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Authors

  1. Krugman, Mary E. PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
  2. Sanders, Carolyn L. PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Abstract

Nurse managers face significant pressures in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Staying current with multiple sources of data, including reports that detail institutional and unit performance outcomes, is particularly challenging. A Nurse Manager Customized Profile was developed at a western academic hospital to provide a 1-page visual of pertinent data to help managers and director supervisors focus coaching to improve unit performance. Use of the Decisional Involvement Scale provided new insights into measuring manager performance.