An Interview with Malinda Markowitz
One of the least reported problems in U.S. hospitals is the placement of patients in “observation” status, where they can be held for hours or days with less public oversight and fewer protections.
Hundreds of registered nurses from across California gathered in Sacramento,Tuesday, May 12 on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale to encourage state legislators to step up efforts to improve protections for hospital patients, and stop an attack on regulatory safeguards.
“Our state is not for sale”
“We want justice for our patients”
Malinda Markowitz is an RN and one of the Presidents of California Nurses Association.