Healthcare Security Alert, APRIL 2014
In 2010, Tom Aumack, CHPA, HSS security program manager at Cheyenne (Wyo.) Regional Medical Center, had been unofficially tracking weapons discharges throughout the country based on news reports. Losing steam, he was considering abandoning his side project when a security officer at the medical center told him of an incident at Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland, Wyo.?a 25-bed hospital located approximately 70 miles north of Cheyenne?where a man had committed suicide in the hospital parking lot.