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Systems and Models of Care - Featured Research

NINR-supported researchers explore and address some of the most important challenges affecting the health of the American people. The highlights below feature research accomplishments from the community of NINR-supported scientists across the United States.

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Motivated by her work as a trauma nurse, Dr. Sara Jacoby’s NINR-funded dissertation used ethnography to explore the experience and perceptions of Black patients with traumatic injuries.
Having more nurses can increase patient safety and improve quality of care, yet hospitals often differ in the number of nurses they have per patient. A recent study, funded in part by NINR, examined variation in patient-to-nurse staffing in NY hospitals and its association with adverse outcomes (i.e., mortality and avoidable costs).