The Proactive Security Podcast is dedicated to providing a monthly discussion on violence prevention in healthcare and highlighting the industry’s best prevention practices.
“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” Sun Tzu
No matter what we are dealing with; pandemic, financial recovery, or some other great crisis to come; we must keep our organizations aware of the issue of violence and working toward solutions to decrease violence in our facilities.
As we look around at all the news related to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are constant reminders that bad people will take advantage of chaotic times to wreak whatever havoc they can.
Here are three things that every healthcare security leader should be considering as we brace for the full effects of COVID-19.
Healthcare security officers face every possible tactical challenge within the scope of a single shift. From a simple customer service interaction, to responding to a person engaged in active assaultive behavior, these officers make decisions every day that have far reaching implications for their organizations.