Nurse Safety

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: Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

The fine document outlined security shortfalls at the hospital and made recommendations for improving staff and patient safety.

Read: Does the Nursing Profession Have a Problem with Bullying?

Does the Nursing Profession Have a Problem with Bullying?

A university study found that 64 percent of nurses had witnessed or experienced bullying over a six month period.

Read: Mitigating Workplace Violence at Ambulatory Care Sites

Mitigating Workplace Violence at Ambulatory Care Sites

Healthcare organizations often overlook the security needs of freestanding clinics and offices. These best practices will help you address the risks.

Wounded Man Fires Gun Twice at Va. Hospital

No one was hurt in the incident and hospital security officers eventually convinced William Brock to put down his weapon.

Read: OSHA Issues Hazard Alert Letter to Boston Hospital

OSHA Issues Hazard Alert Letter to Boston Hospital

The letter comes as the nurse’s union calls for improved hospital security.

Read: CMS to Pull Funding to Kansas Hospital after Reported Rape

CMS to Pull Funding to Kansas Hospital after Reported Rape

The hospital plans to stay open despite the funding cuts.

Read: Patient Assault of 2 Nurses Prompts Union to Demand Improved Security

Patient Assault of 2 Nurses Prompts Union to Demand Improved Security

Both nurses were treated at a nearby hospital and released later that day.

2 Mass. Hospitals Praised in Federal Workplace Violence Report

The report applauded the two hospitals’ approaches to workplace safety and emergency preparedness.

Read: Houston Nurse Assaulted, Carjacked in Hospital Parking Lot

Houston Nurse Assaulted, Carjacked in Hospital Parking Lot

Susan Grant sustained a bruised face and chipped teeth in the incident.

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