The Power of Data to Illuminate the Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Nursing Workforce

Product type: keynote presentation delivered at the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers on June 11th, 2020.

Authors: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP, with the with the Nursing Workforce Team.


•I believe in power of data to shape policy
•We are in uncharted waters
•Data and evidence must be our north star
―Pre Pandemic period : shift to value, ambulatory settings, addressing SDOH and team based care
―Pandemic period : surge efforts, relaxation of SOP, telehealth and health disparities
―Post pandemic period : sustaining the nursing
workforce; effect of burnout on pipeline and
existing workforce
•How we document, frame and message evidence matters if we aim to influence policy

Read the full presentation here.