100 to 299 hospital bed capacity

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  1. ncbi Using quality function deployment to capture the voice of the customer and translate it into the voice of the provider
    E Chaplin
    Continental Rehabilitation Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:300-15. 1999
  2. ncbi Disease management as a performance improvement strategy
    S McClatchey
    Onslow County Hospital Authority/Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 22:15-23. 2001
  3. ncbi Creating a culture of medication administration safety: laying the foundation for computerized provider order entry
    Helen S Karow
    Surgical Services, Beaver Dam Community Hospital, 707 University Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 53916, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:396-402. 2002
  4. ncbi Effects of interdisciplinary rounds on length of stay in a telemetry unit
    Dorothea Wild
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, Connecticut, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:63-9. 2004
  5. ncbi Adverse drug event detection in a community hospital utilising computerised medication and laboratory data
    Andrew C Seger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Drug Saf 30:817-24. 2007
  6. ncbi A helping hand for his family
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 33:30. 2003
  7. ncbi Doc-owned and -operated
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 33:26-7. 2003
  8. ncbi Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Serratia marcescens contamination associated with a manufacturing defect in bronchoscopes
    David L Kirschke
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:214-20. 2003
  9. ncbi An evidence-based clinical pathway for bronchiolitis safely reduces antibiotic overuse
    Stephen D Wilson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:195-9. 2002
  10. ncbi An attractive model. Hospital bets on unique financing plan to save itself
    Ed Lovern
    Mod Healthc 32:40, 44. 2002

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  1. ncbi Using quality function deployment to capture the voice of the customer and translate it into the voice of the provider
    E Chaplin
    Continental Rehabilitation Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:300-15. 1999
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  2. ncbi Disease management as a performance improvement strategy
    S McClatchey
    Onslow County Hospital Authority/Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 22:15-23. 2001
    ..The five implementation strategies are outlined, in addition to a review of the key elements in outcome achievement...
  3. ncbi Creating a culture of medication administration safety: laying the foundation for computerized provider order entry
    Helen S Karow
    Surgical Services, Beaver Dam Community Hospital, 707 University Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 53916, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:396-402. 2002
    ..Issues addressed include how to phase in the system--in which units to bring up first, how to structure the transitional period, how to redesign workflow, and how to plan role changes...
  4. ncbi Effects of interdisciplinary rounds on length of stay in a telemetry unit
    Dorothea Wild
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, Connecticut, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:63-9. 2004
    ..Patients on a telemetry unit of a community hospital were randomly assigned to either an IR intervention or standard care. Charts were reviewed to determine LOS, patient characteristics, and indirect indices of quality of care...
  5. ncbi Adverse drug event detection in a community hospital utilising computerised medication and laboratory data
    Andrew C Seger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Drug Saf 30:817-24. 2007
    ..Computerised monitors can detect and, with clinical intervention, often prevent or ameliorate adverse drug events (ADEs). We evaluated whether a computer-based alerting system was useful in a community hospital setting...
  6. ncbi A helping hand for his family
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 33:30. 2003
  7. ncbi Doc-owned and -operated
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 33:26-7. 2003
  8. ncbi Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Serratia marcescens contamination associated with a manufacturing defect in bronchoscopes
    David L Kirschke
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:214-20. 2003
    ..aeruginosa and S. marcescens and possible infection of patients at a community hospital as a result of the inadequate disinfection of bronchoscopes because of a manufacturing defect...
  9. ncbi An evidence-based clinical pathway for bronchiolitis safely reduces antibiotic overuse
    Stephen D Wilson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:195-9. 2002
    ..Overall, the study suggests that implementation of a clinical pathway may be an effective means to change physician practice and reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics, while maintaining or improving other aspects of quality of care...
  10. ncbi An attractive model. Hospital bets on unique financing plan to save itself
    Ed Lovern
    Mod Healthc 32:40, 44. 2002
  11. ncbi Quantitative microbiologic study of blood salvaged by intraoperative membrane filtration
    J S Nosanchuk
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:1204-6. 2001
    ..Because no perfusionist and no expensive capital equipment are required, the technique is amenable to small and medium-sized hospitals that otherwise might financially be unable to provide intraoperative blood salvage...
