Inquiry Finds Inadequate Staffing in VA Medical Center

downloadA sobering investigative report by the Department of Veterans Affairs about patient safety at risk in Mississippi.  Think it can’t happen in Minnesota?  Think again.  We are not immune here because no hospital in our state is required to meet a minimum standard of care.  Please sign the petition so all Minnesota patients can be protected.

“An internal investigation by the Department of Veterans Affairs has found that one of its hospitals in Jackson, Miss., did not have enough doctors in its primary care unit, resulting in nurse practitioners’ handling far too many patients, numerous complaints about delayed care and repeated violations of federal rules on prescribing narcotics.”  Read more.

 

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http://youtu.be/DiHpwQNncgA Over the past few weeks, you've been sending us stories about your experiences in Minnesota hospitals.  We've heard them, and we think others should, too.  By sharing your patient experience with us, you can help us promote a safe nurse-to-patient ratio at all Minnesota hospitals.
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