Linking Processes of Nursing Care and Patient Safety Outcomes: An Analysis of the Cause and Effects of Safe Practices
This research brief identifies hospital characteristics that facilitate adoption of evidenced-based practices to improve patient safety.
The purpse of this research brief is to increase our understanding of how nurses’ health problems reduce productivity, especially problems such as musculoskeletal pain and/or depression; and explore the impact of this reduced “nurse presenteeism” on the quality of nursing care, patient safety, and health care costs.
Impact of Medical Surgical Acute Care Microsystem Nurse Characteristics and Practices on Patient Outcomes
This research brief develops a model to understand the effects of nurse workload, staff nurse characteristics, and selected nursing risk assessment and processes of care on patient outcomes.
This research brief refines, implements, and evaluates a nursing-driven intervention to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).
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This research brief assesses how well patients understand and value the 15 nursing sensitive quality measures endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NFQ), and develops and assesses the components of care coordination in hospitals that patients believe are likely to be significantly affected by nursing quality.
In the spring of 2013, The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action hosted a national summit in Washington, D.C.
New Study Shows Fewer Deaths in Hospitals That Have Higher Percentages of Nurses with Baccalaureate Degrees
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Initiative Provides Roadmap for Improving Patient Care
Seven-Year Initiative Built Research Science, Provided Definitive Evidence of Nursing’s Contributions to Improving Care, Identified New Areas for Research, and Challenges
A new study reveals that the health of critically ill newborns is endangered by insufficient nurse staffing.