IAHSS Foundation Mission
Founded in 1981, the IAHSS Foundation continues to support the healthcare industry, the security and safety professionals, our healthcare organizations and the patients and residents we serve.
Donations are critical to our mission and are used to fund relevant/critical Healthcare Security Industry research, white papers to include best practices and industry data/statistics; provide awards to recognize outstanding work done by healthcare security professionals and departments; and provide financial assistance to help healthcare security professionals advance their education or obtain the CHPA certification.
Please realize the value of the Foundation’s research, we are completely funded by donations from individuals and organizations; and you can provide your support by clicking on the button below.
Effective Controls on Emergency Department Violence
This study helps identify effective controls for Emergency Department violence. In addition, it identifies the controls and the prevalence of controls used by hospital EDs.
Policies Regarding Homeless Populations in Hospitals
Homelessness is a concern for many people in the United States and around the world. Though estimates vary around the world, as of 2018, over 550,000 individuals experienced homelessness every day.
Mitigating Swatting Events in the Healthcare Sector
Swatting can impose a problem of diverting necessary resources to actual emergencies or to intimidate health professionals. Hospitals can suffer consequences as a result of false swatting reports.