It's not a stretch to say that Visitor Management is extremely important for overall safety and security in healthcare facilities.
Consider the following:
- 70% of victims who experienced trauma from workplace violence worked in healthcare and social assistance industry (CDC, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Occupational Violence)
- There was a 50% increase in violence against healthcare staff in 2018 over the previous year (American Society of Health Care Engineering, 2018 Hospital Security Survey)
- Private sector healthcare workers in in-patient facilities are 5X more likely to experience workplace violence-