Patient Violence

Read: Man Bites Wichita Hospital Security Officer Over Mask Policy

Man Bites Wichita Hospital Security Officer Over Mask Policy

The man bit the security officer’s thumb so hard that it exposed the bone.

Read: 5 Hospital Security Incidents Caught on Surveillance

5 Hospital Security Incidents Caught on Surveillance

These violent incidents emphasize the importance of having a robust workplace violence prevention program in place at all hospitals.

Read: Cincinnati Healthcare Workers Endure Abuse During Pandemic

Cincinnati Healthcare Workers Endure Abuse During Pandemic

A local public health official said Cincinnati hospital employees are facing “physical violence, vile words, and downright cruel behavior.”

Read: Patient at Utah Hospital Attacks Nurses and Security Staff

Patient at Utah Hospital Attacks Nurses and Security Staff

The recent workplace violence incidents at McKay Dee Hospital are part of an escalating problem experienced by healthcare workers nationwide.

Read: Patient Assaults 6 Hospital Employees in St. Thomas Midtown Parking Garage

Patient Assaults 6 Hospital Employees in St. Thomas Midtown Parking Garage

Metro Nashville police say the discharged patient rode the parking garage elevator up and down and randomly attacked people.

Read: Providence Mission Hospital to Enhance Security After Carjacking

Providence Mission Hospital to Enhance Security After Carjacking

The 77-year-old victim has advocated for additional security cameras after she was carjacked and injured in a hospital parking lot.

Read: Man Shoots Wife, Kills Self Inside Houston Medical Facility

Man Shoots Wife, Kills Self Inside Houston Medical Facility

Houston Police say the woman was accompanying her husband to his doctor’s appointment when he pulled out two pistols and shot her.

Read: Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

Read: Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Between a global pandemic and increasing hospital violence, 2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable year for the healthcare sector.

Read: Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

The nurse is speaking out about violence against nurses, which he says has been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic.

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