Workplace violence in healthcare has unfortunately been on the rise. According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), 44% of nurses have reported experiencing physical violence and 68% stated being verbally abused. Incidents are not isolated to healthcare workers alone and extend to patients and their family members. The violence experienced by healthcare workers extends beyond their well-being, with studies showing it also impacts patient satisfaction, the care delivered, and patient outcomes.
Healthcare systems often grapple with documenting and reporting workplace violence. symplr helps health systems enhance the ability to document and report workplace violence. Through efficient reporting tools and data analysis, partnering with symplr can help hospitals create a safer work environment for healthcare staff.
View the recorded session to learn about:
- The rise in workplace violence in healthcare
- Common types of workplace violence in care settings
- How symplr can help track, analyze, and prevent incidents
- Resources for workplace violence