The goal of any healthcare organization is to help patients
live happier, healthier lives. However, healthcare facilities must
also keep patients and staff safe within those environments
of healing — and as healthcare assaults continue to rise,
this task is becoming more difficult every year.
Assaults occur in healthcare facilities for a number of reasons:
- Altered Mental States
- Opioid addiction or withdrawal
- Patient anger related to finances, diagnosis, or treatment
- Lack of available beds for mental health
- Active shooters, knife threats, or other violent intruders
Workplace assaults are serious, and they happen frequently too. This whitepaper examines the solutions to the challenges that is healthcare security.