M J Rantz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The MDS Mortality Risk Index: The evolution of a method for predicting 6-month mortality in nursing home residents
    Davina Porock
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:200. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Setting thresholds for quality indicators derived from MDS data for nursing home quality improvement reports: an update
    M J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia MU, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:101-10. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Statewide strategy to improve quality of care in nursing facilities
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 43:248-58. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Tough decisions: helping patients families choose long-term care
    Marilyn Rantz
    Am Nurse 34:20. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of a quality improvement intervention in nursing homes
    M J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 41:525-38. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Why older adults with light care needs enter and remain in nursing homes
    Victoria T Grando
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, 65211, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 28:47-53. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Moving from a culture of blame to a culture of safety in the nursing home setting
    Jill Scott-Cawiezell
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Forum 41:133-40. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Older adults' attitudes towards and perceptions of "smart home" technologies: a pilot study
    George Demiris
    Department of Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Med Inform Internet Med 29:87-94. 2004
  9. doi request reprint A smart home application to eldercare: current status and lessons learned
    Marjorie Skubic
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Technol Health Care 17:183-201. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical information systems in nursing homes: an evaluation of initial implementation strategies
    Gregory L Alexander
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4380, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 25:189-97. 2007

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. pmc The MDS Mortality Risk Index: The evolution of a method for predicting 6-month mortality in nursing home residents
    Davina Porock
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:200. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to report on the revision and simplification of the MDS Mortality Rating Index (MMRI) for use in clinical practice to predict the probability of death in six months for care home residents...
  2. ncbi request reprint Setting thresholds for quality indicators derived from MDS data for nursing home quality improvement reports: an update
    M J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia MU, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:101-10. 2000
    ..Thresholds were now set for the revised MDS 2.0 two-page quarterly form and Resource Utilization Groups III (RUGS III) quarterly instrument...
  3. ncbi request reprint Statewide strategy to improve quality of care in nursing facilities
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 43:248-58. 2003
    ..We describe the development of a statewide strategy to improve resident outcomes in nursing facilities, and we present some evaluative data from this strategy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tough decisions: helping patients families choose long-term care
    Marilyn Rantz
    Am Nurse 34:20. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of a quality improvement intervention in nursing homes
    M J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 41:525-38. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Why older adults with light care needs enter and remain in nursing homes
    Victoria T Grando
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, 65211, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 28:47-53. 2002
    ..They can help older adults with light care needs to make informed decisions about long-term care, seek out community options, and set in place assistive care systems that can help them age in the community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Moving from a culture of blame to a culture of safety in the nursing home setting
    Jill Scott-Cawiezell
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Forum 41:133-40. 2006
    ..A culture of safety...
  8. ncbi request reprint Older adults' attitudes towards and perceptions of "smart home" technologies: a pilot study
    George Demiris
    Department of Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Med Inform Internet Med 29:87-94. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A smart home application to eldercare: current status and lessons learned
    Marjorie Skubic
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Technol Health Care 17:183-201. 2009
    ..A summary is also included on the challenges encountered and the lessons learned as a result of our experiences in monitoring aging adults in their homes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical information systems in nursing homes: an evaluation of initial implementation strategies
    Gregory L Alexander
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4380, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 25:189-97. 2007
    ..Findings will be useful to administrators and policy makers who are contemplating implementation of a clinical information system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Technology for successful aging
    Harry W Tyrer
    Dept of Electr and Comput Eng, Missouri Univ, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:3290-3. 2006
    ..The results of this work will additionally reduce the workload on caregivers, foster communication between residents and family, and give these seniors independence. We have requested and received IRB approval for this study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Early detection of health changes in older adults
    Harry W Tyrer
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4045-8. 2007
    ..Analyzing the data even at this level we gain increased confidence that technology will be a welcome addition as the population ages and require increasing care...
  13. doi request reprint An acoustic fall detector system that uses sound height information to reduce the false alarm rate
    Mihail Popescu
    Health Management and Informatics Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:4628-31. 2008
    ..3 hours in total). The actor was previously trained by our nursing collaborators to fall like an elderly person. The use of height information reduced the false alarm hourly rate from 32 to 5 at a 100% fall detection rate...
  14. doi request reprint A comparison of video-based resident-family communication in a nursing home and a congregate living facility
    Brian K Hensel
    The Atlantic Philanthropies, 1600 16th Street NW 209, Washington, DC 2009, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:342-7. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Sensor systems for monitoring functional status in assisted living facility residents
    Gregory L Alexander
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:238-44. 2008
    ..Through the use of a sensor system, new ways of detecting functional decline in elderly residents of assisted living facilities can be accomplished...
