Title

Leading Change During an Inpatient Critical Care Unit Expansion

Publication Date

11-1-2008

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Acute care hospitals are changing rapidly to address economic and technologic advancements and meet community needs. The authors describe 1 medical center's use of Kotter's work on leading change to expand the neuroscience intensive care unit from 10 to 30 beds to meet community needs, improve hospital efficiencies, and increase bed capacity. Nurse satisfaction, retention, and other human resource quality data that showed positive results are compared before and after the change.

Publication Title

Journal of Nursing Administration

Volume

38

Issue

11

First Page

461

Last Page

467

DOI

10.1097/01.NNA.0000339476.73090.33

Version

pre-print, post-print with 12 month embargo, no publisher's pdf

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