Health Care Workers



Hospital accreditation group publishes new, revised requirements for workplace violence prevention

Oakbrook Terrace, IL — Hospitals and critical access hospital programs accredited by The Joint Commission will be required to conduct an annual analysis of the facility’s workplace violence incidents, as well as provide health care employers and workers with workplace violence prevention training, education and resources under new and revised requirements set to go into effect Jan. 1.
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Nurses union calls on CDC to reinstate universal masking guidance

Silver Spring, MD — The nation’s largest union and professional association of direct care registered nurses is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to update agency guidance and reinstate the “recommendation to everyone to wear masks in public or in physical proximity to others outside their own household.”
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