This article takes a look at the 2016 Queensland (Australia) study that implemented minimum nurse-to-patient standards in an effort to quantify the premise. Not surprisingly, the patient outcomes improved by reliable metrics. The kicker however is the decrease in financial cost to the institutions that implemented the minimum standard.

Check out the article below that assesses the effectiveness of implementing minimum nurse-to-patient ratios on nurse staffing and patient outcomes.

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