“Somebody is Going to Die”

Nurses take the Fall for Management Failure to Protect Patients

Reading about Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal, I learned that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — which controls some of the busiest airports, tunnels and bridges in the world — has 6,800 employees, manages tens of billions of dollars in assets, and has a $7.8 billion annual budget. If you live in the area, you know that you can get around pretty well, and most people take the generally smooth management of the enormously complicated transportation infrastructure in the greater New York area for granted.

Worst hospital: Cayuga Medical Center