Required Reading: Nurses as Champions of Patient Safety

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By Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN, editor-in-chief emeritus of AJN. Mason is a member of the National Advisory Committee of Kaiser Health News.

I was delighted to see Kaiser Health News publish a superb commentary by nurse researcher Mary Naylor and health economist Mark Pauly on why nurses are the key to patient safety and quality, the barriers that interfere with nurses being these sentinels, and what can be done to address these barriers. It should be required reading by all policymakers, CEOs of health care organizations, and trustees.

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2016-11-21T13:20:38+00:00 December 11th, 2009|career, nursing perspective, nursing research|1 Comment

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Senior editor/social media strategy, American Journal of Nursing, and editor of AJN Off the Charts.

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  1. Samantha Smith March 23, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    I’ve read the post and i certainly agree. After all, there is always room for improvements.

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