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EXAMINING LATERAL VIOLENCE IN THE NURSING WORKFORCE
TLDR
Education and effective leadership were found to mediate oppressive and negative behaviors, whereas ineffective leadership was found to exacerbate lateral violence. Expand
How far do nurses walk?
Nursing Diagnoses, Diagnosis-Related Group, and Hospital Outcomes
TLDR
The findings support the contention that nursing care is an independent predictor of patient hospital outcomes and support the argument for including nursing care data in the hospital discharge abstract. Expand
Nursing Care Value-Based Financial Models.
TLDR
The initial results and recommendations of an expert panel tasked with defining and measuring nursing care value as part of a larger effort to address evolving issues related to big data and nursing knowledge development are described. Expand
Implications of Medicare Reimbursement Changes Related to Inpatient Nursing Care Quality
  • J. Welton
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of nursing administration
  • 1 July 2008
TLDR
The author examines the effects of the new payment policy on inpatient nursing care and addresses ways to improve quality and minimize financial impacts to hospitals. Expand
Estimating Nursing Intensity and Direct Cost Using the Nurse-Patient Assignment
TLDR
The NPA estimate can be used to allocate direct nursing time and costs for each patient within the hospital billing system and can also be used in pay-for-performance or for benchmarking nursing intensity within and across hospitals. Expand
Risk-Adjusted Staffing to Improve Patient Value.
TLDR
Findings showed decreased adverse event rates for patient falls, catheter- Acquired urinary tract infection, central line-acquired blood stream infection, and pressure ulcer prevalence after the intervention was implemented, yielding an operational impact in hospital financial performance. Expand
Hospital Nursing Workforce Costs, Wages, Occupational Mix, and Resource Utilization
  • J. Welton
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of nursing administration
  • 1 July 2011
TLDR
The findings from this study can be helpful in comparing nursing care across different types of hospitals, ownership, and geographic locations and used as a benchmark for future nursing workforce needs and costs. Expand
Adoption of National Quality Forum Safe Practices by Magnet® Hospitals
TLDR
Magnet hospitals in the urban areas of 34 Leapfrog rollout regions were more likely to have higher adoption rates of NQF Safe Practices in comparison to NMHs in the same demographic areas during the time frame of the study, but other hospitals nearly closed the gap by 2006. Expand
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