A long-awaited study on nurse staffing levels at Minnesota hospitals has prompted fresh division between nurses and their employers. The Minnesota Nurses Association had hoped the state’s study would help nail down firm patient-to-nurse ratios.
A Minnesota lawmaker is proposing much tougher state penalties for violence against health care workers.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the 68-year-old patient who attacked four nurses at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood and later died Sunday morning. The medical examiner says St. Paul resident Charles Emmett Logan was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after the incident.
The shortage of doctors, nurses and medical equipment is making the Ebola outbreak in West Africa difficult to contain. Tuesday, the United Nations Secretary General urged the international community to step up and help out.
She served our country in the Air Force from 2001 to 2005 before leaving the military to earn a nursing degree. Now, the emergency room nurse at Hennepin County Medical Center is once again feeling the patriotic pull.
Some Minnesota legislators met on Friday to determine if there’s a gap in the system when it comes to nurses and background checks. It’s a gap that’s preventing employers from finding out if a nurse has a criminal history.
Nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract, averting a possible strike.
The Bradacs are from Hudson, Wis., and while there are hospitals much closer to them, the Bradacs chose to deliver all of their children at St. Joseph’s in St. Paul, Minn.
Minnesota hospitals and nurses are moving past differences to back a compromise to track and study how patient care units are staffed.
With a compromise emerging in the Minnesota House, the state Senate is beginning to look at nursing regulations covering hospitals.
A Minnesota nurses union and the state’s hospitals neared a deal Friday to study and publish more data about medical center staffing plans rather than put minimum requirements for inpatient care into law.
A Minnesota nurses union and the state’s hospitals are nearing a deal to study and publish more data about staffing plans rather than put minimum staffing requirements into law.
Minnesota lawmakers fell into partisan camps Thursday as a House panel advanced a bill seeking state regulations on the number of nurses working shifts in hospitals.
A labor contract covering 12,000 Twin Cities nurses has been approved.
Negotiators for six Twin Cities hospital systems and the Minnesota Nurses Association have reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract.