Massachusetts Ballot Question 1: Nurse-Patient Ratios, Against

Massachusetts Ballot Question 1 calls for limits on the number of patients assigned to a nurse at one time. It is backed by the Massachusetts Nursing Association, with representatives saying such a measure will ensure patient safety. Not everyone in the medical community agrees. In this segment, learn why those who oppose Question 1 feel the initiative would do more harm than good. Carolee McGrath sat down with Spiros Hatiras, President and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center and Colleen Desai, Chief Nursing Officer at HMC, to find out why they say NO on Question 1.