Hospitals Against Violence

May 2, 2022
A survey published in Workplace Health and Safety revealed that nearly 45% of nurses encountered physical violence and more than two-thirds were victims of verbal abuse in early 2020. The AHA is urging the attorney general to support legislation that would create federal protections from…
Apr 25, 2022
While we are hopeful that the nation may be rounding the corner in the battle against COVID-19, the health care workforce continues to contend with many immediate challenges related to the pandemic, as well as a health care landscape that has been deeply altered.
Apr 18, 2022
Our workforce continues to confront a landscape deeply altered by the pandemic’s effects. This is especially true of nurses, who are essential in all aspects of health care delivery.
Mar 16, 2022
March 16, 2022 The Honorable Troy Carter U.S. House of Representatives 506 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representative Carter:
Jan 26, 2022
Over the past seven years, Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Georgia has dramatically reduced workplace violence. Its comprehensive violence prevention program, which encompasses everything from security bedside threat assessments to violence risk assessments conducted by clinical…
Jan 26, 2022
MLK Jr. Community Healthcare in Los Angeles, Calif., has the second busiest emergency department in Los Angeles County.
Jan 26, 2022
In 2019, leaders at St. Joseph’s Hospital of Buckhannon in West Virginia, a critical access hospital, realized they needed to strengthen their security presence and add safety controls to their facility. security presence and add safety controls to their facility.
Jan 26, 2022
From 2019 to 2020, Omaha, Neb.-based CHI Health reduced staff assaults resulting in injuries by 50%.