Social Justice Considerations in Neonatal Care for Nurse Managers and Executives

Linda Yoder, Marlene Walden, M. Terese Verklan

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    This article presents the struggle between social justice and market justice within the current health care system, specifically issues affecting neonatal care. Community benefit is described and discussed as an aspect of social justice demonstrated by hospitals. The federal and state Children's Health Insurance Program also is discussed in relation to social justice and health care costs. Implications for managers and executives overseeing neonatal care are presented in relation to the economic and social issues.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)349-358
    Number of pages10
    JournalJOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - 2010


    • Access to care
    • Community benefit
    • Cost
    • Health disparities
    • Neonatal care
    • Nursing administration
    • Quality of care
    • Social justice

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pediatrics
    • Critical Care
    • Maternity and Midwifery


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