Hospitals Against Violence Podcasts



Combating Workplace Violence in Health Care by Creating Safer Workplaces - October 27, 2021

16:44 minutes

The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative and the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety partnered to create resources for health and security leaders on how to build safer workplaces. In this podcast, Laura Castellanos AHA associate director and HAV lead, Erik Martin, R.N., chief nursing officer of Norton Children’s Hospital, and Connie Packard, chief of public safety at Boston Medical Center, IAHSS vice president and treasurer, discuss the collaboration, resources and what steps leaders can take to create safety and improve patient care.

De-escalating Workplace Violence in Behavioral Health Settings - May 27, 2020

23:15 minutes

Parkview Health’s efforts to improve the physical environment, engage its clinical staff and increase training contributed to improved patient perception and a decrease in reported workplace violence. Learn from Parkview Health’s leadership on how this culture shift created compassionate connections between the workforce and improved safety for patients.