  12. ncbi Mission integration in Wisconsin. A Chippewa Falls hospital works to turn employees into "servant leaders"
    David Fish
    St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI, USA
    Health Prog 83:21-2, 51. 2002
  13. ncbi New pharmacy processes implemented at a community teaching hospital
    William T Stevenson
    Pharmacy Services, Oconee Memorial Hospital, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:575-7. 2003
  14. ncbi Benefits of individualized counseling by the pharmacist on the treatment outcomes of hyperlipidemia in Hong Kong
    Suzanne Shuk Ching Lee
    School of Pharmacy, 6/F, Choh Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Clin Pharmacol 44:632-9. 2004
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  15. ncbi Straight talk. New approaches in healthcare
    Samuel J Daniel
    Mod Healthc 33:35-8. 2003
    ..The hospitals are: 200-bed North General Hospital, NY, NY; 214-bed Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, R.I.; and 368-bed Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY...
  16. ncbi Development and evaluation of an inpatient [correction of impatient] holistic nursing care services department
    Gayle Newshan
    Holistic Care Services Department, St. John's Riverside Hospital, 2, Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703, USA
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 10:168-74. 2004
    ..Discomfort and distress was decreased and patient satisfaction high when CAM therapies were used in conjunction with traditional inpatient medical and nursing care...
  17. ncbi Rural hospital HIPAA readiness and resource needs
    J Patrick Hart
    Rural Policy Brief 2003:1-8. 2003
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  18. ncbi Removing the roadblocks to medical and health student training in rural hospitals in Victoria
    Graeme I Jones
    Rural Clinical School, School of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria
    Aust J Rural Health 11:218-23. 2003
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  19. ncbi Hospital nurse staffing and patient mortality, nurse burnout, and job dissatisfaction
    Linda H Aiken
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    JAMA 288:1987-93. 2002
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  20. ncbi Organizational culture in a terminally ill hospital
    Alberto Coustasse
    Health Management and Policy Department, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    J Hosp Mark Public Relations 18:39-60. 2007
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  21. ncbi Meeting the challanges in today's outpatient oncology setting: a case study
    Judy Williamson
    OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, Illinois, USA
    J Oncol Manag 12:24-6. 2003
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  22. ncbi Alternative indicators for monitoring the quality of a continuous intervention program on antibiotic prescribing during changing healthcare conditions
    C Bantar
    Services of Infection Control, Hospital San Martin, Parana, Entre Rios, Argentina
    J Chemother 17:277-82. 2005
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  23. ncbi Meeting the challenge of managing vaso-occlusive crisis
    Mary Beth Mitchell
    Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA
    J Healthc Qual 24:4-8, 56. 2002
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  24. ncbi Pharmacy helps hospital win national quality award
    Cheryl A Thompson
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:343, 347. 2005
  25. ncbi Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit: risk factors for infection and colonization
    C L Pessoa-Silva
    Faculdade de Medicina and Instituto de Microbiologia of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Hosp Infect 53:198-206. 2003
    ..In an outbreak setting the proportion of neonates colonized with ESBLKp was observed to increase with the duration of stay and antimicrobial use, and once colonized, infants exposed to invasive devices may become infected...
  26. ncbi Standardizing sliding scale insulin orders
    Richard J Rafoth
    Providence Everett Medical Center, Wash 98201, USA
    Am J Med Qual 17:175-8. 2002
    ..The cost savings (not including the value of good will and perceived increase in quality by the patients) justifies the time and effort to make these changes...
  27. ncbi Enforcement outdoes education at eliminating unsafe abbreviations
    Kate Traynor
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:1314, 1317, 1322. 2004
  28. ncbi Preserving dignity and access to care. The Broadlawns Model for the Uninsured
    Sherree Geyer
    Trustee 57:25-6. 2004
  29. ncbi Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing VIM-8, a novel metallo-beta-lactamase, in a tertiary care center in Cali, Colombia
    M P Crespo
    Group of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universidad Santiago de Cali, Colombia
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5094-101. 2004
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  30. ncbi Springhill Medical Center finds IT outsourcing formula
    Randy Sucher
    J Healthc Inf Manag 17:42-6. 2003
    ..The ability to offload day-to-day IT management for a determinable and reasonable fee eliminates a large distraction for administrators while bringing much-needed financial stability...
  31. ncbi Setting up QI programs for pediatric specialty clinics
    Caroline B Lathrop
    Phoenix Children s Hospital Outpatient Specialty Clinic, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Healthc Qual 25:10-6, 27. 2003
    ..Examples of the data and format of QI studies are presented as well as future plans for continuing program development...
