Health facilities should also ensure that nurses have safe working conditions. The
environment should be as conducive as possible for nurses to dispatch their service (Iglehart,
2013) . Nurses are best suited to address all issues revolving around dispensing healthcare
Nurses' innovation care delivery role is committed to ensuring that disease prevention
efforts are prioritized, and resources are used efficiently. There are innovations to inform about
current and future engagements in nursing. Nursing Innovation and Advocacy helps to engage
nurses with new healthcare delivery models and reflect on the current and future nursing efforts
in care delivery.
Article Summary and General Theme
In the 19th century, there developed the need for hospitals to have an additional workforce to
care for an increasing population of sick and dependent people. The emergence of the concept of
germ theory, together with some other medical technological discoveries, led to increased
involvement of nurses in solving care problems (Baer et al., 2002) . New medical findings
catalyzed the need for nurses to prevent diseases and solve patient care problems (figure 1).
This article identifies nursing innovations to improve health and prevent diseases (figure 2).
It dives into the past nursing practices to improve current and future care delivery. The article
revolves around the framework of identifying problems or opportunities, identifying nursing
approaches or interventions, advocating for the use of nursing roles, collaborating professionally,
coordinating care, and monitoring and evaluating outcomes. (Brody et al., 2017)
Economic concepts and Principles
In health care, resources are not sufficient to cater to the demand. For this reason, economic
concepts and principles must be employed to prioritize the many health-related needs (Veldkamp
et al., 2004) . These concepts can be used in the following issues: private duty nurse registry,
visiting nurse association, nurses and insurance, and expanding nursing and public health
The author of the article is K Jane Muir. She is a nurse by profession. Furthermore, I have
noted that there are no other studies that this author has published. It is also notable that in the
article, there are no economists in this article.
Point of view.
The authors highlighted nursing innovation and advocacy in this article while comparing
the past with the present medical care delivery. The authors also expressed how health
practitioners address the medical field. They also provided evidence on how economic principles
are employed in the medical field. They showed the relationship between financial concepts and
The article highlighted the issues relating to nurses, applying economic concepts and
principles and health, economic and innovation in health and population health. Solutions were
entirely posed for all these highlighted issues. Some of these issues relate to care coordination
between healthcare professionals. Visiting home nurses is an excellent intervention in managing
chronic diseases. Another issue that was presented relates to population health. Population health
is aimed at addressing health wellness and disease prevention among populations. Nursing
education is also an issue that relates to healthcare. Nursing education promotes cost-
effectiveness and improves quality projects in clinical settings.
Conclusions and Recommendations.
From the above, learning how the nursing system used to be run in the past can help
make more informed decisions. Hospitals should invest heavily in nurses' skills mix and quality
training. Nurses with more highly trained workers record low cases of mortality. (Levett-Jones,
2005) . Health facilities should also ensure that nurses have a safe working environment. The
environment should be as conducive as possible for nurses to dispatch their services.
Agree or Disagree Health
It is true that enhancing proper nursing practices in the population is vital for health care
delivery and decision making. It is crucial to increase nursing care by employing economics
education in the nursing curricula. Health economics is essential in helping nurses to understand
their impact on societal cost changes and impact policy changes. From this article, we learn that
interventions by nurses demonstrate nursing’s value.
Nurses who have had quality training advocate for public nursing services to reduce
hospitalization cases. Collaboration of nurses with IT and other clinical experts results in better
health care services. Nurse leaders monitor the fees collected to improve cost-effectiveness and
identify cost-saving reductions in the emergency department. From this article, we learn that
there is a need to spend more resources on healthcare. Population health management and
nursing education are the primary avenues for integrating and promoting nursing into cost-saving
1. What was the percentage change of total revenue and total expenses? 0.12%
2. Which department had the most significant percentage increase in costs? Plant
age in years
3. Which department had the most essential monetary rise in prices? Profit margin
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Figure 1 :medical inventions in the 19th century
Figure 2 :the AI robot that thinks out loud