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Factors associated with workplace violence among healthcare workers in an academic medical center.

Otachi JK, Robertson H, Okoli CTC. Factors associated with workplace violence among healthcare workers in an academic medical center. Perspect Psychiatr Care. Epub 2022 Apr 6. doi: 10.1111/ppc.13072

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April 27, 2022
Otachi JK, Robertson H, Okoli CTC. Perspect Psychiatr Care. 2022;Epub Apr 6.
Workplace violence in healthcare settings can jeopardize the safety of both patients and healthcare workers. This study found that over half of healthcare workers at one large academic medical center in the United States reported witnessing or experiencing workplace violence. Witnessing or experiencing workplace violence was most common in psychiatric settings and in the emergency department.  
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Otachi JK, Robertson H, Okoli CTC. Factors associated with workplace violence among healthcare workers in an academic medical center. Perspect Psychiatr Care. Epub 2022 Apr 6. doi: 10.1111/ppc.13072