HPOE/HRET/AHA Guides

Hospital Approaches to Interrupt the Cycle of Violence

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Hospitals and care systems are uniquely positioned to play an integral role preventing violence in their communities. Evidence shows that hospital-based violence intervention programs reduce violence, save lives and decrease health care costs. This guide offers hospital leaders a model for hospital-based violence intervention that can be tailored to each community’s unique needs.

The Association for Community Health Improvement's recent conference focused on violence presention. Rochelle Dicker, MD, Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project, San Francisco General Hospital and Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Consultant, Spencer Stuart gave an energizing speech. Listen to the keynote now.

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