TITLE

Standing Up to the Bully

AUTHOR(S)
LARKIN, MAUREEN
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2008, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on dealing with the bully behavior in the healthcare setting in the U.S. According to Paul L. Green, director of performance improvement at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, staff members will not report bullying incidents because they are afraid of retaliation. A sentinel event alert was issued by the Joint Commission requiring hospitals to have a code of conduct in place by January 1, 2009 to discourage disruptive behavior by physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel.
ACCESSION #
36828747

 

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