Addressing Workplace Violence in Healthcare
As reports of physical and verbal violence against healthcare staff grew during the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-simmering issue burst into the public spotlight, along with a search for strategies to protect staff. The issue was second on ECRI and ISMP’s Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2023 Special Report.
In the latest episode of our podcast, we speak to Karen Garvey, Vice President, Safety and Clinical Risk Management, and J.D. Buchert, Workplace Safety Manager, Parkland Health (Dallas, Texas). They describe their data-driven approach to identifying and combatting workplace violence, including the importance of keeping frontline staff involved in and aware of those efforts.
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