFS, FA CHE and Scott E. Debbold

Volume 28, Number 2 - Better Ideas for Better Security/Safety Performance

  • Staffing benchmarks: a model for determining how many security officers are enough, Karim H. Vellani, CPP, CSC, Robert J. Emery, PhD, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM and Nathan Parker
  • A well-planned security program can help determine FTE needs, Michael W. Dunning
  • Public safety training as a force multiplier, Anthony N. Potter, MS, CHPA-F, CPP, FAAFS, FACHE and Craig A. Woodruff, CHPA
  • Security's role in PFCC, Perry Spencer, CHPA, CPP
  • A customer service journey, Traci VanDecandelaere, CHPA
  • Developing and implementing a security plan in a non-typical healthcare facility, Ernie Sandoval, CHPA
  • Workplace violence prevention: team collaboration is the key, Anthony S. Notaroberta, PCI
  • How to prevent workplace violence incidents and improve security using baseline security assessments, Caroline Ramsey Hamilton, CHS III
  • Handling restraining orders in a health-related facility, William Losefsky, CHPA and Joseph Bellino, CHPA, CHEM, CSE
  • Forensic patients - who is watching them? John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • Preparing a well-written report: an essential skill for the public safety officer, David A. Guest Jr., CHPA
  • Gangs and healthcare security: preparation and education are the keys, Charles D. Moore Sr., CHPA
  • Your hospital is moving: concerns for the security leader, Robert Brian Sallee II, CHPA
  • Moving day: a case history, Paul Sarnese
  • The varied roles of the crime prevention expert, Anthony J. Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, CPS (Ret. NYPD)
  • Healthcare standards compliance--a timely primer, Chief Donald E. White, BSAJ, CHAP, CHCM, CHEP
  • Critical infrastructure protection, Kim M. Deitz, CHPA, CPP, PSP
  • If Disney ran your security department, Russell F. Jones, PhD, CHPA, CPP
  • Insider threats: the myths, truths and tactics for mitigation, Alan Brill, CISSP, CFE, CIPP, FAAFS, and Brian Lapidus, CHP

Volume 28, Number 1 - Thinking Inside and Outside the Box

  • Watching the behavioral patient-a patient centered team approach, John A. DiNovo
  • Hospital security and patient elopement: protecting patients and your healthcare facility, Thomas A. Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Aspects of controlling fraud in healthcare facilities: taking the threat seriously, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE and Bernard Scaglione, CPP, CHPA, CHSP
  • Drugs, drugs - who has the drugs? Dr. James Blair, DPA, MHA, FACHE, FABCHS, MCAS
  • An approach to security risk assessment, Thomas E. Engells, CPP, MS, MA
  • Active life threatening violence - are you prepared? Thomas J. Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Four hospitals in the path of killer tornadoes-what happened before…during…after, Joanne Friedrick
  • Recruiting and selection of healthcare public safety officers, Anthony N. Potter, MS, CHPA-F, CPP, FAAFS, and David A. Guest, CHPA
  • Women in healthcare security: overcoming the pitfalls to success, Susan Solimini
  • Rape aggression defense and workplace violence prevention, Sarah Steelman Wells
  • Managing officer morale in 2012, Chris Cromer
  • "Tag you're it" -providing flawless customer service in the healthcare security environment, Michael V. Hogan, CPP
  • The Joint Commission: an update on the environment of care and life safety challenges for 2011. Dean H. Samet, CHSP
  • OSHA in healthcare -- out of sight, out of mind? Dr. Scott Harris, PhD, MSPH
  • The efficacy of best practices in recovery from cyberattacks, William Losefsky, MBA, CHPA
  • The electronic security partnership of safety/security and information systems departments, J. Art Yow, MBA, CHPA, CHSIII
  • Security's role in morgue operations: needed--a foolproof plan, John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • Baby, it's cold outside, Rhonda Kissane, CAPP
  • Enforcing the new 'total' hospital smoking bans, Robert R. Rusting


