Goals for Health Care Reform and Implications for Education and Practice

Deborah Kendall-Gallagher

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March 2012 marked the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), landmark legislation designed to transform health care delivery in the United States. Understanding how the ACA will impact care delivered in the hospital setting is essential for perioperative nurses if they are to influence and lead change to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)481-488
Number of pages8
JournalPerioperative Nursing Clinics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012



  • Affordable Care Act
  • Health care reform
  • Leading change

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medical–Surgical

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