Chapter 22. Off-Campus Considerations
In this chapter, the main focus of discussion pertains to security of medical center facilities that are not located on the main campus. It should be noted, however, that there are thousands of private patient care facilities that also have security risks that require various elements of security protection. These private organizations, such as physicians’ offices, surgery centers, dentists’ offices, rehabilitation services, and the like, face the potential of experiencing major security incidents. Physicians being assaulted in their offices and even murdered are all-too-frequent occurrences. In June 2009, Dr. George Tiller was shot to death at his church by a gunman who was apparently upset that Dr. Tiller ...

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