Leadership & Professional Development

Leading Change: Implementation of a New Care Coordination Model

Anne M. Ireland

breast cancer, professional issues, quality of life
ONF 2016, 43(3), 278-280. DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.278-280

Today’s healthcare environment is characterized by a multitude of changes: acquisitions and mergers, streamlining of operations, restructuring and leadership shifts, new regulatory requirements with the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, implementation and meaningful use, and advances in technology driven by the employment of electronic health records. The impact of these changes is complex and fraught with challenges in an industry that historically and culturally is cautious and slow to change.

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