Modern Healthcare Names ‘Most Powerful’ Nurses
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor at NurseZone
In a year dominated by debate on health care reform, President Barack Obama, not surprisingly, topped Modern Healthcare’s 2009 list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare. Several influential nurses also ranked highly among the publication’s readers.
“This recognition isn’t about any one individual, rather it reflects well on the nursing profession’s collective strength, wisdom and leadership,” said Rebecca M. Patton, MSN, RN, CNOR, president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), which, along with its constituent members represents nearly 200,000 individual nurses.
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