The Joint Commission has issued an advisory on human trafficking, which offers information and resources to help medical providers recognize and support victims. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics last week released the first ICD-10-CM codes for classifying human trafficking abuse, as urged by the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative. For more information on combating human trafficking, visit www.aha.org/combating-human-trafficking.
The Department of Homeland Security has released a new resource to help hospitals and health systems prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident.
Advancing health in America isn’t just about expanding access to care — it’s also about reaching people who need it. We all have to do our part to end human…
Delaware hospitals have adopted a common protocol for identifying and assisting human trafficking victims.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today released its proceedings from a workshop sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and the AHA last…
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Learn how an Oregon association collaborated with community stakeholders to produce an evidence-based toolkit to prevent workplace violence.
The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence initiative April 25 at 2 p.m. ET will host a webinar providing resources and best practice techniques for health care…