Monday, October 3, 2011

INQRI Study: RN Staffing Linked To Safe Practices Adoption

Last week,, reported that an INQRI supported study found more nurse-hours per patient and larger percentages of RNs on staff as factors in higher adoption levels of safe practices. The publication, co-authored by Dr. Jayani Jayawardhana and INQRI grantees Drs. Richard Lindrooth & John Welton, examined the higher likelihood of designated Magnet hospitals, when compared with non-Magnet hospitals, to adopt National Quality Forum Safe Practices.

Click here to read the article.

Click here to access the journal article published in the Journal of Nursing Administration (subscription required).

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