What have been the effects (adverse or positive) of this policy on health care cost, quality, and access?

What have been the effects (adverse or positive) of this policy on health care cost, quality, and access?

What have been the effects (adverse or positive) of this policy on health care cost, quality, and access?

In this week’s media presentation, Dr. Trauma, Dr. Wakefield, and Ms. Cole discuss how public policies initiated at the national or state level ultimately influence what occurs at the institutional and local level of nursing practice and health care delivery. Health care policy usually is developed to address health care cost, quality, or access, or a combination of the three. Due to the nature of their interaction with patients, nurses are well situated to be effective, knowledgeable advocates for their patients.