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IAHSS Reveals Your Road Map to Excellence in Healthcare Security and Safety

Thursday, February 25, 2016  
Posted by: Laura Crisman
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February 25, 2016


IAHSS Reveals Your Road Map to Excellence in Healthcare Security and Safety 

At the 48th Annual Conference and Exhibition

The International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) will be hosting their 48th Annual Conference & Exhibition (AC&E) “Your Road Map to Excellence in Healthcare Security and Safety” in Charlotte, NC, May 22 – 25, 2016. This year’s program includes inspiring presentations from George Masi, President and CEO of Harris Health System, Greg Jones, Managing Director of Diversity & Inclusion at United Airlines and Joe Clouatre, CEO of Innovative Business Partners.


New learning opportunities at this year’s AC&E include breakout sessions that enable attendees to learn in a more intimate and interactive setting. The three breakout session tracks include: Leadership / Management, Investigations, and Safety / Emergency Management / Risk Management. The AC&E also features general sessions covering relevant topics in healthcare security, safety and emergency management including:

  • Leading in Turbulent Times: Health System Security and Safety Imperatives - A View from the C-Suite
  • How to Influence and Communicate with The Powers That Be
  • Three Perspectives, One Goal: Reducing the Risk and Impact of Violence In Healthcare Facilities
  • Diversity & Inclusion: An Honest Conversation
  • Extreme Customer Service® for Non-Clinical Staff in Healthcare
  • Make Actual Evidence Based Security Decisions: Avoiding Garbage-in/Garbage-out
  • Updates and Tips for a Successful Joint Commission Survey
  • Body Cameras in a Healthcare Environment


Each year seasoned healthcare security and safety leaders come together with industry newcomers to discover the latest best practices, tools and expertise to improve security, safety and emergency management programs within healthcare facilities. Other sessions offered include the Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator exam review, a Chapter Leadership Summit, an emergency management basics overview, a basic elements of healthcare security management and an industry guidelines workshop.


Every year - as part of the AC&E, the IAHSS Foundation presents their Recognition Awards Program, which commemorates achievements for security programs, individuals and IAHSS Chapters for overall excellence and exceptional contributions in the fields of healthcare security, safety and emergency management.






The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) is the only organization solely dedicated to professionals involved in managing and directing security and safety programs in healthcare facilities. IAHSS is a professional association with more than 2,000 members who are healthcare security, law enforcement, safety and emergency management leaders.  For nearly fifty years, IAHSS has educated and served members and the profession by offering exclusive resources and benefits including industry and design guidelines, local and international educational and networking opportunities, and the celebrated bi-annual Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  IAHSS has certified tens of thousands of dedicated professionals who keep healthcare facilities, patients, staff and visitors safe. IAHSS offers the Basic, Advanced and Supervisor certifications, a Safety Certificate Program, and maintains the prestigious Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) certification, the standard for the healthcare security leader dedicated to the profession. 


Contact Information:
Name: Laura Crisman
Phone: 630-529-3913



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