Emergency Room Violence

Read: Fight Breaks Out in Silver Cross Hospital ER Over Infant’s Death

Fight Breaks Out in Silver Cross Hospital ER Over Infant’s Death

The melee was between two different foster families who were both helping raise the 6-month-old baby girl.

Read: Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

IAHSS’ latest hospital crime survey found that in 2019, Type 2 assaults jumped 25% and aggravated assaults more than doubled compared to the previous year.

Read: How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

Four campus protection pros describe how they vet their electronic security contractors and the top challenges they must address.

Read: Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

The suspect attacked the hospital security officer with his fist and a pen-styled knife.

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospitals ED.

Read: Man with Gun Outside Wisconsin ER Fatally Shot by Police

Man with Gun Outside Wisconsin ER Fatally Shot by Police

When the officers arrived, they found the suspect carrying a handgun near the emergency room.

Read: UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

The nurses claim UC Davis, UCLA and UC San Francisco haven’t developed comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans, which are required by CAL OSHA.

Read: Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Mandatory at All Calif. Hospitals

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Mandatory at All Calif. Hospitals

The new mandate requires all acute-care hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities in California to have comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans.

Read: Delnor Hospital (Ill.) Hostage Situation Leads to Death of Forensic Patient

Delnor Hospital (Ill.) Hostage Situation Leads to Death of Forensic Patient

Tywon Salters had held a nurse hostage inside Delnor Hospital for nearly five hours.

Read: Rhode Island Hospital Lockdown Follows Emergency Department Fight

Rhode Island Hospital Lockdown Follows Emergency Department Fight

A triple shooting at a nearby club prompted a large group of visitors to enter the facility.

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