Nurses and nursing homes: Watchdog health reporting at the Globe

How evil is it to charge people for Alzheimer's care and not deliver it? How dangerous is it for people to go around saying they're licensed nurses when they are not? Stuff like this is hard to track because, last we checked, the people in charge of records like these were not real helpful.  Liberal Massachusetts is known … Continue reading Nurses and nursing homes: Watchdog health reporting at the Globe

Commonhealth: Are Tufts patients getting enough nursing care?

WBUR's Commonhealth decided to look into nurse staffing levels for nurses at Tufts Medical Center and ended up with some interesting numbers and a debate over what they mean.  A quick look at available data on staffing levels confirmed complaints from nurses who are in the middle of negotiating a new contract – TMC patients get … Continue reading Commonhealth: Are Tufts patients getting enough nursing care?