Health Outcomes Improved in States Where Nurse Practitioners Independently Provide Primary Care

Posted On: 11-3-17

As America’s population ages, life spans lengthen and more individuals enroll in insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, the need for health care professionals will increase. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that the health care market...

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Impact of nurse practitioners on health outcomes of Medicare and Medicaid patients

Posted On: 11-3-17

Strengthening healthcare overall is essential to the health of our nation and promoting access to healthcare as well as controlling healthcare costs in a quality cost-effective manner. Nurse practitioners have demonstrated in prior research to be effective and cost-effective...

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Improvements in Missouri Nursing Homes Using QIPMO Services

Posted On: 11-3-17

The Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO) is a cooperative service of the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. (2008) Attachments: QIPMO

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Care Improvement Program Saves Nursing Homes Millions

Posted On: 11-3-17

Marilyn Rantz, professor in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing completed a three-year analysis of the Quality Improvement Program of Missouri (QIPMO) and found significant improvements in overall care quality of residents in participating facilities. Medical News Today. May...

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QIPMO Video

Posted On: 11-3-17

Wonder what QIPMO is all about? Click here for a quick and informative video! Strata Commun

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Sinclair@Home (KFRU Interview)

Posted On: 11-3-17

Listen to Marilyn Rantz’s KFRU interview on the new program, Sinclair@Home! KFRU Attachments: KFRU Rantz

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Paul Pepper: Boone County Museum 25th Anniversary & Sinclair School of Nursing, “Sinclair At Home”

Posted On: 11-3-17

Paul Pepper and Chris Campbell talk about the upcoming 25th anniversary celebration of the Walters-Boone County Museum and Galleries. Food, tours and music – fun for the whole family! At DR. MARILYN RANTZ tells us about “Sinclair At Home,”...

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Technology Helps Seniors Live Safely and Independently at Home

Posted On: 11-3-17

For more than 10 years, two University of Missouri researchers have researched and developed technology to help people age in place safely and independently. The research started at TigerPlace, an independent housing facility in Columbia, which was developed by...

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MU researchers taking sensor system from lab to marketplace

Posted On: 11-3-17

While some go to the doctor once a year, many residents at the TigerPlace assisted living community in southeast Columbia get a virtual checkup every day. Wireless sensor systems installed in about half of the community’s living spaces constantly...

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Paul Pepper: Marilyn Rantz, Sinclair School of Nursing, “Sensors at Home”

Posted On: 11-3-17

Today Paul Pepper and DR. MARILYN RANTZ, Professor at MU’s Sinclair School of Nursing, talk about the advancements that have been made to assist the elderly or disabled at the home. Motion sensors, sensors on your bed and sensors...

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