The Importance of Hospital Security

Healthcare workers are victims of violent assault at a rate four times that of the general population, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employees expect hospitals and health systems to have policies and procedures in place that help ensure their safety, and the most talented healthcare workers will often flock to organizations that provide the safest environment, according to a blog post from Intellicentrics.

To help keep a facility safer and keep the top employees working there, hospitals need to focus on security, by screening employees, promptly addressing staff issues or implementing a system to track hospital visitors, according to the blog post.

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