Los Robles Regional Medical Center treated 11 people injured during last night’s mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. One patient, a sergeant with the Ventura County Sherriff’s Department, died and the others were treated and released from the hospital’s trauma center. “Our hearts are with the family of slain Sgt. Ron Helus and with his extended family, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department and with all of the victims of this tragedy,” the Thousand Oaks hospital said in a statement today. Eight victims were treated for minor injuries at Adventist Health Simi Valley, and three victims were treated for minor injuries at Dignity Health’s St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Kaiser Permanente – Woodland Hills Medical Center also treated victims. Thirteen people, including the gunman, died from the shooting.
As part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, AHA shares resources to assist hospitals and health systems
Hospitals and health systems have a crucial role to play in identifying and assisting victims of human trafficking, and we urge you to join many of your…
The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance…
A shooting yesterday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago left four people dead, including two hospital workers, a police officer and the shooter.
U.S. hospitals treated an estimated 75,086 patients under age 18 for firearm-related injuries in the emergency department between 2006 and 2014.
AHA Stat Blog: Three questions with an ED physician on using new ICD-10 codes to help stop human trafficking
Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, M.D., director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative, shares how clinicians are key to stopping the…
Starting today, health care providers can use any of 29 ICD-10 diagnostic codes to identify and document victims of human trafficking.