Solidarity against violence in healthcare

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Violence against healthcare has been a recurrent problem over the years across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has appeared to worsen the situation, with a documented increase of incidents in many countries.

 

Hosts / speakers

Since 2015 the International Hospital Federation is strongly involved in the Healthcare in Danger initiative of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent advocating for the safety of health personnel and the protection of healthcare around the globe.

Robyn, Ana and Paul sat down to discuss how we can resolve the violence in healthcare.

International Committee of the Red Cross

Ana Elisa Barbar

Adviser on issues of violence against healthcare
Dr Robyn Begley

American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
American Hospital Association (AHA)

Dr Robyn Begley

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Nursing Officer, SVP of Workforce

In her role at AONL, Dr Begley leads a membership organization of more than 10,000 nurse leaders whose strategic focus is excellence in nursing leadership....

Dr Robyn Begley

American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
American Hospital Association (AHA)

Dr Robyn Begley

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Nursing Officer, SVP of Workforce

In her role at AONL, Dr Begley leads a membership organization of more than 10,000 nurse leaders whose strategic focus is excellence in nursing leadership. She oversees a number of key initiatives involving workforce, quality and safety, and future care delivery models. In addition, she works collaboratively with the AHA to ensure the perspective and needs of nurse leaders are heard and addressed in public policy issues related to nursing and patient care.

Dr Begley previously served in leadership roles for various state nursing and professional nursing organizations. She has more than 40 years of experience in healthcare and has received numerous awards, including the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing’s Visionary Leader Award. She earned her D.N.P. at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, obtained her M.S.N. at Widener University, Chester, PA, and received her B.S.N. at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. She was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing class of 2020.

Security and Emergency Preparedness at Virtua Health Inc, United States

Paul Sarnese

Assistant Vice President for Safety

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