Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Recommendations: Update and Review
Five years have passed since the IOM “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health”. Now the IOM has issued a report that assesses how well its 2010 recommendations have been implemented. Stuart Altman, PhD, chair of the multidisciplinary committee that wrote the report states: “It is clear to me that the nursing profession is a far more important component of the U. S. health care system than it was 45 years ago”. Altman notes that the 2010 report was a catalyst for a number of new activities and served as a boost to several trends had begun before the report was released.