AAACN Releases “State of the Industry Report” Outlining Ambulatory Care Nurse-Sensitive Indicators

Collaboration with CALNOC will help nurse leaders measure improvement in safety and quality of care in the outpatient setting.

PITMAN, NJ – Over the past twenty years, with an eye on reducing costs and improving care, patients are spending less time in the hospital and more time in ambulatory care. Yet the way we currently measure a nurse’s impact is the same for inpatient and outpatient settings.

A new report by the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) sheds light on the shortcomings of existing nurse-sensitive indicators and leads the way for nurse leaders to demonstrate quality patient care and nursing excellence in the ambulatory care setting...

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