Tag: Nurse to patient ratios

Study: Professional judgment from nurses underutilized in workforce planning

Editor's Note A comparative study found that nurses’ professional judgment is not being utilized during workplace planning. The findings were published in the November 2023 issue of the International Journal of Nursing Studies.  Conducted in England and Wales, the study found that nurses were consulted for operational purposes during staff…

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By: Brita Belli
November 28, 2023

Study: Is nurse staffing legislation needed in New York?

Editor's Note This study by nurse researcher Linda Aiken, PhD, RN, FAAN, and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, finds that the Safe Staffing for Quality Act under consideration by the New York state assembly would save lives, shorten hospital stays, reduce readmissions, and lower costs.…

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By: Judy Mathias
September 27, 2022
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