Hospitals Against Violence

Jun 2, 2023
A survey of 1,000 caregivers in April of 2022 found that 92 percent had directly experienced or witnessed workplace violence.
May 30, 2023
AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence Initiative (HAV) will mark its seventh annual #HAVhope Friday on June 2.
May 24, 2023
As part of the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the AHA, Jones Day, and HEAL Trafficking have come together to provide resources to health care providers across the nation who are fighting the global scourge of human trafficking.
May 15, 2023
A new AHA case study highlights innovative strategies from New York-Presbyterian to reduce workplace violence risk.  
May 9, 2023
AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Jones Day and HEAL Trafficking (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage) hosted Forced Labor in Health Care Supply Chains: What Hospital Leaders Need to Know, an event in New York where speakers from Northwell Health shared practical information and…
May 4, 2023
AHA today voices support for the Bipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act, legislation that would create a federal grant program for hospitals to initiate or expand violence prevention programs linked to trauma centers and examine their effect on re-incarceration and readmission rates.
Apr 25, 2023
Mary Beth Kingston, chief nursing officer for Advocate Health and an AHA trustee, moderated a discussion with Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., about their co-sponsorship of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees Act, which would make assaulting a health care…
Apr 24, 2023
The health care workforce, 340B Drug Pricing Program and end of the COVID-19 public health emergency are at the forefront of AHA’s discussions with lawmakers, said Stacey Hughes, AHA's executive vice president of government relations and public policy, during the annual meeting opening plenary.
Apr 21, 2023
A new issue brief from AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative offers evidence-based tools and strategies to help hospitals and health systems assess violence risks and make the care environment safer.