This study will look at how healthcare security directors are planning and evaluating security budgets, shopping for innovative products and systems, developing preventive procedures inclusive of physical and cyber-threats and creating their own performance metrics.
Our team has partnered with Bentley University and Garrett Seivold to conduct primary research to collect first hand data and insights. Garrett, a trained journalist covering corporate security for industry professionals for nearly two decades and recognized for outstanding writing, investigative reporting, and instructional journalism will be creating the final report entitled – Key Benchmarks in Healthcare Security.
The report will be released at Security in Healthcare Summit October 24-25 and will be free for attendees and sponsors. This report will be an invaluable tool for security directors of healthcare organizations as well as security solution providers and integrators will be available for $1850 post event.
Understanding the resources and requirements needed to protect a hospital and how they are designed to fit together is key. Knowing the value of this helps push a hospital to be more proactive regarding its security defense, rather than simply fixing whatever hole was most recently exposed.
“There is always the trend in healthcare where decision makers pay attention to media and make decisions due to emergency situations.”
– Hospital Security Management professional, Focus Group December 2017.
The Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center was already in the process of upgrading its security equipment and procedures when its ICU was the scene of a fatal shooting last September by a patient’s son.
Security is emerging as a major concern among physicians running their own practices and dealing with outside organizations. A study by the AMA and consulting firm Accenture reveals that over 80% have had run ins with some forms of cyberattack. Now 55% of 1300 surveyed are either very or extremely concerned with cyberattacks on their practices.
Our 2018 Key Benchmarks in Healthcare Security will allow security management professionals to cost-effectively improve security by providing detailed information on security measures taken by other hospitals as well as a myriad of other aspects of security operations.
Our 2018 Key Benchmarks in Healthcare Security Coming Soon!