Nurse-Pharmacist Collaboration on Medication Reconciliation: A Novel Approach to Information Management
This research brief explores whether a nurse-pharmacist led medication reconciliation protocol could efficiently and inexpensively prevent potential adverse drug events (ADEs) at the admission and discharge transitions of care.
This research brief determines the relationships among characteristics of the nursing practice environment, nurses’ error interception practices and non-intercepted medication errors in acute care hospitals.
This evidence brief describes implementation strategies, challenges, and lessons learned from conducting five Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) funded implementation studies, and presents two case examples of other INQRI studies to illustrate dissemination strategies.
This research brief summarizes the research of four interdisciplinary teams funded by the Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) and reflects on challenges and future directions to improving quality measurement.
This evidence brief seeks to identify methodological problems in implementation science using four Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) projects as case studies and, based on findings, make recommendations for further methods development.
This evidence brief describes scientific advances in understanding relationships between nursing care processes, and patient outcomes in 2004 (the year prior to the launch of the Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative-INQRI ) and 2009.
This research brief examines the effect of complementary leadership on care team performance by nurses and physicians involved in jointly providing health care services.
Introduction to a Medical Care Special Supplement: The Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative
This special edition of Medical Care provides an overview of the Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) program’s strategy, goals, and impact, highlighting cross-cutting issues addressed by the initiative.
This research brief estimates the impact of nurse staffing on hospital performance improvement in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)/Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) project. Read the brief.
Efforts to create state-level nursing workforce data systems are frequently hindered by organizational, analytical and funding challenges. This series of three briefs identifies strategies nursing stakeholders can engage in to convince stakeholders of the need and justification for a system; identifies strategies to address common logistical obstacles; and suggests mechanisms to enhance the collection of robust data to inform nursing workforce policy decisions.