Barbara A Mark

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What explains nurses' perceptions of staffing adequacy?
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7460, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:234-42. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Professional nursing practice: impact on organizational and patient outcomes
    Barbara A Mark
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, 27599 7460, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:224-34. 2003
  3. pmc Organizational influences on patient perceptions of symptom management
    Cynthia Thornton Bacon
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 32:321-34. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Adjusting for patient acuity in measurement of nurse staffing: two approaches
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Res 60:107-14. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and post-surgical complications using the present on admission indicator
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall CB7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Res Nurs Health 33:35-47. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The intersection of nursing and health services research: an agenda to guide future research
    Cheryl Bland Jones
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:324-32. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Quality and strength of patient safety climate on medical-surgical units
    Linda C Hughes
    Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Nursing, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:19-28. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Testing measurement equivalence in a patient satisfaction instrument
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    West J Nurs Res 27:772-87. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of HMO penetration on the relationship between nurse staffing and quality
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Econ 14:737-53. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and adverse events in hospitalized children
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 8:83-92. 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint What explains nurses' perceptions of staffing adequacy?
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7460, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:234-42. 2002
    ..Much attention is being paid to the adequacy of nurse staffing in acute care hospitals, and much of the information relies on nurses' perceptions about staffing adequacy. Yet, we know little about what influences these perceptions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Professional nursing practice: impact on organizational and patient outcomes
    Barbara A Mark
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, 27599 7460, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:224-34. 2003
    ....
  3. pmc Organizational influences on patient perceptions of symptom management
    Cynthia Thornton Bacon
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 32:321-34. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Adjusting for patient acuity in measurement of nurse staffing: two approaches
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Res 60:107-14. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and post-surgical complications using the present on admission indicator
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall CB7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Res Nurs Health 33:35-47. 2010
    ..Other explanations include issues with risk adjustment, the lack of nurse level variables in the model, and issues with the POA indicator itself...
  6. ncbi request reprint The intersection of nursing and health services research: an agenda to guide future research
    Cheryl Bland Jones
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:324-32. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Quality and strength of patient safety climate on medical-surgical units
    Linda C Hughes
    Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Nursing, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:19-28. 2009
    ..Describing the safety climate in hospitals is an important first step in creating work environments where safety is a priority. Yet, little is known about the patient safety climate on medical-surgical units...
  8. ncbi request reprint Testing measurement equivalence in a patient satisfaction instrument
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    West J Nurs Res 27:772-87. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of HMO penetration on the relationship between nurse staffing and quality
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Econ 14:737-53. 2005
    ..We found that there were significant differences in the relationship between nurse staffing and both mortality and length of stay depending upon the level of HMO penetration in the hospital's market...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and adverse events in hospitalized children
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 8:83-92. 2007
    ..There was no statistically significant relationship between RN staffing and mortality. More hours of care provided by RNs was associated with improved quality of care for hospitalized pediatric patients...
  11. pmc California's minimum nurse staffing legislation: results from a natural experiment
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:435-54. 2013
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  12. pmc Nurse staffing and medication errors: cross-sectional or longitudinal relationships?
    Barbara A Mark
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Res Nurs Health 32:18-30. 2009
    ..However, ALT modeling is a promising technique that can promote a deeper understanding of the theoretically complex relationships that may underlie the nurse staffing-medication error relationship...
  13. pmc Demographic diversity, value congruence, and workplace outcomes in acute care
    Michael G Gates
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92812 4158, USA
    Res Nurs Health 35:265-76. 2012
    ..From a practice perspective, the findings suggest that implementing retention, recruitment, and management practices that foster a strong shared value system among nurses may lead to better workplace outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint The intersection of nursing and health services research: overview of an agenda setting conference
    Cheryl Bland Jones
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:270-3. 2005
  15. pmc The nurse work environment, job satisfaction and turnover rates in rural and urban nursing units
    Marianne Baernholdt
    School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0782, USA
    J Nurs Manag 17:994-1001. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether there are differences in hospital characteristics, nursing unit characteristics, the nurse work environment, job satisfaction and turnover rates in rural and urban nursing units...
  16. pmc A longitudinal examination of hospital registered nurse staffing and quality of care
    Barbara A Mark
    School of Nursing, Carrington Hall CB 7460, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:279-300. 2004
    ..To evaluate previous research findings of the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care by examining the effects of change in registered nurse staffing on change in quality of care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing, mortality, and length of stay in for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7460, USA
    Inquiry 44:167-86. 2007
    ..The differences in mortality and length of stay disappeared, however, after controlling for population and market characteristics...
  18. pmc An examination of technical efficiency, quality, and patient safety in acute care nursing units
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 10:180-6. 2009
    ..The study findings indicate the importance of improving patient safety as a mechanism to simultaneously improve nursing unit efficiency...
  19. pmc Nurse working conditions and nursing unit costs
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 10:120-8. 2009
    ..Patient variables were not significantly related to costs. We suggest a variety of strategies that managers may use to improve working conditions...
  20. pmc Minimum nurse staffing legislation and the financial performance of California hospitals
    Kristin L Reiter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1030-50. 2012
    ..To estimate the effect of minimum nurse staffing ratios on California acute care hospitals' financial performance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Quality and strength of patient safety climate on medical-surgical units
    Linda C Hughes
    Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Nursing, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Nurs Adm 42:S27-36. 2012
    ..Describing the safety climate in hospitals is an important first step in creating work environments where safety is a priority. Yet, little is known about the patient safety climate on medical-surgical units...
  22. ncbi request reprint The role of theory in improving patient safety and quality health care
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:11-6. 2004
  23. pmc Does safety climate moderate the influence of staffing adequacy and work conditions on nurse injuries?
    Barbara A Mark
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Safety Res 38:431-46. 2007
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  24. doi request reprint Antecedents of severe and nonsevere medication errors
    Yun Kyung Chang
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:70-8. 2009
    ..To investigate if differences in antecedents of severe and nonsevere medication errors exist...
  25. doi request reprint Service-linked scholarships, loans, and loan repayment programs for nurses in the southeast
    Samir I Thaker
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Prof Nurs 24:122-30. 2008
    ..Future research should identify and describe these programs for other regions, measure outcomes, and offer recommendations to maximize their effectiveness in alleviating nursing shortages...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing, quality, and financial performance
    Michael McCue
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Health Care Finance 29:54-76. 2003
    ..Higher levels of non-nurse staffing caused higher operating expenses, as well as lower profits...
  27. ncbi request reprint The contribution of organization theory to nursing health services research
    Stephen S Mick
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:317-23. 2005
    ..Given nurses' deep understanding of the inner workings of health care facilities, we hope to see an increasing number of research programs that tackle these deficiencies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in nurse staffing research
    Barbara A Mark
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:694-709. 2006
    ..The issues are the need to build well-developed theory, use valid and reliable databases, appropriate risk-adjustment systems, and address issues of causal inference in nonexperimental research...
  29. pmc Addressing measurement error bias in nurse staffing research
    David W Harless
    Department of Economics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Box 844000, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2006-24. 2006
    ..To assess the extent of measurement error bias due to methods used to allocate nursing staff to the acute care inpatient setting and to recommend estimation methods designed to overcome this bias...