Lianne Jeffs

Summary

Affiliation: St. Michael's Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A new way of relating: perceptions associated with a team-based error disclosure simulation intervention
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s, Toronto, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:i57-60. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Quality nursing care and opportunities for improvement: insights from patients and family members
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:76-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Near misses: paradoxical realities in everyday clinical practice
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:486-94. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Building knowledge for safer care: nursing research advancing practice
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 24:257-62. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Nursing leaders' accountability to narrow the safety chasm: insights and implications from the collective evidence base on healthcare safety
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Clinical Research, Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 22:86-98. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Leveraging safer nursing care by conceptualizing near misses as recovery processes
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, and School of Health Sciences, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 24:166-71. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Case study: reconciling the quality and safety gap through strategic planning
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Clinical Research, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:32-40. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Building capacity for nursing research
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Nurse 102:30-2. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Linking HOBIC measures with length of stay and alternate levels of care: implications for nurse leaders in their efforts to improve patient flow and quality of care
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li KaShing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 25:48-62. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Creating reporting and learning cultures in health-care organizations
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hosital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Nurse 103:16-7, 27-8. 2007

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Publications45

  1. doi request reprint A new way of relating: perceptions associated with a team-based error disclosure simulation intervention
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s, Toronto, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:i57-60. 2010
    ..To address this knowledge gap, a study was undertaken to explore the perceptions associated with an educational simulation intervention for team-based error disclosure...
  2. doi request reprint Quality nursing care and opportunities for improvement: insights from patients and family members
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:76-84. 2013
    ..Study findings have implications for nurse leaders to enhance nurses' therapeutic relationships with patients and family members and patient-centered care within their organizations...
  3. doi request reprint Near misses: paradoxical realities in everyday clinical practice
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:486-94. 2008
    ..Study findings implicate changes for the health-care landscape relative to system, health policy, professional development and quality improvement...
  4. doi request reprint Building knowledge for safer care: nursing research advancing practice
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 24:257-62. 2009
    ..Participating nurses evolved from research novices to key champions in advancing nursing practice, patient safety, and quality improvement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nursing leaders' accountability to narrow the safety chasm: insights and implications from the collective evidence base on healthcare safety
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Clinical Research, Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 22:86-98. 2009
    ..The aim of this exchange of knowledge was to equip nursing leaders and their decision partners with evidence that can become a catalyst for mobilizing change in practice to address the safety chasm...
  6. doi request reprint Leveraging safer nursing care by conceptualizing near misses as recovery processes
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, and School of Health Sciences, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 24:166-71. 2009
    ..Both themes illuminated the links among pattern recognition, alignment of care processes and practice guidelines, and nurses' accountability for safe pressure ulcer care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Case study: reconciling the quality and safety gap through strategic planning
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Clinical Research, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:32-40. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Building capacity for nursing research
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Nurse 102:30-2. 2006
    ..The authors present an overview of a current nursing-led patient safety study in which building capacity for research is a core component...
  9. ncbi request reprint Linking HOBIC measures with length of stay and alternate levels of care: implications for nurse leaders in their efforts to improve patient flow and quality of care
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li KaShing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 25:48-62. 2012
    ..In turn, these efforts may decrease patients' LOS. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Creating reporting and learning cultures in health-care organizations
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hosital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Nurse 103:16-7, 27-8. 2007
    ..By enacting these recommendations, nurse leaders can support the analysis and actions necessary to identify improvements that will create safer health-care environments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Growing practice specialists in mental health: addressing stigma and recruitment with a nursing residency program
    San Ng
    Principal, Vision and Results Inc, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:101-12. 2010
    ..In this paper, we describe our journey in designing and implementing a nursing residency program for other nurse leaders interested in providing a similar program to build on our experience...
  12. doi request reprint Not overstepping professional boundaries: the challenging role of nurses in simulated error disclosures
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 26:320-7. 2011
    ..Study findings point to multilevel strategies including cultural, structural, and educational approaches to enhancing the key roles that nurses need to play in error disclosure to patients and families...
  13. ncbi request reprint Building clinical and organizational resilience to reconcile safety threats, tensions and trade-offs: insights from theory and evidence
    Lianne Jeffs
    The Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Healthc Q 12:75-80. 2009
    ..Together, this information can strengthen safety practices throughout healthcare organizations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Enablers and barriers to implementing bedside reporting: insights from nurses
    Lianne Jeffs
    Lianne Jeffs, RN, PhD, St Michael s Hospital Volunteer Association Chair in Nursing Research, Director Nursing Research Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 26:39-52. 2013
    ..Future research is required to examine how enablers can be leveraged and barriers mitigated or removed to ensure successful implementation and sustainability of nurse-to-nurse bedside reporting. ..
