- For countries to achieve Universal Health Coverage and address the challenging demands of health and healthcare provision, there must be change and innovation to the health industry.
- The former National Health Service (NHS) Institute for Innovation and Improvement stated that “innovation is about doing things differently or doing different things to achieve gains in performance.” [i]
- As first hand witnesses to the needs of patients and the challenges of the health system, nurses are well positioned to provide innovative solutions. From new models of care, to new technologies, nurses are leading this change.
[i] UK NHS. Institute for Innovation and Improvement; Innovation Making it Happen. 2011.