Author: Ackerman, M.

Centralized Resources for Nurse Practitioners: Common Early Experiences Among Leaders of Six Large Health Systems

Purpose: This article describes common experiences of institutions that have pioneered the work of integrating nurse practitioners (NPs) into complex hospital environments and addresses effective strategies in achieving a centralized leadership model. Data sources: We conducted an informal, written survey and focus group discussions comparing experiences of leaders who were first in the position of centralizing resources […]

Creating an Organizational Model to Support Advanced Practice

The growing number of advanced practice providers in hospital systems has necessitated the establishment of centralized coordinating centers to manage core functions related to regulatory requirements and credentialing and to provide resources for research and evidence-based practice and practice model innovation. The Margaret D. Sovie Center for Advanced Practice was created at the University of […]