Workplace Violence

Nov 20, 2018
A shooting yesterday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago left four people dead, including two hospital workers, a police officer and the shooter.
Jun 22, 2022
Strengthening the Health Care Workforce Digital Toolkit contains social media posts and images to support your team through burnout, to address behavioral health issues, and to prevent workplace violence.
Jun 22, 2022
As we chart a new path together, we have developed this new resource – under the guidance of the AHA Board of Trustees’ Task Force on Workforce and with input from many members of the Association – to help hospitals navigate workforce challenges and opportunities, as well as highlight strategies…
Jun 14, 2022
The AHA and seven other national hospital organizations today voiced support for the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act, bipartisan legislation introduced last week.
Jun 14, 2022
AHA letter to Representatives Dean and Bucshon voicing support for their legislation, the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (H.R. 7961).
Jun 14, 2022
The AHA supports this bipartisan package to help reduce violence in our communities.
Jun 10, 2022
A number of health care organizations have taken initiatives to address this ongoing national tragedy, but active engagement is needed by more health systems and hospitals already committed to improving community health status.
Jun 9, 2022
AHA applauds Representatives Dean and Bucshon for their leadership in introducing the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022.
Jun 8, 2022
AHA has made a donation to the Robb School Memorial Fund to aid families affected by the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Jun 7, 2022
Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., today introduced the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022, legislation that would extend to health care workers federal protections against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport…