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. Among other areas, the action guide includes DHS recommendations for what staff should do if there is an active shooter and information on mitigation strategies and protective measures. To see more workplace violence prevention resources, visit the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence webpage.

Related News Articles

Headline
AHA and the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity released the fifth and final installment in its five-part DEI Data Insights series, which highlights…
Chairperson's File
We know that health equity matters. But what exactly does the term mean? AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity defines “health equity” as “The fair…
Headline
Evan Williams, a certified association executive, will serve as new executive director for the American Society for Health Care Risk Management and the Society…
Headline
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., June 25 released an advisory on firearm violence, declaring it a public health crisis in America. The advisory noted…
Blog
Last week, several academics released a working paper saying hospital prices lead to employment losses outside the health sector, among other faulty…
Headline
AHA and the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity recently released the fourth of its five-part DEI Data Insights series, which highlights results from the…