Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Priyanka Dayal McCluskey and Andy Rosen Globe Staff November 06, 2018 CANTON — Massachusetts voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday that would have set strict limits on the numbers of patients assigned to hospital nurses, following a bruising and … [Read more...] about Voters reject Question 1, which would have mandated nurse staffing levels; decision has far-reaching impact for health care
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Liz Kowalczyk Globe Staff October 30, 2018 Linda Condon’s overnight shift in the Morton Hospital emergency room was nerve-racking, to say the least. There were 17 psychiatric patients — most of them unstable — plus nine seriously ill … [Read more...] about When are nurse staffing levels unsafe? Reports fuel debate over ballot question
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Eric Boodman STAT October 28, 2018 When he first saw the e-mail, just after finishing rounds in the surgical intensive care unit, Dr. Joseph Schlesinger began to panic. A government staffer was writing to inform him that he’d made “a fatal … [Read more...] about A typeface glitch can be fatal to a science funding request
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