Safe hospitals are smart hospitals

    The brutal attack on a Lehigh Valley nurse by a former patient captured on video surveillance. A privacy breach of over 18,500 Anthem medicare beneficiaries reported to the US Department of Health and Human Services. Hospitals from New Mexico and Florida in the US to London, England forced to lockdown in response to high risk […]

      The unusual trend in healthcare facility workplace violence

      Workplace violence is declining nationally, so why is it increasing in healthcare facilities? Each year, there are fewer and fewer reported nonfatal workplace incidents and homicides, according to a report published by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. However, Advisory Board reported that 75 percent of all workplace assaults happen in healthcare facilities. The Occupational Safety […]