Nurse Safety

Read: NorthShore University Health to Pay $10.3 Million in COVID Vaccine Mandate Lawsuit

NorthShore University Health to Pay $10.3 Million in COVID Vaccine Mandate Lawsuit

Fourteen healthcare workers sued NorthShore University HealthSystem after they were denied religious exemptions for the vaccinations.

Read: Hospital Workplace Violence Up More Than 14% in New Jersey

Hospital Workplace Violence Up More Than 14% in New Jersey

The rate of physical attacks on New Jersey healthcare workers increased 11% over the past three years, while verbal abuse rose by 25%.

Read: How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

In conjunction with implementing best safety practices and staff training, wearable panic buttons can improve nurse safety.

Read: 2 Nurses, Doctor Stabbed Inside Los Angeles Hospital

2 Nurses, Doctor Stabbed Inside Los Angeles Hospital

Three Encino Hospital Medical Center clinicians were stabbed by a patient asking for medical treatment for anxiety.

Read: Metrasens Ultra™ Detection System Now Offered to Healthcare Facilities

Metrasens Ultra™ Detection System Now Offered to Healthcare Facilities

Xact ID™ detection technology is said to boost detection capabilities as an enabler for safer healthcare environments.

Read: Hospital Violent Crime Increased 47% Last Year

Hospital Violent Crime Increased 47% Last Year

IAHSS’s latest crime survey found that the rate of murders, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults at U.S. hospitals dramatically increased in 2021.

Read: How Security at Reid Health Helped Clinicians During COVID

How Security at Reid Health Helped Clinicians During COVID

Director of the Year Healthcare finalist Randy Kolentus discusses how his security team was able to provide non-medical assistance to Reid Health’s overwhelmed clinicians.

Read: Nurse Survey Finds Increases in Workplace Violence, Moral Distress, and Unsafe Staffing

Nurse Survey Finds Increases in Workplace Violence, Moral Distress, and Unsafe Staffing

From March 2021 to March of this year, there was a 119% rise in small or significant increases in workplace violence.

Read: Study: Pandemic Healthcare Workers, Combat Veterans Share Similar Trauma

Study: Pandemic Healthcare Workers, Combat Veterans Share Similar Trauma

Moral injury, a type of post-traumatic stress, is experienced by frontline healthcare workers at about the same rate as veterans who served in combat after 9/11.

Read: Study: Public Health Workers Faced Widespread Harassment During Pandemic

Study: Public Health Workers Faced Widespread Harassment During Pandemic

More than half of the public health departments that responded to the survey said their employees experienced harassment.

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