Nurses have asked hospitals, their CEOs and administrators to agree to baseline, minimum staffing standards that protect patient safety since 2005.
But hospitals have refused to take action. Because the hospitals have not acted and some continue to assign nurses more patients than they can safely care for, that’s why Minnesota needs a minimum standard to protect patient safety.
In 2013, Minnesota nurses worked hard to push hospitals to make this information available to you online to help you make informed decisions about where to go for care. Click here to get information about the safety of your hospital.