Improving Staff Safety in Hospitals – Protecting Healthcare’s Most Important Assets

Elise Wilson, a nurse in Massachusetts, was punched in the head and stabbed 11 times while doing a routine assessment on a deranged patient in 2017.

As she recovered in the hospital following eight hours of surgery, the state’s lawmakers drafted Elise’s Law, legislation designed to protect nurses throughout the state from workplace violence.

Editor's note: this article was originally posted on Vocera's website

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