Workplace Safety

Hospitals engage in an array of collaborative activities designed to improve the quality and safety of the care they provide. A safe practice environment for staff, patients and families is imperative to the delivery of quality care.

These AHA organizations help improve quality and safety in hospitals and health systems across the nation. Explore their resources:


Workforce Library


AHA divisions devoted to advancing workforce issues:

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Institute for Diversity and Health Equity logo
 
Feb 9, 2022
Veronica Nolden and Trina Trimmer discuss the how the risk for health care workers has been disproportionate and ways to implement strategies for team safety.
Apr 9, 2021
Janet Davis MSN, RN, NEA-BC, and Jeanette Karon discuss behavioral disruption in the health care environment and share solutions on how to improve staff safety while managing disruptive patients and visitors.
Apr 23, 2019
The nurses and caregivers in our health care system are on the front lines of care, serving a special note that mandates a high standard of care to ensure a safe patient culture.
Apr 22, 2019
Communicating internally and externally is one of the most difficult, yet critical, responsibilities leaders face. As our nation learned during Hurricane Sandy, the Boston Marathon bombing, the Ebola outbreak in Africa and other major crises, frequent communication and full disclosure is essential…