Healthcare security: a specialized field
Healthcare security should be considered a specialized field. The generalized idea that security in a healthcare setting represents a front, a presence, or a sort of compliance tactic is archaic. Over the years, the security profession has graduated into an honorable and purpose-driven field, particularly in the healthcare industry. Companies and organizations that have security, whether contract or in-house, should be seen not as progressive, but as the standard.
Staff and patients know that they are coming to a safe place, which constitutes the mission of healthcare security. Structure, the backing of a legal department, a facility director’s...