Workplace Violence

Read: Patient Beaten to Death by Roommate at California Hospital

Patient Beaten to Death by Roommate at California Hospital

The patient died on Sunday of injuries sustained during the attack.

Read: IAHSS to Hold 2020 Annual Conference in Arizona

IAHSS to Hold 2020 Annual Conference in Arizona

IAHSS’ annual event will take place May 4-6 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Read: Cedars Sinai ER Doctor Charged with Sexual Assault

Cedars Sinai ER Doctor Charged with Sexual Assault

The suspect was a contract physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Read: Hospital Forensic Patient Watches Taking San Francisco Police Officers Off the Streets

Hospital Forensic Patient Watches Taking San Francisco Police Officers Off the Streets

Lack of funding and Sheriff’s Department chronic understaffing are making the problem of guarding suspects particularly challenging.

Read: Woman Kidnapped from Louisiana Hospital Parking Lot, Robbed

Woman Kidnapped from Louisiana Hospital Parking Lot, Robbed

The suspect forced the victim to drive to an ATM and withdraw money.

Read: Former Patient Charged with Threatening Texas Hospital

Former Patient Charged with Threatening Texas Hospital

Authorities say the suspect made numerous calls to Methodist Hospital, threatening to shoot it up.

Read: Father of Alleged Rape Victim Beats University of Portland VP With Bat

Father of Alleged Rape Victim Beats University of Portland VP With Bat

The father claims the investigation of his daughter’s 2016 sexual assault claim was mishandled.

Read: UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

The nurses claim UC Davis, UCLA and UC San Francisco haven’t developed comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans, which are required by CAL OSHA.

Read: How Better Emergency Communications Can Address the Nursing Mental Health Crisis

How Better Emergency Communications Can Address the Nursing Mental Health Crisis

Appropriate emergency plans, anonymous tip lines and safety apps can improve nurse safety and security.

Read: Combatting Healthcare Workplace Violence with People and Weapons Screening

Combatting Healthcare Workplace Violence with People and Weapons Screening

Here’s how one New Jersey hospital emergency department uses metal detection, an amnesty box, signage and policies to keep patients, staff and visitors safe.

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