The Future of Healthcare Physical Security

Protecting Patients and Other Assets 

Step into the future of healthcare security as we unravel its fascinating evolution and uncover new and emerging trends. Join our visionary speaker, Tony York, CPP, CHPA, on a journey through violence prevention strategies, integration of security principles into healthcare facilities, and groundbreaking advancements in data-driven approaches. 

This webinar will focus on how to develop a holistic and proactive approach to physical security that integrates people, processes, and technologies. The goal is to equip physical security guard business owners with the tools they need to prepare for ever-evolving physical security risks and promote organizational resilience.  

During this session, you’ll learn how to:  

  • Describe the historical evolution of healthcare security, including key milestones and factors that have shaped the field.  
  • Explain how people, processes, and technology have evolved commensurate with current healthcare security trends. 
  • Leverage evidence-based approaches to improve healthcare security, including the new IAHSS data warehouse and incident categorization framework. 
  • Prepare for future trends in healthcare security, including how to train staff and equip them with the tools necessary to succeed in a dynamic environment. 

Completion of this course provides 1 CPE credit to maintain APP, CPP, and PSP credentials. 

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Tony W. York, CPP, CHPA

Executive Vice President - Healthcare, Paladin Group of Companies

Well-known for being an engaging and influential leader in the healthcare security field, Tony has had a tremendous impact on shaping the overarching policies and procedures widely used in all leading healthcare facilities. He is a Past President and Board Chair of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety and co-author of Hospital and Healthcare Security, which is widely considered to be the definitive book on hospital security.   

A founding member and contributing author to the Security Design Guidelines for Healthcare Facilities, Tony has won numerous awards for his contributions to the advancement of healthcare security.  

As Executive Vice President for the Paladin Security Group, he is growing and strengthening the healthcare specific offerings for its family of companies – Paladin Security, PalAmerican Security, Paladin Risk Solutions and Paladin Technologies. 

Realizing the importance of integrating security principles into the business community and being more versed in the business of security, he acquired an Executive MBA from the University of Denver. He previously obtained a Master of Science in Loss Prevention and Safety from Eastern Kentucky University. 



This session has been approved through ASIS Preferred CPE Provider Program and is preapproved for recertification credit. A certificate of attendance will be provided in a follow-up email. Candidates will need to provide proof of attendance when self-reporting this activity.


Thinkcurity is an ASIS Preferred CPE Provider. 

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