Thank you for your interest in HSS Inc., America’s premier specialized security partner. And Colorado’s leading provider of Biomedical Services and Security Systems Integration.

HSS is the nation’s leading security partner and has been raising the industry standard since 1967. We are the premiere security leaders in two high risk industries: healthcare and aviation. Healthcare is our company heritage and we are proud to be the only security services provider founded by hospitals. We offer turnkey security solutions with a full array of value-added services that are innovative, cost-effective and patient-focused for today’s most pressing healthcare security issues. As the industry leader, HSS has continued to diversify expertise across Healthcare Security, Aviation/Airport Security, Government Services, Security Systems Integration, Equipment Management & Sales, and Emergency Management Solutions amongst several other niche specialties that create safer environments.

What sets us apart from our competitors is our continual drive at enriching our client partnership. We create world class customer experiences to enhance the value of our clients’ organizations. No other firm can rival the experience, expertise and specialized training of the HSS team. After 45+ years all of our founding member hospitals remain HSS customers. We work to maintain an unprecedented 95%+ retention rate and we succeed because we care – our partnerships speak volumes about our integrity and commitment. We strive to see ourselves through our clients’ eyes and to anticipate their every need, every time.

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Free White Paper: Reducing the Risk of Patient-Generated Violence in Healthcare

White PaperManaging violence in healthcare is a challenge for most hospitals. Leaders continue to look for evidence-based practices that provide effective solutions to mitigate this very real risk. HSS’s TEAM and ED-Safe programs have been shown to positively impact lost work time due to violence, increase staff engagement scores, reduce staff utilization requests for outside de-escalation assistance due to violent patients, and improve staff compliance/engagement in aggression management training. Download HSS’s white paper, “Reducing the Risk of Patient-Generated Violence in Healthcare,” to learn how our multi-faceted approach at Methodist Health System created a culture of safety within their emergency departments.

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HSS In the News

  • Marina JohnsonHSS Chief Information Officer Marina Johnson was a finalist for the Colorado Technology Association APEX Award–CIO of the Year for 2014. The annual APEX Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievers in Technology and Information Technology, were presented at a November 5 dinner attended by more than 800 Colorado technology leaders and companies. Read more...
  • At St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colo., Security Officers Tami Lacy, Dennis Fink, and Rose Martinez responded to an ER security standby call to help nursing staff facilitate the arrival of an agitated patient with altered mental status. After healthcare workers deemed it necessary, the officers assisted in applying restraints “in a courteous and empathetic manner,” wrote Brad Briner, RN. Read more...
  • Jeff Puttkammer, Director of Learning and Development for HSS’s Institute for Leadership, Education, Advancement, and Development (iLEAD™), presented at the 4th International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector. The conference, held October 22–24 in Miami, Fla., targeted concrete and sustainable initiatives, projects, and research to combat violence in healthcare. For Puttkammer, the conference highlight was bringing home the Best Scientific Poster award for  “Reducing the Risk of Patient-Generated Violence: A Case Study,” which he co-wrote with HSS COO Tony York and Carla Moreno, RN, VP of Nursing for Methodist Healthcare System. Read more...
  • HSS security teams are trained to defuse active shooter incidents, but HSS can also empower staff at its customer locations with the knowledge to respond quickly, effectively, and safely to protect themselves and their patients. HSS offers active shooter trainings that are fully compliant with numerous accrediting body guidelines through its proprietary emergency management program, EM Solutions™. During the past two years, EM Solutions has trained more than 6,000 participants in active shooter prevention and response, including webinar presentations on behalf of the Colorado Hospital Association and for W.W. Grainger. Read on...
  • Our nation’s citizens and healthcare workers deserve reliable protection from the threat of Ebola. Epidemiologists believe preparedness is of primary importance because we do not know when or where the next Ebola patient will present. HSS’s EM Solutions™ emergency preparedness program offers our healthcare customers comprehensive training to identify, respond to, and contain the deadly virus should it strike at their facility. Led by our experienced on-staff experts, EM Solutions’ three-hour Ebola Virus Disease Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training provides frontline staff with the proper training, education, and hands-on experience with PPE utilization and infection control guidance. Click here to learn how this invaluable course can help your facility mount its strongest response to Ebola and other infectious diseases.

    NEW! Click here to discover how HSS EM Solutions has partnered with HSS Aviation & Government Services to offer PPE training to its airport customers so they too can defend against biological threats.
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