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Matthew McHugh is mentioned in a new Penn Nursing article about Racial Disparities in Postoperative Readmission.
Matthew McHugh, Linda Aiken, Paul Rosenbaum, and Herbert Smith collaborated with other researchers from the Center for Outcomes Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at Penn’s School of Nursing, Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania on a study which showed that patients undergoing surgery at Magnet hospitals recognized for nursing excellence, and good nurse staffing, have better outcomes at the same or lower costs as other hospitals. Read study published in the prominent surgery journal JAMA Surgery here.
Matthew McHugh has found in a new study that patients who undergo elective hip and knee surgery in hospitals with inadequate nurse staffing and poor nurse work environments, are more likely to require re-hospitalization.
Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy OutcomesThe Rosemarie Greco Term Endowed Associate Professorship in AdvocacyProfessor of Nursing
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2006Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2004