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.
Importance of Content, Context, and Policy Environment: Evidence of the Case for Investments in Nursing
This paper describes the strength of the evidence generated through Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) funded research that relates to the case for investing in nursing. Factors that may limit the existing evidence and its transferability into clinical practice also are explored. Read the Evidence Brief.
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.
The purpose of this research brief is to develop and test the effectiveness of a web-based fall prevention tool kit (FPTK) in four acute care hospitals.
This research brief examines the relationship between the use of supplemental nurses and outcomes of hospitalized adults.
This research brief identifies and assesses the impact of nurse staffing levels on the quality of patient care.