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Hospital Violence

Read: Nurse Beaten to Death in Froedtert Hospital Parking Garage

Nurse Beaten to Death in Froedtert Hospital Parking Garage

It appears that no one was watching the live feed that caught the brutal attack, leaving the hospital’s security in question.

Read: UMD Medical School Employee on Life Support After Being Shot

UMD Medical School Employee on Life Support After Being Shot

Baltimore City Police say the victim and the suspected gunman know each other but did not give details on a possible motive.

Read: Canadian Psychiatric Hospital Fined $650K for Failure to Protect Workers

Canadian Psychiatric Hospital Fined $650K for Failure to Protect Workers

The BC Forensic Psychiatric Hospital has had a long history of violent patient attacks against nurses and other staff members.

Read: Healthcare Security Pros: Take the IAHSS Crime Survey!

Healthcare Security Pros: Take the IAHSS Crime Survey!

The IAHSS questionnaire has been revised and will only take about 15 minutes to complete.

Read: Delnor Hospital Nurse Receives $7.2M in Hostage Lawsuit Settlement

Delnor Hospital Nurse Receives $7.2M in Hostage Lawsuit Settlement

Three other nurses filed additional lawsuits against Kane County and received settlement money, bringing the total amount to $7.9 million.

Read: Hospital Workplace Violence Prevention and Awareness Done Right

Hospital Workplace Violence Prevention and Awareness Done Right

CS Healthcare Director of the Year Robert W. Field, Jr.’s workplace violence program at RWJ University Hospital Hamilton decreased the need for security interventions by 42 percent.

Read: Psychiatric Patient Attacks Washington Hospital Nurse

Psychiatric Patient Attacks Washington Hospital Nurse

A psychiatric ward patient attacked a nurse by biting off her earlobe in the latest attack on a staff member at Western State Hospital.

Read: Why You Should be Using Red Teams to Enhance Hospital Security

Why You Should be Using Red Teams to Enhance Hospital Security

Red Teams can evaluate campus protection measures and challenge your assumptions about how secure your hospital is against the threats posed by criminals, terrorists and others.

Read: Ex-Doctor Sentenced to Death for Revenge Killing of 4 People in Nebraska

Ex-Doctor Sentenced to Death for Revenge Killing of 4 People in Nebraska

A former Creighton University medical resident linked to two separate attacks that killed four people in Nebraska has been sentenced to death.

Read: Doctors Propose ‘Secure, Preserve, Fight’ Strategy for Hospital Active Shooters

Doctors Propose ‘Secure, Preserve, Fight’ Strategy for Hospital Active Shooters

A recent editorial published in the New England Journal of Medicine recommends the new strategy for areas of hospitals with incapacitated patients.

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