Patricia Stone

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nurse, system and quality patient care outcomes in 8-hour and 12-hour shifts
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York City, New York 10032, USA
    Med Care 44:1099-106. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Nurse working conditions and patient safety outcomes
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Med Care 45:571-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint State of infection prevention in US hospitals enrolled in the National Health and Safety Network
    Patricia W Stone
    Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:94-9. 2014
  4. pmc The association between nurse staffing and hospital outcomes in injured patients
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:247. 2012
  5. pmc Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia
    Andrew Dick
    RAND Corporation, 20 Park Plaza Suite 920, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:432. 2012
  6. pmc Hospital staffing and health care-associated infections: a systematic review of the literature
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:937-44. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Cost of hospital-associated infections in Massachusetts
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:210-4. 2009
  8. pmc Staffing and structure of infection prevention and control programs
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 617 W 168th Street, NewYork, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:351-7. 2009
  9. pmc Economic burden of healthcare-associated infections: an American perspective
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University, Center for Health Policy, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 9:417-22. 2009
  10. pmc CMS changes in reimbursement for HAIs: setting a research agenda
    Patricia W Stone
    Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Care 48:433-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nurse, system and quality patient care outcomes in 8-hour and 12-hour shifts
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York City, New York 10032, USA
    Med Care 44:1099-106. 2006
    ..Many nurses desire 12-hour shifts. However, there are concerns about implementation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nurse working conditions and patient safety outcomes
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Med Care 45:571-8. 2007
    ..System approaches, such as improving working conditions, have been advocated to improve patient safety. However, the independent effect of many working condition variables on patient outcomes is unknown...
  3. doi request reprint State of infection prevention in US hospitals enrolled in the National Health and Safety Network
    Patricia W Stone
    Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:94-9. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc The association between nurse staffing and hospital outcomes in injured patients
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:247. 2012
    ..The impact of nurse staffing and skill mix on trauma outcomes has not been previously reported. The goal of this study was to examine whether nurse staffing levels and nursing skill mix are associated with trauma patient outcomes...
  5. pmc Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia
    Andrew Dick
    RAND Corporation, 20 Park Plaza Suite 920, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:432. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Hospital staffing and health care-associated infections: a systematic review of the literature
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:937-44. 2008
    ..The methods employed and operational definitions used for both staffing and HAI varied; despite this variability, trends were apparent. Research characterizing effective staffing for infection control departments is needed...
  7. doi request reprint Cost of hospital-associated infections in Massachusetts
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:210-4. 2009
    ..At the Expert Panel's request, a cost-of-illness study was conducted using available data sources. In Massachusetts, the excess hospital costs attributed to HAIs were estimated at approximately $233 to $275 million in 2006...
  8. pmc Staffing and structure of infection prevention and control programs
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 617 W 168th Street, NewYork, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:351-7. 2009
    ..The nature of infection prevention and control is changing; however, little is known about current staffing and structure of infection prevention and control programs...
  9. pmc Economic burden of healthcare-associated infections: an American perspective
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University, Center for Health Policy, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 9:417-22. 2009
    ..Further rigorous economic evaluations of specific interventions, as well as on evaluations of the policies, are required...
  10. pmc CMS changes in reimbursement for HAIs: setting a research agenda
    Patricia W Stone
    Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Care 48:433-9. 2010
    ..Three of the 10 hospital-acquired conditions covered by the new CMS policy involve healthcare-associated infections, which are a common, expensive, and often preventable cause of inpatient morbidity and mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Moving evidence from the literature to the bedside: report from the APIC Research Task Force
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 W 168 St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:770-7. 2010
    ..Additionally, dissemination and implementation are areas in which APIC members can utilize their unique talents to ensure that patients receive the most up-to-date and evidence-based infection prevention practices possible...
  12. pmc California hospitals response to state and federal policies related to health care-associated infections
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 12:73-81. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of health care-associated infections identification using two mechanisms for public reporting
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:145-9. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Organizational climate and occupational health outcomes in hospital nurses
