Mary Blegen

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Patient safety in hospital acute care units
    Mary A Blegen
    Center for Collaboration in Patient Safety, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 24:103-25. 2006
  2. doi Baccalaureate education in nursing and patient outcomes
    Mary A Blegen
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Nurs Adm 43:89-94. 2013
  3. doi Nurse staffing effects on patient outcomes: safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals
    Mary A Blegen
    Department of Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 49:406-14. 2011
  4. doi AHRQ's hospital survey on patient safety culture: psychometric analyses
    Mary A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Patient Saf 5:139-44. 2009
  5. ncbi Republished paper: Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project
    M A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Postgrad Med J 86:729-33. 2010
  6. doi Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project
    M A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:346-50. 2010
  7. doi Critical conversations: a call for a nonprocedural "time out"
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:225-30. 2011
  8. pmc A multidisciplinary teamwork training program: the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) experience
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2053-7. 2008
  9. doi Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: a survey of practices and recommendations
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:234-9. 2010
  10. ncbi Empowering frontline nurses: a structured intervention enables nurses to improve medication administration accuracy
    Julie Kliger
    Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:604-12. 2009

Research Grants

  1. NURSE STAFFING AND QUALITY OF CARE
    Mary Blegen; Fiscal Year: 2002

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi Patient safety in hospital acute care units
    Mary A Blegen
    Center for Collaboration in Patient Safety, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 24:103-25. 2006
    ..Nursing administration and policy most urgently need research conducted with standardized data collected at the patient care unit level...
  2. doi Baccalaureate education in nursing and patient outcomes
    Mary A Blegen
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Nurs Adm 43:89-94. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of registered nurse (RN) education by determining whether nurse-sensitive patient outcomes were better in hospitals with a higher proportion of RNs with baccalaureate degrees...
  3. doi Nurse staffing effects on patient outcomes: safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals
    Mary A Blegen
    Department of Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 49:406-14. 2011
    ..Nurse staffing has been linked to hospital patient outcomes; however, previous results were inconsistent because of variations in measures of staffing and were only rarely specific to types of patient care units...
  4. doi AHRQ's hospital survey on patient safety culture: psychometric analyses
    Mary A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Patient Saf 5:139-44. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Republished paper: Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project
    M A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Postgrad Med J 86:729-33. 2010
    ..The goal of this project was to improve unit-based safety culture through implementation of a multidisciplinary (pharmacy, nursing, medicine) teamwork and communication intervention...
  6. doi Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project
    M A Blegen
    Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:346-50. 2010
    ..The goal of this project was to improve unit-based safety culture through implementation of a multidisciplinary (pharmacy, nursing, medicine) teamwork and communication intervention...
  7. doi Critical conversations: a call for a nonprocedural "time out"
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:225-30. 2011
    ..Nonprocedural settings generate equal risks for communication failure, yet lack a similar communication tool or practice that can be applied, particularly with a patient-driven focus...
  8. pmc A multidisciplinary teamwork training program: the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) experience
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2053-7. 2008
    ..Communication and teamwork failures are a common cause of adverse events. Residency programs, with a mandate to teach systems-based practice, are particularly challenged to address these important skills...
  9. doi Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: a survey of practices and recommendations
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:234-9. 2010
    ..Patient whiteboards can serve as a communication tool between hospital providers and as a mechanism to engage patients in their care, but little is known about their current use or best practices...
  10. ncbi Empowering frontline nurses: a structured intervention enables nurses to improve medication administration accuracy
    Julie Kliger
    Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:604-12. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Nurse staffing levels: impact of organizational characteristics and registered nurse supply
    Mary A Blegen
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret, 0608, Room N707B, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:154-73. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of nurse supply in the geographic areas surrounding hospitals on staffing levels in hospital units, while taking into account other factors that influence nurse staffing...
  12. ncbi Medication-related errors: a literature review of incidence and antecedents
    Gaya Carlton
    School of Nursing, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 24:19-38. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi Reporting of medication errors by pediatric nurses
    Karen M Stratton
    School of Nursing, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:385-92. 2004
    ..Results suggest the need to explore both individual and systematic safeguards to focus on the reported causes and underreporting of medication errors...

Research Grants4

  1. NURSE STAFFING AND QUALITY OF CARE
    Mary Blegen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, hierarchical linear model analysis will assist in the description of the relative effects on the quality of care of hospital level and patient care unit level variables. ..