Find Rhode Island Hospital Staffing Plans for 2020. Each hospital’s unit-by-unit staffing plans budgeted for 2020, by shift, and actual staffing for fiscal year 2019 (and prior years). Voluntarily posted nurse-to-patient staffing ratios. May be difficult for consumers to interpret to compare RI hospital performance, especially with all the different types of inpatient units. However, the Emergency Department information also includes average daily number of ER visits and whether they have services such as a Behavioral Health Counselor for every shift, or not. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, staffing plans for 2020 and 2021 may not be that helpful. Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) PatientCareLink; click on Staffing Plans & Reports. PatientCareLink is a joint venture of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), Organization of Nurse Leaders of MA, RI, NH, CT, VT (ONL), and Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI).