The Explosion of Virtual Nursing Care

JONA- Spotlight on Disruptive Innovation February 2017
By Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, JD, MS, RN

The call for care model innovation is clear, spearheaded by rising health-care costs, changing payer expectations, overall fiscal and workforce shortages, and an increasingly co-morbid patient population requiring significant, long-term support. As part of care model innovation, the leveraging of technology is key.