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The Institute of Medicine has stated a goal that 90% of practice be evidence-based by 2020. Accordingto HealthyPeople.gov, the United States is currently at approximately 15%. Discuss two barriers thatmight hold nursing practice from achieving this goal, and suggest ways in which identified barriersmay be addressed.Implementing EBP into healthcare should be a priority and according to AJMC creates, “higher-quality,more affordable care, often stemming from lower rates of hospital infections, readmissions, and, ingeneral, improved outcomes.” (AJMC). Even though EBP is important, there are barrier to gettingeveryone to follow EBP guidelines. Most of it comes down to a few things, such as cost and the factthat many nurses, and providers, have done things a certain way for their whole careers and don’t see