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  1. Boston-Fleischhauer, Carol JD, MS, RN


Despite Health Resources and Services Administration projecting a national excess of approximately 300 000 RNs as compared with demand by 2030, continued regional and local shortages have been confirmed. Pockets of chronic nurse shortages for various reasons, continued margin pressures, increased inpatient care complexity, continued RN turnover, and overall RN resilience are prompting chief nurse executives to investigate staffing model innovations. Next-generation staffing models include those that significantly embrace new teams and technology, as well as the philosophy of primary nursing care. Chief nurse executives must carefully analyze all models from the standpoint of organizational, cultural, and professional norms, as well their role in spearheading such efforts.