According to the American Nurses Association, 1 out of 4 nurses is assaulted on the job. In addition, OSHA reports about 75 percent of workplace assaults reported annually are in healthcare and social service settings.
Hospital staff duress is often associated with a direct threat from a patient or physician, but can also relate to any situation when there’s a need for immediate help with a patient. This is typically addressed by nurse call — patient in medical distress, emotional distress, other situations where a clinician requires urgent help. However, a nurse call is usually only available in a small sub-section of a hospital and almost never in a clinic.
As U.S. healthcare is experiencing an unprecedented staff shortage, ensuring your staff is feeling safe and protected while doing their job is now more important than ever. In the past, these duress solutions were delivered through proprietary hardware that was stationary, expensive and required heavy installation lift. Kontakt.io is on a mission to change that.
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Sr. Director of Healthcare IoT Solutions