Weigh in on healthcare

President Obama’s transition team has launched a web site www.change.gov. Here you can read about the incoming administration’s healthcare agenda (scroll to the bottom of the page and click on ‘Healthcare’). Once there you can submit your ideas and let your voice be heard. Be sure to include your nursing credentials after your name when submitting the form.

It is important for nurses to understand the incoming president’s plan for healthcare reform so that you can speak intelligibly about it when it comes up in conversation. You’ll be called upon by your patients and other healthcare consumers to answer questions and offer opinions.

Healthcare will unquestionably be a major focus for the next administration. And any changes made will effect nursing. Be a part of the solution by offering your expert insights and opinions now.