Nurses make a unique contribution to achieving the goals of improved health and efficient and effective health care systems at the local, state and national levels. Our goal is to build healthier communities in America by increasing nurses’ presence on corporate, health-related, and other boards, panels, and commissions. The following articles further support the value of nurse leadership. For additional resources, please select ‘For Nurses’ or ‘For Organizations’ above.
The Governance Institute BoardRoom Press articles:
- Benson, L., & Harper, K. (2017, February). Why your nurses should serve on community health boards.. In Governance Institute BoardRoom Press.
- Benson, L., & Hassmiler, S. (2016, October). Improve the patient experience- Ask a nurse to join the board.. In Governance Institute BoardRoom Press.
- Benson, L., & Weston, M. (2016, December). Improve outcomes and lower costs across the continuum of care.. In Governance Institute BoardRoom Press.
Nursing Economics: Importance of Nurses on Boards
- Harper, K.J., Brewington, J.G. (2022, January/February), Diverse Leadership Needed for a Changing World. Nursing Economic$, 40(1), 46-48.
- Harper, K. J., & Benson, L. S. (2020, November/December). Are you ready for Board Service? Identifying key competencies and discovering your path to the boardroom. Nursing Economics, 38(6), 316-323.
- Cleveland, K. A. & Harper, K. J., (2020, March/April). Prepare and pursue board opportunities: A practical guide for nurse leaders to serve on a board. Nursing Economics, 38(2), 94-97.
- Harper, K. J., & Wray, R. (2019, November/December). Attaining a seat at the table: Process, preparation, and potential. Nursing Economics, 37(6), 324-327.
- Harper, K. J., & Benson, L. S. (2019, August). The importance and impact of nurses serving on boards. Nursing Economics, 37(4), 209-212.
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