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With an increase in workplace violence in the healthcare environment, how can healthcare facilities pro-actively invest in, and protect, the well-being of their staff? These articles are all about workplace safety, helping healthcare organizations to prioritize their people.

wearable technology

Can Wearable Technology Keep Healthcare Employees Safe?

Over the past few years, the interest in wearable technology has surged exponentially. Seemingly everywhere you go, someone in close proximity to you will...
React Mobile Employee Safety

Ideal Option Clinic Installs React Mobile® Employee Safety Solution

ABOUT Ideal Option With 65 clinics in 10 states, Ideal Option is one of the nation’s largest outpatient...
Emergency Department

Addressing Workplace Violence in Emergency Departments: Contributing Factors and Solutions

Emergency departments are one of the most, if not the most, dangerous departments in modern-day hospitals. Emergency department staff are tasked with caring for...
Visitors waiting in healthcare facility

4 Tips to Improve a Hospital Visitor Program

A hospital’s visitor management system is an essential piece of hospital security. While you don't want to add unnecessary obstacles to a visitors' path...
Workplace Violence Prevention Act

A Summary of the “Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers...

With staff and employees in the healthcare industry four times as likely to face violence in the workplace than in any other private industry,...
Macquarie University Hospital and Clinic

3 Reasons Why Hospital Visitor Management is Essential for Today’s Facilities

The basis of every visitor management system is the desire to keep a site and its personnel safe from harm. While it's true that there...
Woman Visiting Male Patient in Hospital Ward

Pandemic Visitor Management Best Practices Aren’t Going Anywhere: 8 Features Your System Can’t Go...

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the move toward a more modern approach to visitor management. Changes to visitor policies during the pandemic could serve...
Watch lists for visitor management in healthcare facilities

When It Comes to Hospital Visitor Management, Watch Lists Are Essential

An important aspect of a hospital’s security is making sure unwanted visitors are kept out of the facility. Integrating watch lists into the a...
Emergency Room Visitor Management

The Three Most Vital Aspects to Hospital Security

The key to creating a comprehensive hospital security program is to avoid the desire to find a "one size fits all" solution. With so...

Contributing Factors to Healthcare Workplace Danger and Suggestions for Improved Safety

Hospitals can be a dangerous place to work for nurses, doctors, emergency personnel, and other staff. The Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) declared...
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