Nurse Staffing and Rural Hospital Performance Improvement
Examines the impact of nurse staffing on hospital performance improvement, with a comparison of rural and urban hospitals. Analyses the relationship between registered nurse (RN) hours per patient day to quality measure scores for pneumonia, heart failure, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and a hospital-wide composite measure.
Gestur Davidson, Kathy Belk, Ira Moscovice
Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center
Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Nurses