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Gail L. Ingersoll
University of Rochester Medical Center
23Publications
10H-index
395Citations
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#1Christine Boev (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 1
#2Ying Xue (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 10
Last.Gail L. Ingersoll (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 10
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Summary Objective The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nursing job satisfaction and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in adult critical care. Methods Multilevel modelling was used to examine the relationship between nursing job satisfaction and two HAIs, ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and central-line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). Results Units with nurses that reported satisfaction with organisational policies were associated with a 6.08 d...
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#1Suzanne R. O'Brien (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 3
#2Ying Xue (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 10
Last.Adam G. Kelly (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 10
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Background Understanding of the potential impact that length of stay (LOS) may have on Medicare beneficiaries' poststroke discharge function and discharge destination since implementation of a prospective payment system is lacking. Objective This study examined the trends and associations between LOS and discharge outcomes in Medicare beneficiaries with stroke treated in inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs). Design A serial, cross-sectional analysis of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility...
21 CitationsSource
#1Suzanne R. O'Brien (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 3
#2Gail L. Ingersoll (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 10
Last.Din Chen (UR: University of Rochester)
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Background and Objective: Previous studies have reported decreasing length of stay (LOS) for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), with conflicting effects on discharge Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scores and discharge destination (DD). This study was the first to examine the post prospective payment system (PPS) period using Medicare data drawn from the national Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) database. The purposes were to examine trends...
#1Gail L. IngersollH-Index: 10
#2Patricia A. WitzelH-Index: 2
#1Jean W. Lange (Fairfield University)H-Index: 9
#2Gail L. Ingersoll (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 10
Last.Jeanne M. Novotny (Fairfield University)H-Index: 3
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Topic This article illustrates how a grant designed to promote new program development provided a vehicle for organizational transformation. The collaboration surrounding this initiative created a common focus within the school that more effectively channeled its resources and resulted in an unprecedented level of scholarly achievement and recognition. Faculty leveraged the success of this initial grant to procure additional funding for related projects. The importance of partnerships and teamwo...
7 CitationsSource
#1Toni C. SmithH-Index: 3
#2Gail L. IngersollH-Index: 10
Last.Janet CareyH-Index: 1
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In response to the need to increase the number of persons from underrepresented groups working in acute care settings, 2 hospitals in upstate New York implemented a multidimensional workforce development project targeting existing and new employees meeting federally defined poverty levels. The authors describe the project and its outcomes, which surpassed original expectations.
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#1Joanne Stevens (State University of New York at Brockport)H-Index: 3
#2Hiroko Iida (NYSDOH: New York State Department of Health)H-Index: 1
Last.Gail L. Ingersoll (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 10
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The Rochester Adolescent Maternity Program (RAMP) has incorporated evidence‐based oral health guidelines into its prenatal care. These guidelines focus on tracking oral health services, screening and triaging prenatal patients, and providing patient and staff with the education needed to decrease oral health risks to mother, fetus, and baby. The RAMP process serves as a model for promoting quality oral health practices in pregnant teenagers and their babies.
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#1Patricia A. WitzelH-Index: 2
#2Toni C. SmithH-Index: 3
Last.Gail L. IngersollH-Index: 10
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The availability of a sufficient number of staff to meet patients' needs is essential to both the quality of care delivered and the retention of nurses who provide that care. During nursing shortages, this demand is often one of the most challenging for nurse administrators attempting to maintain care delivery standards and a stable workforce. Many institutions, including the one described in this article, are forced to hire temporary agency employees when additional staff cannot be hired to fil...
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An organization's mission, vision, and values statements are the guiding forces behind the institution's administrative strategic planning and performance assessment activities. Linking nursing professional practice model components and performance evaluation criteria with each of these foundational documents assures that their values, beliefs, and intentions are evident in daily work life.
21 CitationsSource
#1Gail L. Ingersoll (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 10
#2Lois Wagner (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 1
Last.Mamie Williams (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 4
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