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Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses
presents a case for making these changes despite the many difficulties facing HCOs, policy makers, and other components of the health care system. It asserts the committee’s position that it is not just necessary, but also possible, to transform the work environment of today’s nurses. It further provides evidence that in addition to benefiting patients, such changes will benefit nurses, other health care workers, and the organizations in which they practice.
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