    Patricia W Stone
    Department of Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:50-8. 2007
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  15. pmc Nurses' working conditions: implications for infectious disease
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1984-9. 2004
    ..Understanding and improving nurses' working conditions can potentially decrease the incidence of many infectious diseases. Relevant research is reviewed, and policy options are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluations and usefulness of standardized nursing terminologies
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 15:101-13. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint A synthesis of cost-utility analysis literature in infectious disease
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:383-91. 2005
    ..The results of cost-utility analyses have important implications for the development of clinical guidelines and resource allocation decisions. More trained investigators and better peer-review processes are needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Economic evidence for evidence-based practice
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University, School of Nursing, 617 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 34:277-82. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of economic analyses of health care-associated infections
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:501-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was conducted to assess the quality of economic evaluations related to HAI and synthesize the evidence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Organizational climate: implications for the home healthcare workforce
    Patricia Stone
    Columbia University, USA
    J Healthc Qual 28:4-11. 2006
    ..Standardization of climate measures will facilitate the ultimate goal of translating results into evidence-based management practices to improve the quality of care delivery...
  21. doi request reprint Development of a self-report instrument to measure patient safety attitudes, skills, and knowledge
    Rebecca Schnall
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:391-4. 2008
    ..To describe the development and psychometric testing of the Patient Safety Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge Scale (PS-ASK)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of barrier precautions and surveillance cultures to control transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms: a systematic review of the literature
    Sally W Aboelela
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Antimicrobial Resistance, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:484-94. 2006
    ..We focused on control measures that have a great potential to affect patient care, patient services, and hospital cost/resources: barrier precautions/patient isolation and surveillance cultures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Information technology, nurse staffing, and patient needs
    Robert J Lucero
    Center for Evidence Based Practice in the Underserved, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Nurs Econ 29:189-94. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint A survey of IRB process in 68 U.S. hospitals
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:260-4. 2004
    ..To compare IRB processes in 68 U.S. hospitals for the same multicenter study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences and cost-utility analysis
    Christine A Elnitsky
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service, Washington, DC 20242, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 18:74-6. 2005
    ..A variety of methods of eliciting patient preferences by use of generic utility measures are described. Practical issues in the use of utility measures are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint A stochastic model for head lice infections
    Patricia Stone
    Department of Statistical Science, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Math Biol 56:743-63. 2008
    ..We arrive at estimates of the ratios of the "within school" and "external source" transmission rates to the recovery rate and use these to obtain estimates for various quantities of interest...
  27. ncbi request reprint The perils of shift work: evening shift, night shift, and rotating shifts: are they for you?
    Ronda Hughes
    Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USA
    Am J Nurs 104:60-3. 2004

Research Grants8

  1. Outcomes of ICU Working Conditions
    Patricia Stone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, obtaining NNIS and Medicare data creates an opportunity to explore the sensitivity and specificity of identifying NI through claims data. ..
  2. Prevention of Nosocomial Infections and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Patricia Stone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will inform the practice of infection control professionals and bedside clinicians, allowing them to base their practices on current evidence, which should improve patient outcomes and reduce HAI rates. ..
  3. Exploratory Study Using Queueing Theory to Improve Nurse Staffing Effectiveness
    Patricia Stone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A long term goal of this program of research is to improve the quality of nursing services at the bedside by developing a generalizable framework for using queueing theory to inform nurse staffing needs across a variety of settings. ..
  4. Prevention of Nosocomial Infections and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Patricia Stone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results will inform the practice of infection control professionals and bedside clinicians, allowing them to base their practices on current evidence, which should improve patient outcomes and reduce HAI rates. ..
  5. Prevention of Nosocomial Infections and Cost-Effectiveness Refined (P-NICER)
    Patricia W Stone; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Most HAIs are preventable and it is a major public health problem. Results from this study will inform both clinicians and policy makers;these results also have the potential to improve processes at the bedside and reduce HAI rates. ..