  16. doi request reprint An analysis of human motion detection systems use during elder exercise routines
    Gregory L Alexander
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, S415, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    West J Nurs Res 32:233-49. 2010
    ..Users want better image quality, when expectations are matched satisfaction increases, and unclear meaning of motion measures decreases satisfaction...
  17. doi request reprint Indicators of a new depression diagnosis in nursing home residents
    Lorraine J Phillips
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 37:42-52. 2011
    ..The pattern of decline identified here may provide additional clues to the presence of underlying depression...
  18. ncbi request reprint The power of dialogue with the Global Nursing Exchange
    Marilyn Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, S 406, Columbia, MO 65221, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 28:19-25. 2004
    ..Nurses from a variety of environments dialogue about what could be and how to create it. Discussions are affirming, confirming, and challenging, creating personal and professional growth and innovation...
  19. ncbi request reprint A profile of residents admitted to long-term care facilities for end-of-life care
    Davina Porock
    Sinclair School of Nursing, School of Social Work, School of Medicine, Health Science Center, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:16-22. 2003
    ..This study describes the prevalence, profile, and survivorship of residents admitted to LTC facilities, using the Minimum Data Set (MDS) designation of being at the EOL...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospice and nonhospice nursing home residents
    Debra Parker-Oliver
    School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:69-75. 2003
    ..To compare hospice residents in nursing homes with residents who are noted as end-stage, but not in hospice programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lower respiratory infections in nursing home residents with dementia: a tale of two countries
    David R Mehr
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, M228 Medical Sciences Building, 1 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Gerontologist 43:85-93. 2003
    ..We compared treatment and mortality in U.S. and Dutch nursing home residents with lower respiratory infections (LRI), which are often the immediate cause of death in dementia...
  22. ncbi request reprint A model of staff support to improve retention in long-term care
    C J Riggs
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 25:43-54. 2001
    ..A model of staff support in the nursing home is proposed that conceptualizes the nursing home as a supportive social system in which the needs of both staff and residents can be better met...
  23. doi request reprint Automated estimation of elder activity levels from anonymized video data
    Nicholas Harvey
    University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:7236-9. 2009
    ..By building a regression model from this higher order information, our system can automatically estimate elder activity levels...
  24. doi request reprint A real-time system for in-home activity monitoring of elders
    Zhongna Zhou
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6115-8. 2009
    ..Our experimental results demonstrate that the proposed system is efficient in indoor elder activities monitoring and easily utilized by eldercare professionals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Designing effective nursing interventions
    V S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Res Nurs Health 24:433-42. 2001
    ..Strategies are recommended for designing effective experimental interventions...
  26. doi request reprint Testing an in-home gait assessment tool for older adults
    Fang Wang
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6147-50. 2009
    ..This finding provides support of the importance and advantage of continuous gait assessment in a daily living environment. Results on 4 elderly participants are included in the paper...
  27. ncbi request reprint Measuring quality of care in assisted living: a new tool for providers, consumers, and researchers
    Myra A Aud
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:4-7. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Facilitating interdisciplinary design specification of "smart" homes for aging in place
    George Demiris
    University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:45-50. 2006
    ..Our findings indicate that the use of adaptive technology that can be installed in the home environment has the potential to not only support but also empower individual senior users...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nursing home staff's views on quality improvement interventions: a follow-up study
    Victoria T Grando
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:40-7. 2007
    ..Findings indicate that innovative QI programs and APN consultation can positively influence nursing home quality improvement efforts and improve care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Integrative review of physical activity intervention research with aging adults
    Vicki S Conn
    Office of Research, School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1159-68. 2003
    ..Sex and ethnic differences need further investigation. There is a vital need for rigorously designed studies to contribute to this science...
  31. ncbi request reprint Skin assessment and pressure ulcer care in hospital-based skilled nursing facilities
    Carol A Siem
    MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 49:42-4, 46, 48 passim, contd. 2003
    ..The results of this study provide a basis for developing educational programs and a guide for future research...
  32. doi request reprint Falls, technology, and stunt actors: new approaches to fall detection and fall risk assessment
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:195-201. 2008
  33. pmc Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of quality of care for assisted living
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University Hospital, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Meas 16:16-30. 2008
    ..43 on a four-point scale). The OIQ-AL gives reliable and valid scores for researchers, and may be useful for consumers, providers, and others interested in measuring quality of care in assisted-living facilities...