  15. doi request reprint On the ball: leadership for patient safety and learning in critical care
    Deborah Tregunno
    York University School of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 39:334-9. 2009
    ..To explore nursing leadership for patient safety in critical care and identify opportunities to improve leadership that promotes patient safety...
  16. pmc Contextualizing learning to improve care using collaborative communities of practices
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1 W8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:464. 2016
    ..This learning approach aims to create the conditions for collaborative, reflective, and innovative experiential systems that enable collective discussions regarding daily practice issues and finding solutions for improvement...
  17. doi request reprint Patients' views on bedside nursing handover: creating a space to connect
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital Drs Jeffs and Cardoso and Mss Beswick, Acott, Simpson, Campbell, and Irwin, and Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Dr Jeffs, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 29:149-54. 2014
    ..Health care leaders and nurses can use study findings to tailor strategies to engage patients, taking into account their preferences, in bedside nursing handover. ..
  18. doi request reprint Learning from near misses: from quick fixes to closing off the Swiss-cheese holes
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:287-94. 2012
    ..Thus, an exploratory study was conducted to gain insight into the nature of, and contributing factors to, organisational learning from near misses in clinical practice...
  19. doi request reprint Identifying Effective Nurse-Led Care Transition Interventions for Older Adults With Complex Needs Using a Structured Expert Panel
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital Volunteer Association Chair in Nursing Research Scientist, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute St Michael s Hospital, Associate Professor, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs . 2017
    ..A structured expert panel was established with the purpose of identifying effective nurse-led care transition interventions...
  20. doi request reprint Defining what evidence is, linking it to patient outcomes, and making it relevant to practice: insight from clinical nurses
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    Appl Nurs Res 26:105-9. 2013
    ..Less known is how nurses define evidence in their daily clinical practice and how this knowledge can inform strategies to enhance evidence based patient care and outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Exploring nurses' perceptions of collecting and using HOBIC measures to guide clinical practice and improve care
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 25:14-28. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Keeping patients safe: a systems perspective on regulatory standards
    Deborah Tregunno
    York University School of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 37:269-71. 2007
  23. doi request reprint The effect of an organizational network for patient safety on safety event reporting
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eval Health Prof 37:366-78. 2014
    ..001), especially near misses (an approximately 100% increase following implementation; p = .002). Study findings suggest that a multifaceted networked approach does contribute to improving patient safety event reporting. ..
  24. pmc Clinicians' views on improving inter-organizational care transitions
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, Room 720, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:289. 2013
    ..Thus, a qualitative study was undertaken to explore clinicians' perceptions of strategies aimed at improving patient care transitions from acute care hospitals to complex continuing care and rehabilitation healthcare organizations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Engaging Patients to Meet Their Fundamental Needs: Key to Safe and Quality Care
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital Volunteer Association Chair in Nursing Research, Scientist, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Associate Professor status, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Institute of Health, Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 29:59-66. 2016
    ..Integral to this is the nurse-patient relationship, whereby nurses know patient preferences for care and recognize when patients are deteriorating to prevent harm within the context of care environments. ..
  26. pmc A randomized wait-list control trial to evaluate the impact of a mobile application to improve self-management of individuals with type 2 diabetes: a study protocol
    Laura Desveaux
    Women s College Hospital Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Ave, Toronto, ON, M5S 1B2, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 16:144. 2016
    ..Well-designed e-Health solutions targeting behavior change can improve a range of measures, including glycemic control, perceived health, and a reduction in hospitalizations...
  27. doi request reprint Nurses' Perceptions of Interventions for the Management of Patient-Oriented Outcomes: A Key Factor for Evidence-Based Practice
    Souraya Sidani
    Professor and Canada Research Chair, School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 13:66-74. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore nurses' perception of evidence-based interventions targeting patient-oriented outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Insights from staff nurses and managers on unit-specific nursing performance dashboards: a qualitative study
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:1001-6. 2014
    ..Dashboards are interactive computerised tools that display performance data. In one large, urban teaching hospital in Toronto, Canada, unit-specific dashboards were implemented across the organisation...
  29. doi request reprint The value of bedside shift reporting enhancing nurse surveillance, accountability, and patient safety
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital and Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:226-32. 2013
    ..Nurse leaders can leverage study findings in their efforts to embed nurse-to-nurse bedside shift reporting in their respective organizations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Investing in nursing research in practice settings: a blueprint for building capacity
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital Volunteer Association Chair in Nursing Research Director of Nursing Research and Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital Assistant Professor, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 26:44-59. 2013
    ..Within a multi-pronged framework, several strategies are described that collectively resulted in enhanced research and knowledge translation productivity aimed at improving the delivery of safe and high-quality patient care. ..
