Patient Violence

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.

Read: Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The man, who is listed in critical condition, attempted to enter another patient’s room that was being guarded by sheriff’s deputies.

Read: 2 Ky. Hospital Employees Sue Patient Who Shot Them

2 Ky. Hospital Employees Sue Patient Who Shot Them

The patient grabbed a security officer’s gun and pointed it at the head of a medical assistant as she was preparing a bed for officers to restrain him.

Read: Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

The patient was upset he had tested positive for COVID-19. The estimated damage from the incident is more than $12,900.

Read: Security Officer Killed By Friendly Fire at Munster Community Hospital

Security Officer Killed By Friendly Fire at Munster Community Hospital

A psychiatric patient at Munster Community Hospital placed the security officer in a chokehold after violently attacking a nurse.

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