  32. ncbi Endemic carbapenem resistance associated with OXA-40 carbapenemase among Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from a hospital in northern Spain
    F Lopez-Otsoa
    Departamento de Immunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, 48080 Bilbao, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4741-3. 2002
    ..Disk synergy tests and PCR indicated the production of a zinc-independent OXA-class carbapenemase. Sequencing identified this enzyme, OXA-40, as a variant of the OXA-24-OXA-25-OXA-26 cluster...
  33. ncbi Protecting infants in healthcare facilities from abduction: a facility's search for a sound infant security system
    Annette L Burns
    Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, 1310 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 17:139-47; quiz 148-9. 2003
    ..This article describes the process of evaluating and selecting an infant security system in order to reduce the risk of infant abduction...
  34. ncbi Practical ethics. Habla usted Español?
    Joyce Dombrouski
    Hosp Health Netw 78:35. 2004
  35. ncbi Stretching the limits: Calif. Children's Hospital uses tech to monitor its inventory of beds, letting it increase capacity without actually adding any more beds
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 34:46-8, 50. 2004
  36. ncbi Vista wins important convert
    Joseph Conn
    Mod Healthc 35:30. 2005
  37. ncbi Trustees of the year 2008. 'An important thing to be part of'
    Linda Wilson
    Mod Healthc 38:27, 29. 2008
  38. ncbi Gearing service quality into public and private hospitals in small islands: empirical evidence from Cyprus
    Huseyin Arasli
    School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Turkey
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:8-23. 2008
    ..The instrument contained both service expectations and perceptions questions...
  39. ncbi Nurse absenteeism and workload: negative effect on restraint use, incident reports and mortality
    Lynn Unruh
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    J Adv Nurs 60:673-81. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to assess the impact of nurse absenteeism on the quality of patient care...
  40. ncbi Gender disparities: a medical detoxification program
    Alberto Coustasse
    Health Management and Policy Department, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    J Hosp Mark Public Relations 18:21-37. 2007
    ..These results can be also explained by aggressive case management utilization, socio cultural barriers and/or discriminatory practices, both intentional and unintentional...
  41. ncbi Looking for a solution. Review process questioned after Maryland fiasco
    Tony Fong
    Mod Healthc 34:17-8. 2004
  42. ncbi Managing the revenue cycle effectively: success factors from the field
    Ellen Lanser May
    Healthc Exec 19:10-8. 2004
  43. ncbi Evaluating success. Strategies and challenges for understanding IT implementation in a rural hospital
    Joanne Spetz
    UCSF School of Nursing, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 23:62-7. 2009
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  44. ncbi They're coming to America ... for care as some facilities recruit foreign patients
    Shawn Rhea
    Mod Healthc 37:20. 2007
  45. ncbi Antibiotic misuse in medium-sized Swiss hospitals
    Av Bugnon-Reber
    Department of Internal Medicine, City Hospital of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:481-5. 2004
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  46. ncbi Alabama feud ends. Cullman Regional now completely in local hands after deal is closed with Baptist
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 35:24. 2005
  47. ncbi Day-surgery, one-day surgery: the experience of an ENT unit in a 250 bed hospital
    S Singarelli
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Santo Spirito Hospital, ASL 21, Casale Monferrato AL, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:365-9. 2005
    ..The Authors highlight the importance of communication for an active and responsible involvement of the patients: the human factor is an indispensable quality for the good outcome of the procedure...
  48. ncbi Zero lift programs in small rural hospitals in Washington state: reducing back injuries among health care workers
    William Charney
    Washington Hospital Services, Seattle, USA
    AAOHN J 54:355-8. 2006
    ..Patient-handling injury claims decreased by 43% in the participating hospitals from 2000 to 2004 (i.e., from 3.51 to 2.23). The time lost frequency rate decreased by 50% (i.e., from 1.91 to 1.03)...
  49. ncbi Finding a solution: two small hospitals finally come together
    Mary Ellen Poe
    Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, PA, USA
    Trustee 58:23, 28. 2005
  50. ncbi Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women: quality lifelines for a lifetime
    Cindy Beard
    Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:549-55. 2006
    ..5 hours in April 2006. CONCLUSION: Expectations of teamwork, proactive problem resolution, communication on all levels, and customer service are the cornerstone of Baptist Women's culture of quality...
