(May 13, 2020) Nelson-Brantley, H.; Bailey, K.D.; Batcheller, J.; Caraamanica, L.; Lyman, B.; and Snow, Francine. (2020). Disruptive innovation: Impact for practice, policy, and academia. Journal of Nursing Administration (February 2020), 50(2), 63-65. doi:10.1097/NNA. 0000000000000843
The 2019 Association for Leadership Science in Nursing International Conference, Disruptive Innovation, was held in Los Angeles, California, with attendees from 30 US states, Canada, Brazil, and China. Presenters discussed the need for nurse leaders to advocate for health equity, lead evidence-based innovation, how robots and other technology are generating disruptive innovations in healthcare, and building strong academic-practice partnerships to address nursing workforce challenges. This article will report on these important insights.