Nurses Should Have More Influence in Planning, Developing Policy, and Management

    • February 1, 2010

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%).