  51. ncbi Association between intention to stay on the job and job satisfaction among Japanese nurses in small and medium-sized private hospitals
    Yasushi Kudo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:504-13. 2006
    ..The result of the multiple regression analysis suggests that the intention to stay on the job was higher among nurses who were older and more satisfied with work as specialists (1st factor) and working conditions (6th factor)...
  52. ncbi Surgical management of breast cancer in a small peripheral New Zealand hospital
    Don Wai Gin Lee
    Department of General Surgery, Wairau Hospital, Nelson Marlborough District Health Board, Blenheim, New Zealand
    ANZ J Surg 76:1060-3. 2006
    ..Wairau Hospital is a 100-bed peripheral hospital in New Zealand with no on-site radiotherapy unit...
  53. ncbi Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in an intensive care unit of a teaching hospital
    Ana C Gales
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Sao Francisco University, Braganca Paulista, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 8:267-71. 2004
    ..aeruginosa strains. Interestingly, a similar PFGE pattern was encountered in a P. aeruginosa strain isolated from Hospital São Paulo that was used as a PFGE control...
  54. ncbi Medication dosing errors in hospitalized patients with renal impairment: a study in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:908-12. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether appropriate dosage adjustments were made for drugs that are nephrotoxic, excreted, or metabolized (TEM medications) by the kidney in patients with renal impairment...
  55. ncbi Battle in Alabama. Agency, system fight for control of Cullman hospital
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 35:20. 2005
  56. ncbi Noise level in a 222 bed hospital in the 18th health region-PR
    Marcelo Henrique Otenio
    Luiz Meneghel FFALM School, Department of Health and Education DSE
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:245-50. 2007
    ..Our goal with the present study was to investigate the noise level present in the different hospital environments, within a 222 bed hospital located at the 18th health zone, PR...
  57. ncbi Case study: novel ways automation enhances medication safety
    Paul Witkowski
    Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, OH 44601, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S21-3; quiz S24-6. 2007
  58. ncbi Use of antibacterial agents in an intensive care unit in a hospital in Brazil
    E F dos Santos
    Brasilia University
    Braz J Infect Dis 11:355-9. 2007
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  59. ncbi Trialling diagnosis-related groups classification in the Iranian health system: a case study examining the feasibility of introducing casemix
    S Ghaffari
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    East Mediterr Health J 16:460-6. 2010
    ..R2 (variance in length of stay explained) was 44% for untrimmed cases, increasing to 63%, 57% and 58% after trimming by L3H3, IQR and 10th-95th percentile methods respectively...
  60. ncbi One CFO's success with transitioning to an automated patient record
    Craig C Kinyon
    Reid Hospital and Health Care Services, Richmond, Ind, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:52-6. 2003
  61. ncbi High prevalence of historical risk factors for blood-borne infections among inpatients at three community hospitals
    D H Havlichek
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
    Am J Infect Control 19:67-72. 1991
    ..This high historical risk supports use of a type of body substance isolation for all patients...
  62. ncbi Investment in a rural residency program: a case study
    R A Catalano
    Olean General Hospital, 515 Main St, Olean, NY 14760, USA
    J Rural Health 16:224-9. 2000
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  63. ncbi A total healing environment: the Yavapai Regional Medical Center story
    K Malloch
    J Healthc Manag 44:495-512. 1999
    ..In addition, the research methodology used to examine the relationship of healing model characteristics to selected organizational outcomes is described...
  64. ncbi A supervisory level self-directed work team in health care
    L Blejwas
    Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, CT, USA
    Health Care Superv 17:14-21. 1999
    ..The response of Hospital for Special Care included development of a supervisory self-directed work team...
  65. ncbi Target marketing for the hospital-based wellness center
    J D Cangelosi
    University of Central Arkansas, Conway 72035, USA
    J Hosp Mark 11:61-80. 1997
    ..The focus of the research is the experience of a particular hospital with regard to the programs, facilities and services deemed most important by its target market...
  66. ncbi Education and marketing: a new link to productivity
    K M McVeety
    Alpena General Hospital, MI
    J Healthc Educ Train 7:5-8. 1993
    ..This task is accomplished by utilizing the education department as a marketing tool for the hospital...
  67. ncbi Information technology can improve healthcare quality
    J Bachtel
    Tarrant County Hospital District, Fort Worth, TX
    Comput Healthc 13:43, 45-6. 1992
    ..Implementing a patient tracking system has allowed ED managers and clinicians to assess outcomes, reengineer patient flow and investigate clinical issues, ultimately resulting in better, more timely care...
