When nurses and caregivers are assigned to care for too many patients, patients are at risk. Across New York State, healthcare administrators are forcing nurses and caregivers to take on 19 or more patients at once.
Click below to read the official warning reports from New York nurses. For years we’ve been filing these documents in the thousands, and hospital management refuses to address them.
New York Presbyterian
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West Campuses
Montefiore Medical Center’s Moses and Weiler Campus
Mount Sinai Here
Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has shown that the odds of patient death increased by 7% for each additional patient a nurse must care for at one time. Yet, New York hospitals STILL refuse to adopt safe nurse-patient staffing levels.