  34. ncbi request reprint Grey literature in meta-analyses
    Vicki S Conn
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Nurs Res 52:256-61. 2003
    ..Because grey literature is a source of data that might not employ peer review, critics have questioned the validity of its data and the results of meta-analyses that include it...
  35. ncbi request reprint Admissions to skilled nursing facilities from assisted living facilities
    Myra A Aud
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:16-25. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that residents admitted from assisted living facilities are more likely to be older, to have diagnoses of dementia and depression, and to be placed in Alzheimer's special care units...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality measurement in nursing: an update of where we are now
    Jane E Bostick
    MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Columbia MO, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 18:94-104. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Entrepreneurial program of research and service to improve nursing home care
    Marilyn J Rantz
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:918-34. 2006
    ..Descriptions of the Quality Improvement Program for Missouri and the Aging in Place Project are detailed to illustrate real-world application of research to practice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of nursing home care quality
    Marilyn J Rantz
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
    J Nurs Meas 14:129-48. 2006
    ..Generalizability Theory analyses revealed that dependability of scores can be improved by including a second site observer, or by revisiting a site. There is a small additional benefit from increasing observers or visits beyond two...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nursing home costs and quality of care outcomes
    Lanis L Hicks
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Econ 22:178-92, 175. 2004
    ..While each individual quality measure makes only small contributions to costs, when considered across the facility, quality could have a substantial financial impact on the operations of the home...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality concerns in assisted living facilities
    Myra A Aud
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:8-9. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Mutual empowerment and respect: effect on nursing home quality of care
    Marcia K Flesner
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, S406 Nursing Bldg, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:193-6. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Back to the fundamentals of care: a roadmap to improve nursing home care quality
    Marilyn J Rantz
    University Hospital, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:92-4. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Nursing home quality and pressure ulcer prevention and management practices
    Deidre D Wipke-Tevis
    MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:583-8. 2004
    ..To measure pressure ulcer quality indicator (QI) scores and to describe the self-reported skin integrity assessment, pressure ulcer risk assessment, and pressure ulcer prevention and treatment practices in long-term care facilities (LTCFs)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Developing a residential care facility version of the observable indicators of Nursing Home Care Quality Instrument
    Myra A Aud
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:48-57. 2004
    ..90 for the total scale, indicating excellent results for initial field-testing. A focus group confirmed the 5 dimensions of quality of care measured by the instrument as important in residential care settings...
  45. ncbi request reprint Stability and sensitivity of nursing home quality indicators
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:79-82. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Nursing home quality, cost, staffing, and staff mix
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 44:24-38. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the processes of care, organizational attributes, cost of care, staffing level, and staff mix in a sample of Missouri homes with good, average, and poor resident outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint TigerPlace: a new future for older adults
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:1-4. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Getting the basics right. Care delivery in nursing homes
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University Hospital Professor of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 29:15-25. 2003
    ..Achieving these outcomes is the challenge facing those currently working in and leading nursing facilities...
  49. ncbi request reprint Measuring nursing care quality and using large data sets in nonacute care settings: state of the science
    Marilyn J Rantz
    S406 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:23-37. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of studies of staffing and quality in nursing homes
    Jane E Bostick
    University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:366-76. 2006
    ..To evaluate a range of staffing measures and data sources for long-term use in public reporting of staffing as a quality measure in nursing homes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Building research productivity in an academic setting
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia 65203, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:224-31. 2005
    ..Academic nursing units can develop research cultures to support meaningful research that secures major external funding...
  52. ncbi request reprint Advances in measuring quality of care in nursing homes: a new tool for providers, consumers, regulators, and researchers
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:293-6. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of pain on outcomes in long-term care residents with and without multiple sclerosis
    Pamela K Newland
    MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1490-6. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of nursing homes residents requiring light-care
    Victoria T Grando
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing, 4301 West Markham, AR 72205, USA
    Res Nurs Health 28:210-9. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that many NH residents classified as light-care by these criteria could be cared for in community settings offering fewer services than NHs...
  55. ncbi request reprint A technology and nursing collaboration to help older adults age in place
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:40-5. 2005
    ..Collaboration between Nursing, Computer Engineering, and Health Informatics is likely on a path to improve the quality of life of seniors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Senior care: making a difference in long-term care of older adults
    Karen Dorman Marek
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Nurs Educ 43:81-3. 2004
    ..Senior Care and the Aging in Place initiative provide an excellent example of how nurses can be leaders in health system change...
  57. ncbi request reprint Research methods: managing primary study quality in meta-analyses
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:322-33. 2003
    ..Future work to develop valid measures of primary study quality dimensions will improve the ability of meta-analysis to inform research and nursing practice...