Strength in numbers
By banding together to share information, stories and best practices, we are better positioned to counter this crisis.
Creating a Coalition
We are forming a coalition of leaders who are committed to better understand and confront the escalating epidemic of violence against our health care colleagues.
Our proven approach has been developed in concert with front line clinical end users, security experts and IT innovators from leading hospitals and health systems nationwide. By learning from those who are most imminently impacted by issues of staff safety, Strongline has developed a state-of-the-art staff safety system, specifically for health care workers.
Information is power and the escalating epidemic of violence against our health care colleagues is affecting virtually every hospital across the country. We are collecting data about this issue to cultivate awareness and to influence policy in order to drive positive change on behalf of front-line hospital staff.
We advocate on behalf of our colleagues in health care who want and deserve to feel safe while caring for patients. Our voices are stronger together.
Let’s face it, the issue of violence against health care workers is getting worse. We need to join forces, hold the line and implement multi-faceted safety solutions to regain ground and protect our colleagues.
Read our white paper
Deteriorating Workplace Safety: A National Health Care Crisis
“Far too often, health care workers are legitimately fearful for their personal safety while caring for patients. Among other disturbing facts, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that approximately 75% of the nearly 25,000 workplace assaults reported annually occur in health care and social service settings; workers in health care settings are four times more likely to be victimized than workers in private industry; and health care workers have a 20% greater chance of being a workplace violence victim compared to other workers.”
Dr. Ron Paulus // Former CEO, Mission Health
Former CAO & Chief Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health
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We are determined to better understand and confront the escalating epidemic of violence against our health care colleagues.
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