Hospitals and care systems are uniquely positioned to play an integral role preventing violence in their communities. Evidence shows that hospital-based violence intervention programs reduce violence, save lives and decrease health care costs. This guide offers hospital leaders a model for hospital-based violence intervention that can be tailored to each community's unique needs.
The 2015 Association for Community Health Improvement's conference focused on violence presentation. Rochelle Dicker, MD, Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project, San Francisco General Hospital and Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Consultant, Spencer Stuart gave an energizing speech. Listen to the keynote now.