ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Well before the crunch of treating tens of thousands of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers across New Mexico have continued to deal with the problem of violent patients. In a two-part series, KRQE News 13 Investigative Reporter Gabrielle Burkhart recently covered the challenging problem and potential solutions.

Gabrielle recently joined Chris McKee in the KRQE News 13 Digital Studio to talk about the process of reporting that went into the story. Watch the video above for a complete conversation. Topics covered include how Gabrielle researched the story, how she chose subjects to interview, and what solutions healthcare leaders are hoping are addressed next.