Performance-Based Incentives for Hospitals Could Hinder Nurses
A system of performance-based incentives for hospitals could have detrimental effects on the nursing work force and hamper the nursing practice environment, according to a study by an RN.
Report Available from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Insitute of Medicine
Cultural competence and patient-centered care will lead to higher quality care, improve outcomes and narrow health disparities, Aasim Padela writes.
On February 2, 2011 UCSF held a panel discussion to provide an overview of Institute of Medicine report. The event outlined goals for California, the UC Schools of Nursing, and UCSF in implementing key recommendations of the report including expanding leadership opportunities for nurses, increasing the number of nurses with BA and PhD degrees by 2020, and making nurses “full partners’’ with physicians and other health care professionals in redesigning health care in the United States.
Sue Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine will present at the MNA Summit to be held at the Mississippi TradeMart on January 25, 2011.
More information on the CNL Summit is available on the AACN website.
On January 12, 2011, the University of Washington School of Nursing held an event to discuss the implications of the Institute of Medicine's report, Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health for Washington state.
Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., senior director of nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, presented information about the report and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a collaboration created by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the AARP Foundation to advance the report recommendations.
The National Nurse: More on the Need for a Visible Nurse Leader for Health Promotion and Prevention