Meet Your Expert
Steve has spent the past 32 years in healthcare safety, security, and risk management. He has provided consultation services to hundreds of clients, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, homecare agencies, clinics, physician practices, and pre-hospital/EMS services, as well as trained thousands of workers in workplace safety and security.
An experienced trial expert, Steve regularly consults for law firms and insurance companies on matters of safety, security, and risk management. He has become a nationally recognized subject matter expert in active shooter preparedness and response, and works with over 300 clients in 44 states.
Steve has previsouly been a Risk Manager/Safety & Security Director for a hospital, Corporate Risk / Safety Officer for a long-term care facilities, and Corporate Director of Safety/Security for a major healthcare system with nine hospitals and fifteen long term care facilities.
In addition to his regular contributions to healthcare magazines, Wilder co-authored the book The Essentials of Aggression Management in Healthcare: From Talkdown to Takedown.
Steve proudly served on the Illinois School Security and Standards Task Force as the only professional security consultant on that task force, appointed by the Governor of the State of Illinois.
Training Sessions by Steven S. Wilder
Making the mistake of not being prepared to survive and recover from a disaster can have serious devastating consequences to both your practice and patients. Threats can arrive out of nowhere (i.e. floods, fires, cyberattacks, accidents, etc.). Any of these could bring your practice to its knees – leaving your patients without the care they […]Learn More
Your practice is not immune to the devastation of a natural disaster and making the mistake of not being prepared can have a serious after-effect to both you and your patients. The problem is that planning for natural disasters is usually not a top priority – especially when your desk is piled high with things […]Learn More
- Proven Emergency Preparedness Training for Active Shooter and Armed Intruder in Healthcare Practices
Unfortunately, your medical practice is not immune to gun violence, and closing your eyes and hoping it never happens to you is NOT the answer. Obviously, you can’t stop random acts of violence, but being prepared and knowing how to respond to an active shooter or armed intruder event is the key to survival—and survival […]Learn More
Violence against healthcare professionals continues to increase each year. In fact, you’re 4 times more likely to be assaulted than professionals in any other industry (and this number is thought to be low based on underreporting). The problem is that identifying aggressive or violent behavior early enough to defuse it is a learned skill that isn’t […]Learn More