Hospital violence may link to management's risk tolerance

Hospital executives may tolerate some level of violence against their medical staffs and other employees because they see it as a risk attached to the job, according to MedPage Today. Some risk of violence is fairly common to the emergency room setting, particularly due to tempers running high because of the overall stress of the situation and potentially violent family members who are present in the ER. But the hospital leadership's tolerance for violence is another factor that can play into the number and intensity of violent episodes that may occur on the premises. >> Read the full article at FierceHealthcare