Edge Runners

Transforming America’s Health System Through Nursing Solutions

Health care in America today is inaccessible to many, expensive for most and fragmented for all. Enabling the system to deliver the best possible care at an acceptable cost requires not just reformation but transformation – moving American health care away from its current hospital-based, acuity-oriented, physician-dependent paradigm toward a patient-centered, convenient, helpful and affordable system.

Edge Runner Spotlight

 Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN

The Aging in Place Project

The Aging in Place Project is a nurse designed and coordinated program
which applies the skills and experience of Sinclair Home Care to assist    
seniors living in the Tiger Place community to remain in their homes and    
either avoid or delay hospitalization. Read More 

Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO)

The Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO) improves nursing home care for patients and reduces unnecessary costs
for states by providing free comprehensive, confidential on-site consultations with Missouri nursing homes on federal and state
quality indicator/measure reports, leadership skills, budget analysis and other tools for success. Read More

A Nursing Life: Serving the Nation

An inspiring photojournalism project that is documented the work of six Raise the Voice: Edge Runners, the nurse innovators at the center of the Raise the Voice campaign.

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Applications support the innovative work of nurses and demonstrate the holistic and integrated philosophy underlying nursing care. 

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