Susan Rees

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Success of a multimodal program to improve hand hygiene compliance
    Susan Rees
    Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:312-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Benchmark selection considerations
    Susan Rees
    Nursing and Patient Care Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:368-71. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Reducing specimen identification errors
    Susan Rees
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 Highland Ave H4 882, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:253-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Improving inpatient pneumococcal and influenza vaccination rates
    Susan Rees
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 26:358-63. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Moving data to nursing quality excellence
    Susan Rees
    Department of Nursing Quality and Safety, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 26:260-4. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Supporting nurse manager certification
    Susan Rees
    Author Affiliations Vice President, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services Dr Rees Director, Education and Development for Nursing and Patient Care Services Ms Glynn Director, Nursing Finance and Staffing Effectiveness Ms Moore Director, Nursing Informatics Ms Rankin and Director, Nursing Quality and Safety Dr Stevens, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison
    J Nurs Adm 44:368-71. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: a successful prevention effort employing a multipronged initiative at an academic medical center
    Suzanne Purvis
    Nursing Practice Innovation Dr Purvis, Quality and Safety Ms Gion, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services Dr Rees, General Medicine and Geriatrics Family Practice and Forensics Ms VanDenBergh, and Transplant and General Surgery Ms Weber, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin Dr Kennedy and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and The William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin Dr Safdar
    J Nurs Care Qual 29:141-8. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhancing capacity management
    Susan Rees
    Author Affiliations Vice President Dr Rees, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services Chief Nursing Officer Ms Houlahan Director Ms Lavrenz, Nursing Operations Support, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison
    J Nurs Adm 44:121-4. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Creating a culture of safety for safe patient handling
    Linda Stevens
    Nursing Quality and Safety, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    Orthop Nurs 32:155-64; quiz 165-6. 2013

Collaborators

  • Suzanne Purvis
  • Linda Stevens
  • Nasia Safdar
  • Therese Gion
  • Gregory Kennedy
  • Shelly Vandenbergh
  • Jessica Weber
  • Karen V Lamb
  • Deborah Dalsing

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Success of a multimodal program to improve hand hygiene compliance
    Susan Rees
    Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:312-8. 2013
    ..Compliance rates improved from July 2011 to December 2012 by 57.4%. Efforts are continuing to ensure program sustainability. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Benchmark selection considerations
    Susan Rees
    Nursing and Patient Care Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:368-71. 2012
    ..Considerations are discussed for the selection of the best benchmark to use to ensure that an organization is striving for top performance...
  3. doi request reprint Reducing specimen identification errors
    Susan Rees
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 Highland Ave H4 882, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 27:253-7. 2012
    ..Between 2007 and 2011, interventions were successful in significantly reducing the number of errors by 85%...
  4. doi request reprint Improving inpatient pneumococcal and influenza vaccination rates
    Susan Rees
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 26:358-63. 2011
    ..The rates of administration improved from approximately 45% in June 2009 to approximately 78% by mid-2010...
  5. doi request reprint Moving data to nursing quality excellence
    Susan Rees
    Department of Nursing Quality and Safety, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 26:260-4. 2011
    ..Rewarding units with annual awards further encouraged staff to improve on important nurse-sensitive measures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Supporting nurse manager certification
    Susan Rees
    Author Affiliations Vice President, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services Dr Rees Director, Education and Development for Nursing and Patient Care Services Ms Glynn Director, Nursing Finance and Staffing Effectiveness Ms Moore Director, Nursing Informatics Ms Rankin and Director, Nursing Quality and Safety Dr Stevens, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison
    J Nurs Adm 44:368-71. 2014
    ..The organization highlighted in this article developed a process that included an in-house nurse manager certification review course resulting in increased certification rates from 33% to 50% for nurse managers in a 14-month period. ..
  7. doi request reprint Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: a successful prevention effort employing a multipronged initiative at an academic medical center
    Suzanne Purvis
    Nursing Practice Innovation Dr Purvis, Quality and Safety Ms Gion, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services Dr Rees, General Medicine and Geriatrics Family Practice and Forensics Ms VanDenBergh, and Transplant and General Surgery Ms Weber, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin Dr Kennedy and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and The William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin Dr Safdar
    J Nurs Care Qual 29:141-8. 2014
    ..After the implementation of these strategies, the CAUTI rate decreased and was noted to be 2.4 in February 2013. In addition to this, there was a downward trend line for catheter days. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhancing capacity management
    Susan Rees
    Author Affiliations Vice President Dr Rees, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services Chief Nursing Officer Ms Houlahan Director Ms Lavrenz, Nursing Operations Support, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison
    J Nurs Adm 44:121-4. 2014
    ..This organization implemented strategies including communication plans, staffing guidelines, morning rounds, proactive planning, and an escalation process to reverse the trend of not being able to accept all patients. ..
  9. doi request reprint Creating a culture of safety for safe patient handling
    Linda Stevens
    Nursing Quality and Safety, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    Orthop Nurs 32:155-64; quiz 165-6. 2013
    ..The RN Satisfaction Survey question regarding having enough help to lift/move on last shift improved from 41% presurvey to 69% postsurvey...