Lauran Hardin, MSN, RN-BC, CNL, FNAP
National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs

Lauran Hardin provides education, co-design and coaching in complex care transformation. Hardin previously directed a Complex Care Center serving multiple providers and more than 1,500 high frequency/complex patients in the Mercy Health System.  The Center's model has resulted in better patient navigation and outcomes, including decreased ED visits, hospitalizations, and costs for vulnerable populations. She received the National CNL Vanguard award from AACN in January 2015. Her innovative model of care earned "Edge Runner" recognition from the American Academy of Nursing in June of 2015.  She was named AARP Culture of Health Scholar in January of 2017 and inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing in 2018 and will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in October 2019. Hardin has a Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Detroit Mercy, with certifications in Pain Management and Hospice.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The movement to pay attention to the social determinants of health (SDOH) is strong in health care, and the SDOH are now considered core to health and health care. These wide-ranging drivers that have implications for interprofessional clinical learning environments include: reducing readmissions to hospitals, optimal team composition to address underlying causes of disease, cost savings, value-added care, payment and performance metrics, innovative team-based delivery processes, and social justice.  This plenary will focus on three perspectives of the SDOH: business, national focus on…