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Nursing and Healthcare Reform

Explore the changes brought about by healthcare reform and how it affects nursing in an informative podcast brought to you by Becker Hospital Review. This podcast features industry experts Patrick Robinson, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Capella University, and Holly Lorenz, Chief Nurse Executive at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Listen as these nurse leaders discuss:

  • Ways that the Affordable Care Act has changed the field of nursing
  • How healthcare reform has changed the patient experience
  • How nurses and other health care professionals can adapt to these changes
  • What additional changes nurses can expect to see in the next 5-10 years

This podcast is sponsored by Capella University. The participants were aware they were being recorded for this podcast.

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