Julie V Darmody
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Observing the work of the Clinical Nurse Specialist: a pilot studyJulie V Darmody
School of Nursing, Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
Clin Nurse Spec 19:260-8. 2005..There is a need for information about the work of the CNS in order to link CNS activities to outcomes and costs of care...
- Substitution of hospital staff in concurrent utilization reviewJulie Darmody
Clinical Science Center, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 22:239-46. 2007..The implications are that hospitals could substitute assistive staff in place of registered nurses to complete the CUR function, potentially increasing the availability of professional nurses...
- Clinical and fiscal outcomes of utilization reviewMary Ellen Murray
School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, K6 340 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Outcomes Manag 8:19-25; quiz 26-7. 2004..Payers then make a decision whether to certify the care for reimbursement. This study provides data to indicate that denials of certification have little impact on clinical and fiscal outcomes of patient care...
- Responses of hospital utilization review staff to reimbursement denialsJudith Westphal
Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
Manag Care Interface 18:24-8. 2005..Improving and standardizing communication among providers, payers, and patients is one means of reducing conflict and frustration in the event of reimbursement denial...