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Justice is (finally) served for nurses in whistleblower case

Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 29, 2009

Two nurse anesthetists from Minnesota sacrificed their careers to pursue lawsuits against Allina Health Care, which ended with a settlement and changes to Medicare rules that helped save the profession, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. But despite the victory they helped bring about, Ladonna Schweer and Gayle McKay had to sue their own organization, the Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, in order to make the group honor its long-standing vow to compensate them for putting their ideals ahead of their jobs, the Star-Tribune reports.