Emergency rooms are a place of high-stress and urgency. As patients arrive, they bear life-threatening needs that demand immediate attention. Outside threats and violence easily expose patients, physicians and staff to danger, taking concern away from patients in need. When this risk increases, the need for security personnel rises along with it.
To read more about increasing emergency department violence, visit the original article, “New Research Finds Violence in Emergency Departments is Increasing, Harming Patients” by industry publication, Security.