  31. doi request reprint Using theory and evidence to drive measurement of patient, nurse and organizational outcomes of professional nursing practice
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s, Canada
    Int J Nurs Pract 19:141-8. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A Multicenter Study of Surrogate Decision-Makers Experiences in Being Approached for Consent for Patient Participation in Research
    Karen E A Burns
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada, Critical Care Medicine, 30 Bond Street, 4 045 Donnelly Wing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
    Ann Am Thorac Soc . 2016
    ....
  33. pmc A pragmatic randomized control trial and realist evaluation on the implementation and effectiveness of an internet application to support self-management among individuals seeking specialized mental health care: a study protocol
    Jennifer M Hensel
    Women s College Hospital Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 16:350. 2016
    ..The advancement and adoption of virtual care for mental health, however, often occurs in the absence of rigorous evaluation and adequate planning for sustainability and spread...
  34. doi request reprint Leveraging data to transform nursing care: insights from nurse leaders
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Health Services Research Unit Knowledge Translation and Exchange Program Drs Jeffs and Nincic, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Dr Hayes, University of Toronto Nursing Research, St Michael s Hospital Dr Jeffs and Ms Lo, Toronto Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care Ms White and Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital Dr Jeffs, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 30:269-74. 2015
    ..Study findings may inform nurse leaders in their efforts to leverage data to transform nursing care. ..
  35. doi request reprint Implementation of the National Nursing Quality Report Initiative in Canada: Insights From Pilot Participants
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital Volunteer Association Chair in Nursing Research Scientist, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Jeffs Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Jeffs Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Hayes Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Doran and Mr Mainville Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ms Lamont and Dr VanDeVelde Coke and Canadian Nurses Association, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ms Sutherland Boal
    J Nurs Care Qual 30:E9-16. 2015
    ..Study findings may inform quality improvement efforts in health care organizations. ..
  36. doi request reprint The perspectives of patients, family members and healthcare professionals on readmissions: preventable or inevitable?
    Lianne Jeffs
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and
    J Interprof Care 28:507-12. 2014
    ..Continued interprofessional efforts are required to identify patients at risk for readmission and to organize and deliver care to improve health outcomes after hospitalization...
  37. doi request reprint Implementing an interprofessional patient safety learning initiative: insights from participants, project leads and steering committee members
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Early Nursing Research Career Award, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:923-30. 2013
    ..A study was undertaken to delineate perceptions of individuals involved with the implementation of an interprofessional patient safety competency-based intervention and intervention participants...
  38. pmc Defining quality outcomes for complex-care patients transitioning across the continuum using a structured panel process
    Lianne Jeffs
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:1014-24. 2013
    ..In this context, a structured panel process was used to define quality measures for care transitions involving complex-care patients across healthcare settings...
  39. pmc The Postoperative Pain Assessment Skills pilot trial
    Michael McGillion
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 16:433-9. 2011
    ..background⁄..
  40. ncbi request reprint Using a nursing balanced scorecard approach to measure and optimize nursing performance
    Lianne Jeffs
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 24:47-58. 2011
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Enabling Role of Manager in Engaging Clinicians and Staff in Quality Improvement: Being Present and Flexible
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Health Services Research Unit Knowledge Translation and Exchange Program, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Jeffs, and Mr Suhemat Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Flintoft Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Jeffs St Michael s Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Jeffs and Mss Indar, Harvey, McShane, and Maione and Practice Based Research and Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Bookey Bassett
    J Nurs Care Qual 31:367-72. 2016
    ..Efforts are needed to enable managers to engage clinicians and staff in local QI efforts. ..
  42. pmc Appropriate prescribing in nursing homes demonstration project (APDP) study protocol: pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial and mixed methods process evaluation of an Ontario policy-maker initiative to improve appropriate prescribing of antipsychotics
    Laura Desveaux
    Women s College Research Institute and Women s College Hospital Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 11:45. 2016
    ..Multifaceted interventions can achieve a 12-20 % reduction in antipsychotic prescribing levels in nursing homes. Effective interventions have featured educational outreach and ongoing performance feedback...
  43. doi request reprint Evaluating the late career nurse initiative: a cross-sectional survey of senior nurses in Ontario
    Diane Doran
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 23:859-67. 2015
    ..This study evaluated the impact of the late career nurse initiative on nurse perceptions of their work environment, workplace burnout, job satisfaction, organisational commitment and intention to remain...
  44. pmc Safety threats and opportunities to improve interfacility care transitions: insights from patients and family members
    Lianne Jeffs
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Patient Prefer Adherence 6:711-8. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The urban geography of SARS: paradoxes and dilemmas in Toronto's health care
    Dyanne D Affonso
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 45:568-78. 2004
    ..Quite unexpectedly, hospitals and health care workers became facilitators of disease diffusion. This experience has demonstrated the need for a comprehensive disease control strategy...