Amid increasing security risks and growing pressure from regulatory agencies — including the Centers for Medicare &HFMsecuritycover_2016 Medicaid Services and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration — a vast majority of hospitals have adopted training programs on managing aggressive behavior in order to de-escalate security situations before they erupt.

A marked increase in such training is one of the key takeaways from the 2016 Hospital Security Survey conducted in June by Trustee’s sister publication Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering. You can read more and find data and charts here