One of the foundational requirements contained in TJC's new Workplace Violence Prevention standards is that each accredited healthcare organization must conduct an “Annual Worksite Analysis." This post offers expert insights and best practices.
Recent studies show that employee vaccination policies, political polarization, and other divisive factors are contributing to increasing occurrences of workplace bullying -- impacting both onsite and remote workers.
This post summarizes recent reports that reveal a substantial increase in grievance-based violence along with other disturbing trends. See why workplace violence prevention and response training is urgently needed.
HIGH CONFLICT is "conflict that becomes self-perpetuating and all consuming, in which almost everyone ends up worse off." This post's insights can help cool heated encounters between individuals in these situations, and catalyze much-needed dialogue between broader groups that find themselves at odds with one another.
This post explains, and provides expert commentary on, H.R. 1195. The pending legislation would provide added protection to health care workers who have long faced threats of violence on the job, but would also place a significant new burden on health care employers.