TITLE

QUALITY AND THE NURSING WORKFORCE

AUTHOR(S)
CLARK, CHERYL
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the investigative work of Linda Aiken, professor of nursing and sociology and director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania, particularly on the effect of nursing workforce issues on hospital quality and outcomes.
ACCESSION #
83867993

 

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