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Focus (Medicine: Nurse Whistleblowers) #626843

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1999
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Boston: Betty Rollin) The fate of nurses who blow the whistle on bad care provided by their employers examined; case study in Boston cited. [Former Youville Hospital nurse Barry ADAMS - describes instances of negligence in the hospital.] The proposal of legislation in several states to protect whistleblowers reviewed. [American Nurses Association president Beverly MALONE - says there is a dangerous situation for patients and that care degenerates with whistleblower protection.] [American Hospital Association Lois KERCHER - responds.]

Reporter(s):
Rollin, Betty;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:02:50

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