Workplace Violence

Nov 20, 2018
A shooting yesterday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago left four people dead, including two hospital workers, a police officer and the shooter.
May 2, 2022
The ad spotlights the pandemic’s toll on the nation’s health care workforce, noting that nearly 45% of nurses encountered physical violence and over two-thirds were victims of verbal abuse in early 2020. 
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 25, 2022
AHA Board Chair Wright L. Lassiter III is joined by Debbie Hatmaker, chief nursing officer of the American Nurses Association Enterprise.
Mar 24, 2022
The AHA yesterday urged the Department of Justice to support legislation that would give health care workers the same legal protections as flight crews and airport workers.
Mar 24, 2022
AHA requests Attorney General Merrick Garland's support for legislation that would protect health care workers from assault and intimidation.
Mar 23, 2022
Our nation’s health care workers deserve the same protections and the same commitment from the Department of Justice. We therefore urge Attorney General Merrick Garland to support legislation, modeled after 18 U.S.C. § 46504, that would provide similar protections as those that currently exist for…