Stabbing at Arizona hospital leads to lawsuit, questions about patient safety and security (ABC 15 – Arizona)

“Aaron Wallace was sleeping when he was attacked in his bed.

The patient at the Arizona State Hospital was stabbed by Reuben Murray, a fellow patient with a murderous past, who was wandering the halls unsupervised in the middle of the night with a sharpened pencil, according to a recent lawsuit filed against the state.”

The hospital security environment is extremely complex. Making hospitals safer requires great technology properly integrated with efficient security staff.