Senator Ed Markey endorses Yes on Question 1

Press Release: Senator Ed Markey has added his support to the list of elected officials endorsing Yes on Question 1, An act relative to patient safety and hospital transparency (the Patient Safety Act). Over 150 organizations have also endorsed Yes on Question 1, including nursing organizations representing over 1 million members at the bedside.

“Health care should be about the patients and those professionals that care for them. It is important that we continually and collectively work to improve the quality of care provided to the patient and allow medical professionals, especially nurses, to do their jobs safely,” said Senator Markey. “Nurses are consistently ranked among the most trusted health care professionals, and we should trust them to know what they need to do their jobs safely and effectively. I stand with the nurses of Massachusetts in ensuring quality, affordable health care is available to all of our residents. I have confidence in our state leaders to work with our hospitals and other health care institutions to implement this policy fairly after it passes.”

Senator Markey is the most recent member of the Massachusetts delegation to endorse Yes on Question 1, including:

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