New study published in Nursing Outlook by Karen Lasater (PARC Research Associate), Linda H. Aiken ( PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Matthew D. McHugh (PSC/PARC Research Associate) titled "Variations in nursing baccalaureate education and 30-day inpatient surgical mortality" was cited in a Penn LDI Blog.
PSC and PARC Researchers Linda H. Aiken, Herb L. Smith, Jere R. Behrman, David Bravo and Matthew D. McHugh and co-authors published an article in The Lancet Global Health entitled, "Hospital Nurse Staffing and Patient Outcomes in Chile: A Multilevel Cross-sectional Study." The study showed that establishing safe nurse staffing standards in hospitals in Chile could save lives, prevent readmissions, shorten hospital stays, and reduce costs. Read more in the Penn Nursing press release and Penn Today.
Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research
Faculty Director, Nursing and Health Care Managment Coordinated Dual Degree Program
Independence Chair for Nursing Education
Professor of Nursing
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2006
Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2004