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Healthcare Leadership, Policymakers Should Listen to Nurses, Says Gallup Survey
Health Leaders Media - Janice Simmons

A new Gallup Survey of opinion leaders from across the country found that most believe nurses should have greater influence in many healthcare areas—from reducing medical errors to improving efficiency and reducing costs—but that significant barriers continue to block them from fully achieving those goals. The survey, called “Nursing Leadership from Bedside to Boardroom: Opinion Leaders’ Perceptions,” was conducted on behalf of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and released at a briefing in Washington on Wednesday.