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As population health initiatives transform the focus of healthcare and reimbursement continues transitioning to value-based models, the roles of nurses are evolving. At the same time, a Millennial-laden workforce has a hard time staying in place, beckoned by the lure of advanced degrees and the desire for new experiences. While exploring opportunities for nurses to expand their practice into new territory, hospitals desperately need bedside nurses willing to commit to deeply learning the art of caring for acutely ill patients.
Takeaways: • Unify academic, professional, and organizational nursing strategies • Develop new roles related to population health and value-based initiatives • Explore opportunities to combine bedside care with aftercare • Ensure knowledge transfer with succession planning