Violence in Health Care Settings

Published: 06/07/2022

  • Miscellaneous,
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Last week was filled with unsettling news for healthcare organizations. A shooting at a medical center in Tulsa, OK, was allegedly carried out by a patient upset by the chronic pain he continued to experience after back surgery. The shooter killed the doctor who had performed the surgery as well as another physician, and two others before shooting himself.  On the very same day, in Dayton, OH, a security guard at Miami Valley Hospital was shot and killed by a patient who had been transported fro

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