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Employee Abuse Tops List of Healthcare Security Concerns

Raymond Gerwitz Robert Haynes
Raymond Gerwitz Robert Haynes

Abstract:

Violence perpetrated against employees by patients, their families, and unauthorized visitors -- including estranged members of employees' own families -- tops the list of concerns and threats for healthcare security directors. Security directors are constantly evaluating equipment and technology like access control, cameras and use of force options, combined with needed refinements in training and policies. 

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