Keyword: California Nurses Association
Here's what hospital executives should consider as nurses unions push for stronger workplace violence prevention rules.
Healthcare unions look poised to chalk up two major wins in high-profile negotiations with California hospitals.
States that will participate in the new nurse licensing compact are Iowa, Kentucky, Tennessee, Delaware, Idaho and Arizona.
A new rule in California will require hospitals and other health facilities to protect employees from abuse with violence prevention protocols--and the regulation is a model that could spread to other states.
Deborah Burger, co-president of the California Nurses Association, says that when she started her career as an intensive care unit nurse in the 1970s, a grocery clerk made more money than she did. Things have changed quite a bit since then, especially in California.
California is among the first states to take a definitive step toward warning patients about surprise nursing home bills.