Latest In: Patient Violence

Hospital Safety Hospital Security Hospital Shootings Nurse Safety Patient Violence Suicide Prevention
Sinai-Grace Hospital

Detroit: Patient Fires Gun at Nurse, Shoots Self at Sinai-Grace Hospital

Investigators are trying to determine how the patient, who had been in the hospital for several weeks, was…

News May 3
Hospital Safety Hospital Security Hospital Stabbings Hospital Violence Patient Violence Security Officers
Columbia St. Mary’s

Milwaukee: Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Security Officer Stabbed

Columbia St. Mary's was sued in 2020 after a woman was stabbed more than a dozen times in…

News February 1
Active Shooter Emergency Response Hospital Safety Hospital Security Hospital Violence Patient Safety Patient Violence

The History of Uniform Emergency Codes in Ontario Hospitals

A healthcare security consultant shares how he successfully pushed for uniformity in emergency codes throughout Ontario, Canada hospitals.

Insights October 27
Get the latest industry news and research delivered directly to your inbox.
Employee Safety Patient Violence Policies and Procedures Visitor Management Workplace Violence
code of conduct

New Connecticut Hospital Association Patient Code of Conduct Addresses Workplace Violence

The new patient and family code of conduct prohibits violent behavior, threats, verbal abuse, sexual harassment, weapons, and…

News October 24
Active Shooter Hospital Safety Hospital Security Hospital Violence Patient Safety Patient Violence
Hospital Emergency Codes

10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

Since this article was originally published, six more states now recommend color code standardization for hospital emergencies.

News October 4
Assaults on Nurses Hospital Safety Hospital Security OSHA Patient Violence Research Workplace Violence
Violence Against Healthcare Workers

Proposed Bipartisan Bill Would Make Violence Against Healthcare Workers a Federal Crime

The bill states that anyone who “knowingly assaults” a hospital employee would be subject to fines and up…

News September 15
Hospital Investigations Hospital Safety Hospital Security Hospital Shootings Patient Safety Patient Violence

Campbell Clinic Doctor Fatally Shot by Patient in Exam Room

Just last week, Dr. Benjamin Mauck was named one of the "2023 Top Doctors in Memphis" by Memphis…

News July 14
Access Control Emergency Room Violence Employee Safety HID Global Hospital Security Identification Mobile Duress Systems Nurse Safety Patient Violence Psychiatric Patients Systems Integration Visitor Management Workplace Violence
security systems, multi-layered, workplace violence, hospital, healthcare

How Multi-Layered Security Can Help Stem the Tide of Healthcare Workplace Violence

Security systems incorporating visitor management, RTLS, and duress badge holders can help hospitals protect workers, patients, and visitors.

News March 29
Forensic Patients Hospital Investigations Hospital Safety Hospital Security Mental Health Patient Safety Patient Violence
Henrico Deputies

7 Henrico Deputies, 3 Hospital Employees Charged in Patient Restraint Death

The 28-year-old man was being transferred from a jail to a state-run mental health hospital when he died…

News March 22
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series