Healthcare Pulse

The healthcare industry has seen recent wins, losses, and expenses. In Pennsylvania, nurses at Penn Highlands DuBois turned down the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals, while nurses for Shasta Regional in California voted 241-27 to join...

Study Claims Nurses Strikes Kill Patients

A study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research claims in-hospital mortality jumps 19.4% during a nurses’ strike.  According to the study, “Hospitals functioning during nurses’ strikes do so at a lower quality of patient care.”  The study also...