  68. ncbi Remote computing gives hospitals new information systems options
    R G Hogg
    Grace Hospital, Morganton, NC
    Healthc Inform 8:30, 32. 1991
    ..Grace Hospital in Morgantown, NC, replaced its information system with a remote computing system. As a result, the hospital is free of the burden of operating, maintaining and programming a large system...
  69. ncbi Statistical process control: a practical application for hospitals
    L M VanderVeen
    Summit Medical Center, Oakland, CA
    J Healthc Qual 14:20-5, 28-9. 1992
    ..The best outcome of the program was the increased commitment to quality improvement by the members of the department...
  70. ncbi Impact of a dedicated intravenous therapy team on nosocomial bloodstream infection rates
    P A Meier
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, USA
    Am J Infect Control 26:388-92. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The introduction of a dedicated intravenous therapy team was associated with a significant reduction in nosocomial bloodstream infections. Further work is needed to maximize the cost-benefit ratio of this intervention...
  71. ncbi A survey of infection control professional staffing patterns at University HealthSystem Consortium institutions
    C Friedman
    Department of Infection Control and Epidemiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0066, USA
    Am J Infect Control 26:239-44. 1998
    ..This survey provides preliminary data for determining the "best practice" in staffing for infection control departments. More information may be needed to evaluate other factors that affect infection control professionals' workload...
  72. ncbi Benefit of two-step PPD testing of new employees at a New York City hospital
    K A Sepkowitz
    St Clare s Hospital and Health Center, New York, USA
    Am J Infect Control 25:283-6. 1997
    ..2% to 4.7%. CONCLUSION: Two-step tuberculin testing is an essential means of identifying persons with a baseline positive tuberculin test result, thus allowing accurate reporting of subsequent employee tuberculin conversions...
  73. ncbi Relocation stress syndrome. A patient and staff approach
    C J Brugler
    Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, Warren, OH
    J Nurs Adm 23:45-50. 1993
    ..The authors present a successfully implemented relocation plan, highlighting the need for awareness of relocation stress syndrome...
  74. ncbi Relationship of physician ratings of severity of illness and difficulty of clinical management to length of stay
    C Kelleher
    Office of Health Services Research, Baltimore U S Public Health Service Hospital, MD
    Health Serv Res 27:841-55. 1993
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  75. ncbi Aerosol bronchodilator delivery methods. Relative impact on pulmonary function and cost of respiratory care
    W Summer
    Department of Medicine, Lousisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans 70112
    Arch Intern Med 149:618-23. 1989
    ..In hospitalized bronchodilator-responsive patients with acute exacerbations of obstructive airway disease, the MDI/spacer combination is the preferred approach when the status of the patient allows its use...
  76. ncbi Strategic acquisitions by academic medical centers: the Jefferson experience as operational paradigm
    G F Schwartz
    Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
    Health Care Manage Rev 16:39-47. 1991
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  77. ncbi Emergency and primary care at a Melbourne hospital: reasons for attendance and satisfaction
    S T Liaw
    University of Melbourne
    Aust Health Rev 24:120-34. 2001
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  78. ncbi Credentialing for critical care in small hospitals
    D J Powner
    Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, VT, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1630-2. 2001
    ..S. hospitals. The presence of a critical care specialist appears to influence only slightly the ICU credentialing processes for other selected specialists...
  79. ncbi Changing attitudes among nurses and physicians: a step toward collaboration
    Cindy Barrere
    Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA
    J Healthc Qual 24:9-15; quiz 15-6, 56. 2002
    ..Students demonstrated a trend toward improvement on the attitudes survey. Medical students highly valued the program and better appreciated nurses' roles...
  80. ncbi Boost regulatory compliance with electronic nursing documentation
    Jackie Laughlin
    Holland Community Hospital, Holland, Mich, USA
    Nurs Manage 34:51-2. 2003
    ..Demonstrate accountability and uncompromised patient care with exceptional documentation from electronic systems...
  81. ncbi Weapon of debt reconstruction. Ohio hospital hopes to stay open after filing second Chapter 11
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 33:16. 2003
  82. ncbi Le Bistro serves up cultural change
    Mark S Leggitt
    Bristol Hospital, PO Box 977, Bristol, CT 06011 0977, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 27:318-23. 2003
    ..The change has enabled the hospital to increase its market share, increase its satisfaction rankings, increase its employee retention, and enjoy consistent financial success...
