A WNYC-Pro Publica investigation finds New York lags behind other states when it comes to disciplining nurses who are incompetent or even commit crimes.
Hear to explain why: Daniela Porat, New York Times reporter.
NY disciplines nurses much less frequently than other states. @d_porat et al investigate https://t.co/7yZcQqwsU9pic.twitter.com/JjWyLnL1Tk
— Robert Gebeloff (@gebeloffnyt) April 7, 2016
Nurses are asked to disclose criminal record in job applications. Hiring party rarely looks into it, says @d_porat.
— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) April 8, 2016
@BrianLehrer Even funeral directors in NY are required to get CEUs to maintain their license, and no one dies if they goof up.
— Michelle CarterVerna (@TheMcVerna) April 8, 2016