Peter I Buerhaus

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can the nursing profession win the game?
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:247-50. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The shape of the recovery: economic implications for the nursing workforce
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:338-40, 336. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint It's time to stop the regulation of hospital nurse staffing dead in its tracks
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 28:110-3. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Avoiding mandatory hospital nurse staffing ratios: an economic commentary
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center School of Nursing, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 600, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:107-12. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Messages for thought leaders and health policymakers
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:125-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing students' perceptions of a career in nursing and impact of a national campaign designed to attract people into the nursing profession
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Prof Nurs 21:75-83. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Lucian Leape on patient safety in U.S. hospitals. Interview by Peter I Buerhaus
    Lucian Leape
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:366-70. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint New signs of a strengthening U.S. nurse labor market?
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  9. doi request reprint The recent surge in nurse employment: causes and implications
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w657-68. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of the nurse shortage on hospital patient care: comparative perspectives
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:853-62. 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Can the nursing profession win the game?
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:247-50. 2009
    ..For this outcome to occur, nurses and the profession's leaders must see that the set of third quarter challenges are opportunities to deepen nursing's social relevance and its commitment to increase the health of people...
  2. ncbi request reprint The shape of the recovery: economic implications for the nursing workforce
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:338-40, 336. 2009
    ..Nurse executives and managers must sharpen their focus on how quickly the job recovery unfolds and prepare for how the recovery will affect the nursing workforce in their own institution and community...
  3. ncbi request reprint It's time to stop the regulation of hospital nurse staffing dead in its tracks
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 28:110-3. 2010
    ..This is not the time to adopt policies that are all but sure to lead to the diminution of the public's trust and confidence in nurses. Now is the time to stop the regulation of hospital nurse staffing dead in its tracks...
  4. doi request reprint Avoiding mandatory hospital nurse staffing ratios: an economic commentary
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center School of Nursing, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 600, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:107-12. 2009
    ..Rather than spend time and effort attempting to regulate nurse staffing, this commentary offers alternatives strategies that are directed at fixing the problems that motivate the advocates of staffing ratios...
  5. ncbi request reprint Messages for thought leaders and health policymakers
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:125-7. 2009
    ..Develop an effective message so that you are well prepared for the next time you have the ear of a thought leader or health policymaker...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing students' perceptions of a career in nursing and impact of a national campaign designed to attract people into the nursing profession
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Prof Nurs 21:75-83. 2005
    ..Future recruitment initiatives should strengthen the focus on men and minorities, parents and friends, and practicing nurses and nursing educators...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lucian Leape on patient safety in U.S. hospitals. Interview by Peter I Buerhaus
    Lucian Leape
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:366-70. 2004
    ..To describe and discuss the status of patient safety in U.S. hospitals...
  8. ncbi request reprint New signs of a strengthening U.S. nurse labor market?
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Yet, despite the increase in employment of nearly 185,000 hospital RNs since 2001, the evidence suggests that the current nurse shortage has not been eliminated...
  9. doi request reprint The recent surge in nurse employment: causes and implications
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w657-68. 2009
    ..Until nursing education capacity is increased, future imbalances in the nurse labor market will be unavoidable...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of the nurse shortage on hospital patient care: comparative perspectives
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:853-62. 2007
    ..These divergences in perceptions could be important barriers to resolving the current nurse shortage and improving the quality and safety of patient care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in the experiences of hospital-employed registered nurses: results from three national surveys
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, The Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 25:69-79, 55; quiz 80. 2007
    ..At the same time, nurses and others involved in hospital patient care should be encouraged by the improvements that have been made in recent years, despite the presence of a nursing shortage...
  12. ncbi request reprint The older nurse in the workplace: does age matter?
    Linda D Norman
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:282-9, 279. 2005
    ..Given that older nurses are the fastest growing cohort of the workforce, the important findings presented in this article deserve careful consideration by policymakers, health care leaders, and managers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in the registered nurse labor market in the U.S.: short-run swings on top of long-term trends
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, The Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 25:59-66, 55; quiz 67. 2007
    ..The ways the nurse labor market may change in the next few years are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint State of the registered nurse workfore in the United States
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 24:6-12, 3. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses' perceptions of nurse staffing ratios and new hospital payment regulations
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:372-6. 2009
    ..Beyond affecting the clinical environment, both regulations will impact RNs' economic value in the eyes of the hospitals that employ them...
  16. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses' perceptions of nursing
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:110-8, 143, 107. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Is the shortage of hospital registered nurses getting better or worse? Findings from two recent national surveys of RNs
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:61-71, 96, 55. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses' perspectives on health care and the 2008 presidential election
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 26:227-35, 257. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Six-part series on the state of the RN workforce in the United States
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:58-60, 55. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Nursing students assess nursing education
    Linda Norman
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Prof Nurs 21:150-8. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Hospital RNs' and CNOs' perceptions of the impact of the nursing shortage on the quality of care
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:214-21, 211. 2005
    ..These results are not encouraging...
  22. ncbi request reprint Still making progress to improve the hospital workplace environment? Results from the 2008 National Survey of Registered Nurses
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:289-301. 2009
    ..Overall, results suggest that hospital managers can be reassured that their efforts to improve the workplace environment are having their intended effect but, at the same time, important areas for improvement remain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is the current shortage of hospital nurses ending?
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:191-8. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Are nurses ready for health care reform? A decade of survey research
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 30:318-29, quiz 330. 2012
    ..Increasing the education and preparation of nursing leaders, and particularly unit-level managers, will be increasingly vital for nursing to prosper in the future...
  25. ncbi request reprint Projections of the long-term growth of the registered nurse workforce: a regional analysis
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 31:13-7. 2013
    ..This information can help guide national and state health workforce planners, employers, educators, and others in developing policies and initiatives that may impact nursing supply in their states...
  26. ncbi request reprint The potential imposition of wage controls on nurses: a threat to nurses, patients, and hospitals
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 26:276-9. 2008
    ..The worst thing that could happen to the nursing profession would be to impose wage controls on nurses as this would prevent the needed short and long-run labor supply responses from developing and thereby eliminate the shortage...
  27. ncbi request reprint Strengthening hospital nursing
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:123-32. 2002
    ..These findings have policy implications for strengthening the nursing profession, monitoring the quality of hospital care associated with nursing, and improving the relationship between hospitals and the nursing profession...
  28. ncbi request reprint The changing nature of ICU charge nurses' decision making: from supervision of care delivery to unit resource management
    Anne Miller
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, School of Nurising, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:38-47. 2013
    ..Recent findings that variations in nursing workload may affect inpatient outcomes now highlight nurse workload management and the need for an updated analysis of the role of the charge nurse (CN)...
  29. pmc Effect of crew resource management on diabetes care and patient outcomes in an inner-city primary care clinic
    Cathy R Taylor
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:244-7. 2007
    ..A crew resource management (CRM) intervention (communication and teamwork, process and workflow organisation, and standardised information debriefings) was implemented to improve diabetes care and patient outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint The recession's effect on hospital registered nurse employment growth
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 29:163-7. 2011
    ..While national unemployment rates remain high, hospitals should prepare for an eventual jobs recovery when many RNs are likely to leave the workforce...
  31. pmc Resident work hour limits and patient safety
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 241:847-56; discussion 856-60. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effect of resident physician work hour limits on surgical patient safety...
  32. doi request reprint Using present-on-admission coding to improve exclusion rules for quality metrics: the case of failure-to-rescue
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 51:722-30. 2013
    ..We examine whether the accuracy of failure-to-rescue exclusion rules can be improved with data with good POA indicators...