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Psychometric Properties of the Perinatal Missed Care Survey and Missed Care During Labor and Birth

Kalisch and colleagues developed one of the reliable and valid measures of missed nursing care, the MISSCARE survey, which has been used extensively in medical surgical care and has been adapted to...

Author(s): Audrey Lyndom, Kathleen Simpson, Joanne Spetz, Jason Fletcher, Caryl Gay, and Gay Landstrom
Source: Elsevier
Date: Feb 2022

Utilization of Community Paramedics to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Objective Some health systems and emergency medical services agencies in the United States are leveraging the versatility and experience of community paramedics to meet needs for COVID-19 testing,...

Author(s): Janet Coffman and Lisel Blash
Date: February 1, 2022

Characteristics of Multiple Job Holders in Long-term Care

Issue Health care workers in long-term care (LTC) settings face concerns related to financial security resulting from low wages, inconsistent hours, and a lack of benefits. These factors contribute...

Author(s): Tim Bates, Joanne Spetz, and Laura Wagner
Date: February 1, 2022

The Changing Role of Post-baccalaureate Programs in Dental Education

Pre-dental post-baccalaureate programs can help address oral health disparities by improving the diversity of the dental workforce pipeline. While long-term outcomes have had a positive impact on...

Author(s): Connie Kwong, Miranda Werts, April Martinez, George Taylor, Biana Roykh, and Elizabeth Mertz
Date: Feb 2022

Lack of Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Addiction Physicians

Compared to white individuals, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx individuals have decreased access to addiction care, lower rates of addiction treatment, and higher rates of incarceration, non-fatal...

Author(s): Maria Garcia, Janet Coffman, Ayana Jordan, and Marlene Martin
Date: January 31, 2022

CIN Connections, Winter 2022 — Centering Equity in Health Care Improvement

The California Improvement Network (CIN) is a community of health care professionals committed to identifying and spreading ideas for better primary care delivery. This issue of CIN Connections...

Date: January 11, 2022

Spanish-Speaking Mexican-American Parents’ Experiences While Navigating the Dental Care System for Their Children

The purpose of this study is to describe Mexican-American parents' experiences navigating the dental care system for their children. The study used qualitative interviews to collect data.

Author(s): Andrea Lopez, Kristin Hoeft, Claudia Guerra, Judith Barker, Lisa Chung, and Nancy Burke
Date: Jan 2022

Lower Wages of Nurses in Long-Term Care: Does Racial and Ethnic Diversity Explain the Difference?

Registered nurses (RNs) are a key component of the long-term care (LTC) workforce and prior research demonstrates their importance to ensuring patient safety in LTC settings. RNs who work in LTC...

Author(s): Joanne Spetz, Laura Wagner, and Timothy Bates
Date: December 17, 2021

It’s Not Just the Right Thing...It’s a Survival Tactic: Disentangling Leaders’ Motivations and Worries on Social Care

Health care organizations face growing pressure to improve their patients’ social conditions, such as housing, food, and economic insecurity. Little is known about the motivations and concerns of...

Author(s): Taressa Fraze, Laura Beidler, and Lucy Savitz
Date: December 14, 2021

Impact of a Well-being Promotion (WelPro) Training Program on APPE Conference Leaders

The objective of this pilot study is to evaluate the attitudes and self-efficacy of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Conference Leaders (CLs) after completing the Well-being Promotion (...

Author(s): Tram Cat, Jiangyan Du, Catherine Chen, Shareen El-Ibiary, and Kelly Lee
Date: December 10, 2021