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Yet Another UMass Memorial Affiliated Hospital Sees Patient Care Deteriorate Following Ill Advised Staffing Cuts MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following
Nurses on a surgical intensive care unit (SICU) at a large academic medical center cut bloodstream infections to zero and saved more than $200,000 during a six-month period.
Pact Provides Nurses with Staffing Improvements, Limits on Patient Assignments in Key Areas, and Strict Limits on the Use of Mandatory Overtime as a Staffing Tool BOSTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) After a 15-hour negotiating session, the registered nurses of Tufts Medical Center have reached a tentative agreement with management, averting a...
As Management Continues to Refuse to Improve Dangerous Staffing & Working Conditions BOSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tufts Medical Center registered nurses' negotiating committee tonight issued an official notice of their intent to hold a one-day strike to protest dangerous patient care conditions on Friday, May 6, 2011.
BOSTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Tufts Medical Center have scheduled a vote by the membership on Thursday, April 14, 2011 to authorize a one-day strike as management continues to refuse to agree to desperately needed improvements in patient care conditions at this major Boston teaching hospital. The strike authorization vote has been scheduled to take place throughout the day and into the evening on Thursday, April 14.
Talks Resume Today With Federal Mediator as Nurses' Contract is Set to Expire BOSTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Tufts Medical Center, have scheduled a vote by the membership on Thursday, April 14, 2011 to authorize a one-day strike as management continues to refuse to agree to desperately needed improvements in patient care conditions at this major Boston teaching hospital. The announcement of the vote, comes as the parties meet today with a federal...
By Barbara Tiller, RN, Chair of the MNA Local Bargaining Unit 508-241-8215 BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is with great interest for the future of Tufts Medical Center that the registered nurses of this hospital respond to the pending retirement of CEO Ellen Zane.
HONOLULU, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoana announced today that Chief Strategic Officer T. Heather Herdman, Ph.D., RN, and Chief Medical Officer Lawrence Burgess, M.D., will be co-presenting at the annual conference of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses in early October 2008 in Nashville.