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Health Coalition Gets Grant to Prep Nursing

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March 28, 2013

Salt Lake City – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced that Utah Action Coalition for Health will be one of 20 states to be part of a new $3 million initiative, the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program. The program is designed to help states prepare the nursing profession to address the nation’s most pressing health care challenges: access, quality, and cost.

The program bolsters efforts already underway in 50 states and the District of Columbia—the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action—to transform health care through nursing and meet the challenges stemming from an aging and more diverse population. A joint initiative of AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Campaign for Action is working to implement the Institute of Medicine’s evidence-based recommendations on the future of nursing. The Campaign provides a voice and a vehicle for nurses at all levels to lead system change to improve care for patients and families by collaborating with business, consumer, and other health professional organizations.

“This grant is designed to spur progress in Utah, which already is doing impressive work to transform nursing education, practice, and leadership,” said Susan B. Hassmiller RWJF senior adviser for nursing and director of the Campaign for Action. “The Foundation is committed to helping states build a more highly educated, diverse nursing workforce that will improve health outcomes for patients, families, and communities.”

The initiative will provide two-year grants of up to $150,000 to 20 state-based action coalitions that have developed or made substantial progress toward implementing the IOM recommendations. The grant also calls for states to obtain matching funds.

“Our focus on meaningful outcomes that will truly transform health care in Utah was a key factor in being selected,” said Juliana Preston, executive director of HealthInsight and co-lead of the Utah Action Coalition for Health. “We are part of a powerful movement working to shape the future of health care for all Americans.”

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