Facilitating Change in Health Policy . By Mary Knutson, RN, MSN Health Vista, Inc. June 26, 2005. Introduction. Legislative change is generally slow and frustrating Health professionals and the public have more power to affect change than they realize
Facilitating Change in Health Policy
By Mary Knutson, RN, MSN
Health Vista, Inc.
June 26, 2005
How do you get the government to consider action on a problem?
What do you think should be done about the problem?
How do you get the government to accept a particular solution?
Understanding the legislative process
Did the policy work?
Be clear and concise
Congressional Record, past and present
Agencies, White House, Public Laws
Search under (your state) legislative bills or search (your state) legislators