Volume 27, Number 2 – Making Headway against Healthcare Violence and Crime

  • Preventing violence at work, Bonnie S. Michelman, CPP, CHPA
  • Workplace violence in hospitals: safe havens no more, Bryan Warren, CHPA
  • Workplace violence prevention education after JCSEA 45, Scott Buff
  • Critical issues on gun violence in the hospital workplace, James Sawyer, CPP, CHPA and Caroline Ramsey-Hamilton
  • JAMA coverage of the Johns Hopkins shootings: a dissenting view, Dr. James Blair, DPA, MHA, FACHE, FABCHS
  • The IHSSF 2011 prisoner escape study, Victoria A. Mikow-Porto, PhD and Thomas A. Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Developing a strategic security plan, Anthony N. Potter, CHPA-F, CPP, FAAFS, FACHE
  • The strategy for winning support and resources, Cindy M. Mangan, CHPA
  • Linking hospital security to customer service: making the case for ‘world class’ security, Scott A. Hill, MS, CPP, CHPA
  • For healthcare security professionals: using crime analysis to solve problems in 15 small steps, Karim H. Vellani, CPP, CSC
  • The Long Ranger, Superman, George Hathaway and successful leadership, Lisa B. Pryse, CHPA, CPP
  • Combating employee theft in the healthcare industry, Christopher T. Marquet
  • Responding to life safety needs in behavioral healthcare, Mark Berger
  • Bio-Preparedness in the health system environment, Tzviel ‘BK’ Blankchtein
  • Suicide and the parking garage, Isaiah Mouw, CAPP, and Andy Troth, CAPP

Volume 27, Number 1 - Upgrading Healthcare Security; Preparing For a More Productive Future

  • Building high performance security teams from the ground up, William R. Losefsky, CHPA
  • Justifying your existence through security assessments, Norman D. Bates, Esq.
  • Safety and security risk assessments - now demystified! Chief Donald E. White, BSAJ, CHSP, CHCM, CHEP
  • Downsizing of security, John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • Switching to IP cameras: one person's journey, Thomas P. Pruneau
  • Integrating location into hospital and healthcare facility emergency management, Ric Skinner, GISP
  • Turn over folders: a proven tool in succession management planning, Thomas E. Engells, CPP, MS, MA
  • Aspects of hospital security: protecting the VIP, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST, Bernard J. Scaglione, CHPA, CPP, Michael Walsh
  • Patient visitation rights - the CMS final rule, Linda M. Glasson, CHPA
  • Establishing a higher level of security and law enforcement at a medical school, Lisa B. Pryse, CHPA, CPP
  • Hospital security strategies, Fred Miehl, CPP
  • Resident elopement: case study and lessons learned, Linda Williams, RN
  • Benchmark study on patient privacy and data security, Ponemon Institute© Research Report
  • Needed: reliable information on violent incidents and crime in healthcare facilities, Victoria A. Mikow-Porto, PhD and Thomas Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Emergency department visits involving underage alcohol use: 2008, Drug Abuse Warning Network
  • Active threat response in the health system, Tzviel Blankchtein
  • Designing snow- and ice-friendly facilities, Brian Birch and Dave Hessong
  • Operating snow and ice-friendly parking facilities, Richard L. Hanneman
  • Could hospitals cope with insider terrorist threats? Dr. James Blair, DPA, MHA, FACHE, FABCHS
  • Safety first, the motto for a disaster response plan, Patty Skoglund, RN
  • Checklist of NIMS elements for healthcare, Wisconsin Hospital Emergency Preparedness Leadership

Volume 26, Number 2 - New Insight into Healthcare Crime, Disaster Response, Special Patients

