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Best RN Ratios

In 2018, UNAC/UHCP RNs at Kaiser Permanente ratified a union contract that enshrined the best minimum nurse-to-patient ratios in the country.

Hospital units with higher nurse-to-patient staffing ratios had significantly lower incidence of central line IV bloodstream infections, pneumonia associated with ventilators, deaths within 30 days, and bed sores, studies show.

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