According to Nursing Leadership from Bedside to Boardroom, large majorities of opinion leaders said they would like to see nurses have more influence in a large number of areas, including reducing medical errors and improving patient safety (90%); improving quality of care (89%); promoting wellness and expanding preventive care (86%); improving health care efficiency and reducing costs (84%); coordinating care through the health care system (83%); helping the health care system adapt to an aging population (83%); and increasing access to health care (74%).
Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, vice chaired the committee that researched and issued the IOM report, will deliver the keynote presentation, at 9:00 am on Friday, January 7. Her presentation is titled, Leading the Way: Who Will Answer the Call?
More information and registration is available on the National League of Nursing website.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) developed a diverse committee comprised of nursing leaders across the country to study the future needs of the nursing profession.
A survey of 100 primary care and specialist physician members of the online community Sermo.com that collected physician opinions about a range of issues related to nursing found that physicians think that physicians and patients should value availability of specialists and location/proximity highly when selecting a hospital in which to deliver and receive care.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence are hosting the Initiative on the Future of Nursing New York Conference. The transformational report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, released on October 5, and the national implementation strategy that will shape health care in New York will be discussed at this national meeting.
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WVU Healthcare: WVU nursing leaders plan health reform in D.C.
Three West Virginia University School of Nursing leaders recently met with a group of select colleagues for a gathering many health professionals are already calling ‘historic.’ 500 U.S. nursing leaders spent November 30 and December 1 in Washington, D.C. discussing and designing a landmark plan of action expected to reshape the existing health care system by strengthening the roles of nurses at all levels of care.
On October 5, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a new report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, an unequivocal call to action for all who care about improving health care in this country.
The Partners in Nursing (PIN) annual meeting will bring together the PIN partners, foundation and nursing workforce leaders to network, share ideas and best practices and increase skills and capacity to strengthen collaboration and ensure greater impact of our work.