Quelling a storm of violence in healthcare settings

Source: Elizabeth Whitman, Modern Healthcare, Vol. 47 no. 11, March 13, 2017

Violence in healthcare settings has risen steadily in recent years. That has taken a growing financial and human toll on the nation’s 15 million healthcare workers and on its hospitals and long-term care centers, and has prompted executives, providers and policymakers to take action in myriad ways.