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Healthcare Violence Is Increasing; Is Your Hospital Prepared?
Health Leaders Media

The season finale of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy two weeks ago depicted a distraught husband firing his gun as he walked the halls of Seattle Grace, killing and critically wounding patients, providers, and even security personnel. The two-hour Columbine-like massacre, while dramatic, served as another reminder that healthcare facilities, which increasingly are treating sicker and poorer patients, are also rife with all sorts of emotion, both obvious and hidden.