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Mass. hospitals’ mistakes list widens

Massachusetts acute-care hospitals reported 753 serious medical errors and other patient injuries last year, a 70 percent annual jump that health officials attributed mostly to expanded definitions of what constitutes medical harm.

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Statewide Nurse Survey Reveals Developing Crisis at the Bedside

“These results clearly show that inadequate staffing and patient safety continue to dominate the concerns of Pennsylvania nurses, while the bottom line dominates many hospital executives’ actions,” said Patricia Eakin, RN, President of PASNAP.

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Take the Patient Safety Survey

We know safe nurse staffing is the key.

All the academic research has shown over and over that the most important factor in keeping patients safe and alive is having sufficient nurses to care for them. And this research reflects our experience: our patients thrive when we have the time and resources to give them the care they deserve.

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