Nurse Safety

Read: Workplace Violence Continues to Plague U.S. Hospitals

Workplace Violence Continues to Plague U.S. Hospitals

Here’s some more research on hospital workplace violence, as well as information on three more incidents that happened recently.

Read: Milestone Systems Announces Specialized Video Management Solution for Healthcare

Milestone Systems Announces Specialized Video Management Solution for Healthcare

Milestone’s video technology will be at the core of a new healthcare offering scheduled for release in 2023.

Read: Nursing Groups Update Workplace Violence Mitigation Guiding Principles

Nursing Groups Update Workplace Violence Mitigation Guiding Principles

The updated principles incorporate new research and best practices in addressing workplace violence in health care facilities.

Read: 2 Methodist Dallas Medical Center Employees Fatally Shot in L&D

2 Methodist Dallas Medical Center Employees Fatally Shot in L&D

The suspect, who was on parole, was granted permission to be at the hospital during the birth of his child.

Read: Healthcare Security Directors Share 5 Ways to Enhance Hospital Safety

Healthcare Security Directors Share 5 Ways to Enhance Hospital Safety

Regularly searching for grants and partnering with fusion centers are just a few ways these directors have improved hospital security.

Read: Houlton Regional Hospital Creates Own 24/7 Security Force

Houlton Regional Hospital Creates Own 24/7 Security Force

Houlton Regional Hospital collaborated with another nearby hospital to establish its own force following an increase in security incidents.

Read: 2 Nurses Assaulted Every Hour in Q2 2022

2 Nurses Assaulted Every Hour in Q2 2022

Psychiatric units and emergency departments saw the highest number of assaults resulting in moderate to severe injuries.

Read: How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

Learning to recognize escalating behaviors and practicing de-escalation skills are essential to addressing the rise in hospital violence.

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%.

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