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Authors

  1. Beglinger, Joan Ellis RN, MSN, MBA, FACHE, FAAN

Abstract

Nurse executives are challenged with seemingly endless transitions, fueled by healthcare transformation that regularly exposes us to new risks and opportunities. Structures are being redesigned in pursuit of a vision of population health. Roles are evolving to accommodate management structures that extend far beyond traditional walls and disciplines. Models of care are redesigned with the focus on interprofessional collaboration and the patient as partner. We grapple to understand the implications of volume to value and define the transitions we must navigate to land on our feet. Everything we thought we knew is subject to reevaluation. Some topics we thought were long settled; perhaps, even yesterday's news must be reexamined. Shared governance is 1 such topic.