Healthcare worker-patient ratio the focus of Rep. Riccelli’s new bill

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Hospital

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Representative Marcus Riccelli is sponsoring a bill in the current legislative session proposing safe staffing in hospitals. 

House Bill 1868 will let nurses and other health care staff have appropriate and safe patient ratios. It also seeks to ensure that these healthcare providers will not be overworked.