Healthcare Facility Security Planning for Patient Surge Events

Presented by Campus Safety


60 minutes


This presentation will detail security sensitive areas common to most healthcare facilities and the challenges faced when a public health emergency occurs resulting in a sudden influx of people requiring emergency treatment, also known as a patient surge event.

By the end of this webcast, attendees will:

  • Identify common security sensitive areas in hospitals and healthcare facilities
  • Understand what constitutes a "patient surge event"
  • Learn about available resources to assist in developing plans and countermeasures for criminal activity during such events
  • Understand the importance of public / private partnerships in preparing for such incidents


Session Speakers:


Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-I, President, War-Sec Security
President and chief consultant at War-Sec Security and has over 29 years in the healthcare security, safety and emergency management fields. Bryan is a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator as well as Certified Protection Officer Instructor and has served on a number of national taskforces including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Department of Health and Human Services Office of Infrastructure Protection and the Joint Counter-terrorism Assessment Team (JCAT).



Jake Young, National Director – Facilities Technology, ARC
Jake Young has 10+ years of experience in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space. His wealth of knowledge gained from numerous consulting and engineering roles makes him an expert in client implementation of SaaS (cloud based) technology solutions to achieve breakthrough productivity.

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