Preventing Patient Abuse: Why Abuse Happens and How to Stop It

IAHSS Foundation

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety – Foundation (IAHSS Foundation) was established to foster and promote the welfare of the public through education and research and development of healthcare security and safety body of knowledge. The IAHSS Foundation promotes and develops educational research to further the maintenance and improvement of healthcare security and safety management as well as develops and conducts educational programs for the public. For more information, please visit: www.iahssf.org.

The IAHSS Foundation creates value and positive impact on our profession and our industry, and we are completely dependent on the charitable donations of individuals, corporations and organizations. Please realize the value of the Foundation’s research – and help us continue our mission and our support to the healthcare industry and the security and safety professionals that serve our institutions, staff and most importantly – our patients. To donate or to request assistance from the IAHSS Foundation, please contact Nancy Felesena at (888) 353-0990.

Thank you for your continued support.

Karim H. Vellani, CPP, CSC
Committee Chair
IAHSS Foundation

IAHSS Foundation’s Evidence Based Healthcare Security Research Committee

KARIM H. VELLANI, CPP, CSC
Threat  Analysis Group,  LLC

MAUREEN MCMAHON RN, BSN, MS
Boston  Medical Center

BONNIE MICHELMAN, CPP, CHPA
Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners Healthcare

BRYAN WARREN, MBA, CHPA, CPO-I
WarSec Security

MARK BATTERSON, CPP
Erickson Living

THOMAS TAGGART
Paladin Security

RONALD L. HAWKINS
Security Industry Association

MARK REED, CHPA
MLK Community Hospital

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