Call for Public Comments: Nurse's Role in Care Coordination

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The American Nurses Association (ANA) invites public comment on the draft ANA position statement: Care Coordination and Nurses’ Essential Role. ANA has drafted this position statement articulating the need for registered nurses to be integral in care coordination efforts.

The dual goals of health reform - quality improvement and cost control - are largely reliant on effective coordination of patient care. This position statement articulates the essential role of the registered nurse in the care coordination process. ANA is deeply committed to improving the quality of outcomes for patients and providing greater health care efficiencies through care coordination centered on the needs and preferences of patients and their families. 

ANA invites comments on this position statement until Thursday March 15 at 5 pm ET. 

ANA appreciates your assistance with reviewing this important document.