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Hospitals take a stand against violence

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June 22, 2017

The frequency of violent incidents in U.S. hospitals and the communities surrounding them is increasing faster than the training needed to deal with those incidents. That’s the consensus of hospitals that have treated victims from some of America’s worst tragedies in recent history, including the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, the sniper-like shooting and killing of several police officers in Dallas, and the Boston Marathon bombing.

The frequency of violent incidents in U.S. hospitals and the communities surrounding them is increasing faster than the training needed to deal with those incidents. That’s the consensus of hospitals that have treated victims from some of America’s worst tragedies in recent history, including the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, the sniper-like shooting and killing of several police officers in Dallas, and the Boston Marathon bombing.



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