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A patient attacks nurses in the emergency room at Dorchester's Carney Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Hospital Workers Increasingly Targets Of Patient Violence

A recent survey found violence in hospitals targeting nurses and other employees has jumped 37 percent in the past three years.

07/08/2014

MGH nurses train to run the Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV)

Six MGH Nurses Running Marathon In Honor Of Those They Treated

They helped save the lives of the most critically wounded but feel like they need to do more.

04/04/2014

(File Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Hospitals Square Off With Nurses On Patient-Ratios Ballot Question

Massachusetts hospitals and the state’s top nurses’ union are facing off over a ballot question that would set nurse-patient ratios.

03/24/2014

(File Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Ballot Question Would Mandate Nurse-To-Patient Ratios In Mass.

Supporters of a ballot question that would limit the number of patients who can be assigned to a nurse at one time are planning to deliver the final batch of signatures designed to put the question before voters next year.

12/04/2013

UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester

UMass Memorial Reaches Contract Deal With Nurses

UMass Memorial Medical Center and the union representing 1,100 nurses have reached a tentative contract agreement that staves off a scheduled strike.

05/23/2013

(File Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Nurses At UMass Memorial Medical Center Authorize Union Strike

Nurses at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester have authorized union leaders to schedule a one-day strike.

04/12/2013

Nurse at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Worcester Nurses Forced To Choose Between Flu Shot, Mask

Nurses at UMass Memorial Medical Center who choose to not get a flu shot are required to wear a mask. The Massachusetts Nurses Association believes the new guidelines are not fair.

11/29/2012

Dr. Frederick L. Thum, emergency medicine physician at Cambridge Hospital, is a fan of the Apple iPad. (Photo courtesy: Boston Business Journal)

How Doctors, Nurses Are Using iPads

Some doctors and nurses are now experimenting with iPads in emergency rooms to save time.

03/16/2012

Nurses’ Strike At Boston Hospital Averted

A planned strike by nurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston has been averted by a last minute labor deal.

05/06/2011

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I-Team: Doctors, Nurses Not Required To Test For Drugs

The last thing someone going into surgery would ever consider is the possibility their doctor or nurse could be high on drugs. But it happens, sometimes with devastating consequences.

11/16/2010

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