The culture of the healthcare industry is a unique environment with its own characteristics, norms, ethics, and purpose. One surprising byproduct of that culture is that healthcare workers who suffer incidents of workplace violence (a vast majority of which are committed by a patient) fail to report a significant number of them.
The photo below includes a link to an article in Security Management that details the findings of a study by the UCSD Health System's Threat Assessment and Management Committee on workplace incidents.
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