Addressing and preventing healthcare workplace violence
Given the rise in healthcare workplace violence (WPV) and its clear impact on an already worn-down workforce, health system leaders are more committed than ever to take action to increase caregiver safety. The challenge: it’s hard to know what to prioritize. A new issue brief from The Academy, supported by Vocera, now part of Stryker, outlines a Workplace Violence Maturity Model based on recent original qualitative research.
Understand your current state and chart a path forward with a maturity model from The Academy
Healthcare leaders can use The Academy’s Healthcare Workplace Violence Maturity Model to:
- Align their teams on a definition of healthcare workplace violence
- Understand the five domains of workplace violence maturity and gauge their organization’s level of maturity for each
- Discover practical methods for preventing and responding to violence and influencing government policy
- Decide on concrete steps to make progress on caregiver safety within their organization