  • The IAHSS 2010 crime and security trends survey, Victoria A. Mikow-Porto, PhD and Thomas Smith, CHPA, CPP
  • Minimizing liability during internal investigations, Cole Morris, CPP, CFE, MPA
  • Security auditing: a prescription for keeping protection programs healthy, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST
  • Forensic patients: it's 2:00 am-do you know where your risks are? Jason T. Bittle, CPP, CHSS
  • A security/safety survey of long term care facilities, Jonathan R. Acorn, CHPA
  • The dementia/Alzheimer's population and the security officer, William Losefsky, CHPA
  • A VA medical center's PTSD residential recovery program, Donald E. Devaney
  • Best practices of hospital security planning for patient surge-a comparative analysis of three national systems, Erin Downey, MPH, ScD and Anjanette Hebert, CHPA
  • Blizzards! savvy healthcare security strategies, Chief Donald E. White, BSAJ, CHSP, CHCM, CHEP
  • Emergency preparedness: planning considerations for a response to a bomb threat or incident, Jeff Puttkammer, M.Ed
  • How can hospitals be better prepared? A case study of an exercise design program and its effect on a real-life event, Julie Bulson MPA, BSN, RN and Tim Bulson, MS
  • It will never happen here, right? Fay A. Rozovsky, JD, MPh, DFASHRM
  • Murderers among us, Ellen Berlin
  • Hospitals are dangerous places, Albert L. de Richemond, MS, PE

Volume 26, Number 1 - Making the Most of Networking Opportunities for Improving Managerial Skills

  • Security's role in today’s Joint Commission surveys, Chief Donald E. White, BSAJ, CHSP, CHCM, CHEP
  • Aspects of preparing for a regulatory audit, Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST and Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP, CHPA
  • Beyond a shadow of doubt: networking with your peers, Dan Beaver, CHPA
  • Conversations with Commanders: a tool for organizational learning, Thomas E. Engells, MS, MA, CPP and William H. Adcox, MBA
  • The keys to a successful security project, Ronald J. Morris, MA, CHPA, CPP and Cliff Smith
  • Managing the exercise process for success, Patrick C. Wade, MUS, CHPA, CPP and Joey Hunter
  • Working together: public law enforcement and private security, Harold T. Jones
  • Taking the trauma out of security, Thomas F. Lynch, Robert Horton, and Monica M. Wynne
  • When cultures collide, Thomas W. Knowles
  • Metal detectors: security vs. customer service, Mustapha B. Rhimi, CHPA
  • Violence against nurses working in US emergency departments, Jessica Gacki-Smith, MPH, Altair M. Juarez, MPH, Lara Boyett, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, CEN, Cathy Homeyer, MSN, RN, CEN, Linda Robinson, BSN, RN, SANE, DVNE, CEN, CFN, Susan L. MacLean, PhD, RN
  • Approaching an upset person: body language and verbal communications, Ronald W. Ouellette
  • Effective strategies for hospital parking garage security, Noli Alarcon, PE and Megan Leinart, LEED AP BD+C
  • The role of CCTV in today's parking access and revenue control systems, Karen Tallent, CPP, CAPP
  • Fire training put to the test, Bruce R. Irvine

Volume 25, Number 2 – Redefining Healthcare Security’s Role in the US and Abroad

  • Case study: adapting the IAHSS curriculum in Thailand, Richard J. Goss, CPP
  • Securing Australia’s hospitals, Bruce R. Irvine
  • A Survey of pandemic influenza preparedness and response capabilities in Chicago area hospital security departments, David P. Kimmerly, CSC
  • Prepare now for pandemic readiness security and patient surge, William R. Petitt
  • Auditing hospital security: is your security program in compliance?  Anthony Luizzo, PhD, CFE, CST and Bernard J. Scaglione, CPP
  • Making today’s healthcare facilities safer and secure, Bruce A. Canal, CPP and Tony York, CHPA, CPP
  • Designing a “safe room” on a medical nursing unit floor, David Corbin
  • The role of security in the pediatric psychiatric environment, Daniel Theile and Bruce Snyder
  • Handwriting analysis as an invaluable tool for today’s security professional, William Losefsky
  • Saving lives securely, Laura Spadanuta
  • From robbery to renewal – a case study: realizing security opportunities in the wake of a critical incident, Jason T. Bittle, CPP, CHSS
  • Selection, training and retention of an armed private security department, David B. Hollar, CHPA
  • Shifting liability? when police officers ‘drop off’ a person in the ER, John M. White, CHPA, CPP
  • Preventing hospital gun violence: best practices for security professionals to review and adopt, James R. Sawyer, CHPA, CPP
  • The SEO (Security Entrance Officer): a wave of the future for healthcare security, Edward Panell, CHPA
  • Reducing on the job injuries, Roderick Allen, CHPA

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