13 Dec: Vitale Measure To Increase Public Information About Patient Care Passes Senate

TRENTON -A measure sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale that would require greater public reporting of patient care and staffing levels at New Jersey’s hospitals and nursing homes has been approved by the Senate.

“Statistics have shown that the nurse to patient ratio is reflected in the quality of care patients receive,” said Senator Vitale, D-Middlesex, who also chairs the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens committee. “