  83. ncbi Uncovering pressure ulcer incidence
    Diane K Langemo
    Universityof North Dakota, Grand Forks, USA
    Nurs Manage 34:54-7. 2003
    ..Researchers compare state-specific pressure ulcer incidence, staff mix, and nursing care quality outcomes data...
  84. ncbi Estimating HIV prevalence and the impact of HIV/AIDS on a Ugandan hospital by combining serosurvey data and hospital discharge records
    Massimo Fabiani
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanit, Rome, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:62-6. 2003
    ..Providing a continuum of care through inpatient, outpatient, and outreach home care services probably represents the only means of relieving the pressure on overloaded hospitals...
  85. ncbi Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections in pediatric patients traced to a hospital pharmacy
    Dejana Selenic
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:1440-6. 2003
    ..cloacae in the environment, noncompliance with guidelines for the preparation of sterile infusions and medications, and a susceptible population may have contributed to the infections...
  86. ncbi Recognizing the institutional benefits of bar-code point-of-care technology
    Susanne Larrabee
    Northern Michigan Regional Health System, Petoskey, Michigan, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:345-53. 2003
    ..Conducting a thorough assessment of a hospital's readiness for a BPOC system will guide system implementation and help avoid potential installation pitfalls...
  87. ncbi Federal Trade Commission v. Tenet: a retrospective review and analysis
    Daniel Body
    Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal, St Louis, USA
    J Health Law 36:133-68. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, at the two-year mark, it remains too soon to determine whether the government's concerns in opposing the merger have been justified...
  88. ncbi Employee satisfaction. Vying for health
    Ashok Selvam
    Hosp Health Netw 76:20, 22. 2002
  89. ncbi John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. System innovation: Concord Hospital
    Paul N Uhlig
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:666-72. 2002
    ..A culture of continuous program improvement has been implemented that continues to evolve and produce benefits...
  90. ncbi The maternal mortality review meeting: experiences from Kalabo District Hospital, Zambia
    Jelle Stekelenburg
    Leeuwarden Medical Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Netherlands
    Trop Doct 32:219-23. 2002
    ..It can easily and directly correct some substandard care factors, has a high educational value for staff and leads to a better understanding of maternal mortality for everyone involved...
  91. ncbi Blazing the trail to a service-driven culture
    Ruth Pollison
    Laboratory Services, Newton Memorial Hospital in Newton, New Jersey, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 16:277-80. 2002
    ..The hospital also would strive to decrease patient length of stay, to decrease cost per Case Mix Index adjusted, and to increase volume...
  92. ncbi A multidisciplinary team approach to reducing medication variance
    Terri A Sim
    Williamsburg Community Hospital, 301 Monticello Ave, Box 8700, Williamsburg, VA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:403-9. 2002
    ..The team implemented a number of quick fixes that generated momentum and provided some immediate successes...
  93. ncbi Emergence and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a children's hospital and pediatric long-term care facility
    B H Stover
    Kosair Children s Hospital, Louisville, KY 40232 5070
    Am J Infect Control 20:248-55. 1992
    ..CONCLUSION: Prompt institution of MRSA surveillance, barrier isolation, and therapy to eliminate colonization should be considered in hospitals with a new introduction of MRSA...
  94. ncbi Burkholderia cepacia lower respiratory tract infection associated with exposure to a respiratory therapist
    A H Ramsey
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:423-6. 2001
    ..Respiratory therapy departments must pay close attention to infection control practices, particularly among new or temporary staff...
  95. ncbi The Children's National Medical Center story: nursing shortage to employer of choice
    Nellie C Robinson
    Patient Services, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Nurs Econ 22:91-3. 2004

Research Grants14

  1. Outcomes of Nurse Practice Environments
    Linda Aiken; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research has the potential to advance the field of nursing outcomes research and to yield critical insights relevant to stemming the flight of nurses from front line care roles and improving hospital outcomes. ..
  2. HOW NURSING AFFECTS THE VOLUME-OUTCOMES RELATIONSHIP
    Linda Aiken; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  3. OUTCOMES OF HOSPITAL STAFFING
    Linda Aiken; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  4. Nursing Impact on Care Outcomes for Chronically Ill and Minority Patients
    Linda H Aiken; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Disparities in hospital outcomes by race and ethnicity persist. This study examines whether improving nursing resources in hospitals would be a potentially effective strategy to improve outcomes in these overlapping populations. ..