The November election ballot in Massachusetts contains a binding question that, if approved by voters, would have a devastating impact on Berkshire Medical Center, Fairview Hospital, and all other hospitals across the Commonwealth. You can read the entire ballot question here www.protectpatientsafety.com/initiative-petition.

Massachusetts nurses, hospitals and leading health care organizations oppose this overly rigid and unproven proposal. They know it will take decision-making power out of the hands of healthcare professionals at the bedside, harm our state’s highly rated quality of care, and drive up costs for everyone.