M Rantz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint In-home fall risk assessment and detection sensor system
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 39:18-22. 2013
  3. pmc Evaluation of health alerts from an early illness warning system in independent living
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 31:274-80. 2013
  4. pmc Sensor technology to support Aging in Place
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:386-91. 2013
  5. pmc The influence of teams to sustain quality improvement in nursing homes that "need improvement"
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65221, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:48-52. 2013
  6. pmc Challenges of using quality improvement methods in nursing homes that "need improvement"
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:732-8. 2012
  7. pmc Automated technology to speed recognition of signs of illness in older adults
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 38:18-23. 2012
  8. pmc Randomized multilevel intervention to improve outcomes of residents in nursing homes in need of improvement
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:60-8. 2012
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Developing a comprehensive electronic health record to enhance nursing care coordination, use of technology, and research
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65279, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 36:13-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. 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
    ....
  2. doi request reprint In-home fall risk assessment and detection sensor system
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 39:18-22. 2013
    ..Initial results comparing ground truth (validated measures) of FRA data and GAITRite System parameters with data captured from Microsoft(®) Kinect and pulse-Doppler radar are reported...
  3. pmc Evaluation of health alerts from an early illness warning system in independent living
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 31:274-80. 2013
    ..The evaluation methods used are described to assist others as they consider building and iteratively refining health alerts to enhance clinical decision making. ..
  4. pmc Sensor technology to support Aging in Place
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:386-91. 2013
    ..This article presents an overview of the Aging in Place research, TigerPlace as a Missouri-sponsored Aging in Place facility, and the sensor technology developed to support Aging in Place...
  5. pmc The influence of teams to sustain quality improvement in nursing homes that "need improvement"
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65221, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:48-52. 2013
    ..Qualitatively describe the use of team and group processes in intervention facilities participating in a study targeted to improve quality of care in nursing homes "in need of improvement."..
  6. pmc Challenges of using quality improvement methods in nursing homes that "need improvement"
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:732-8. 2012
    ..To describe how staff use federal quality indicator/quality measure (QI/QM) scores and reports, quality improvement methods and activities, and how staff supported and sustained the changes recommended by their quality improvement teams...
  7. pmc Automated technology to speed recognition of signs of illness in older adults
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 38:18-23. 2012
    ..05). Technological methods such as these could be widely adopted in older adult housing, long-term care settings, and in private homes where older adults wish to remain independent for as long as possible...
  8. pmc Randomized multilevel intervention to improve outcomes of residents in nursing homes in need of improvement
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:60-8. 2012
    ..A comprehensive multilevel intervention was tested to build organizational capacity to create and sustain improvement in quality of care and subsequently improve resident outcomes in nursing homes in need of improvement...
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Developing a comprehensive electronic health record to enhance nursing care coordination, use of technology, and research
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65279, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 36:13-7. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Cost, staffing and quality impact of bedside electronic medical record (EMR) in nursing homes
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:485-93. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the unique and combined contributions of EMR at the bedside and on-site clinical consultation by gerontological expert nurses on cost, staffing, and quality of care in nursing homes...
  12. 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
  13. doi request reprint The use of bedside electronic medical record to improve quality of care in nursing facilities: a qualitative analysis
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine and University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:149-56. 2011
    ..After 12 to 24 months, almost no one wants to return to the era of paper charting...
  14. 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
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. doi request reprint Improving nurse care coordination with technology
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 28:325-32. 2010
    ..With early detection, interventions can be more effective and reduce hospitalization and other healthcare expenses. Case studies are presented, and implications are discussed...
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Using sensor technology to augment traditional healthcare
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6159-62. 2009
    ..Two case studies are included to illustrate the potential of the sensor networks to augment traditional health care assessment...
  24. ncbi request reprint International field test results of the Observable Indicators of Nursing Home Care Quality instrument
    M Rantz
    MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 49:234-42. 2002
    ..We recommend its use by researchers and consumers and further testing of the use of the instrument with regulators...
  25. doi request reprint Evaluation of aging in place model with home care services and registered nurse care coordination in senior housing
    Marilyn J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University Hospital, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65279, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:37-46. 2011
    ..Both mental health and physical health measures indicate the health restoration and independence effectiveness of the AIP model for long-term care...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of videophones for distant caregiving: an enriching experience for families and residents in long-term care
    George Demiris
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:50-5. 2008
    ..New models of care are needed to challenge the existing paradigm, which often excludes distant caregivers from the care process. Technology can facilitate this process by bridging geographic distance...
  27. doi request reprint Older adults' privacy considerations for vision based recognition methods of eldercare applications
    George Demiris
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, BNHS Box 357266, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    Technol Health Care 17:41-8. 2009
    ..They furthermore expressed the desire to control system operation by being able to turn a vision-based system off and on, and also determine who has access to the collected information...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tough decisions: helping patients families choose long-term care
    Marilyn Rantz
    Am Nurse 34:20. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Needing smart home technologies: the perspectives of older adults in continuing care retirement communities
    Karen L Courtney
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:195-201. 2008
    ....
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Findings from a participatory evaluation of a smart home application for older adults
    George Demiris
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Technol Health Care 16:111-8. 2008
    ..The participatory evaluation approach not only empowers end-users but it also allows for the implementation of smart home systems that address residents' needs...
  45. doi request reprint Senior residents' perceived need of and preferences for "smart home" sensor technologies
    George Demiris
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing and Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:120-4. 2008
    ..The study aim is to assess older adults' perceptions of specific smart home technologies (i.e., a bed sensor, gait monitor, stove sensor, motion sensor, and video sensor)...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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)...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. 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
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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
    ....
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...

Research Grants11

  1. Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior Housing
    Marilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
  2. Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Outcomes
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
  3. Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Outcomes
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
  4. A New Measure of Nursing Home Care Quality
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Technology to Automatically Detect Falls and Assess Fall Risk in Senior Housing
    Marilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....