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International Publications

International Publications

 Benchmarking publications

Linda H. Aiken, Sean P. Clarke, Douglas M. Sloane, Julie A. Sochalski and others.  “Nurses’ Reports of Hospital Quality of Care and Working Conditions in Five Countries.”  Health Affairs 20(3): 43-53, May 2001. Selected as one of the 29 most influential papers published in Health Affairs in their first 25 years. Winner of American Academy of Nursing Media Award. 

 Linda H. Aiken and Julie Sochalski (eds.).  Hospital Restructuring in North America and Europe:  Patient Outcomes and Workforce Implications.  Medical Care,  Vol. 35, No. 10, Supplement, October, 1997.  

 Poghosyan, L, Clarke, S, Finlayson, M, Aiken, LH.  2010.  Nurse burnout and quality of care:  Cross-national investigation in six countries.  Research in Nursing and Health.  In press.  

 Poghosyan, L., Aiken, L.H., and Sloane, D.M.  2009.  Factor structure of the Maslach Burnout Inventory: An analysis of data from large scale cross-sectional surveys of nurses from eight countries.  International Journal of Nursing Studies (United Kingdom).  46 (7):894-902.

 Bruyneel, Y., Van den Heede, K., Diya, L., Sermeus, W., Aiken, L.H.  2009.  Predictive validity of the International Hospital Outcomes Study Questionnaire Battery:  An RN4CAST pilot study.  Journal of Nursing Scholarship.  41(2):202-210. 

 Van den Heede, K., Sermeus, W., Diya, L., Clarke, S.P., Lesaffre, E., Vleugels, A., Aiken, L.H.  2009.  Nurse staffing and patient outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals:  Cross-sectional analysis of administrative data.  International Journal of Nursing Studies. (United Kingdom)  46(7), 928-939.

 Aiken, L.H. and Poghosyan, L.  2009.  Evaluation of Magnet Journey to Nursing Excellence Program in Russia and Armenia.  Journal of Nursing Scholarship 41(2):166-174.   

Buchan, J. and Aiken, L.H.  2008.  Solving nursing shortages:  A common priority.  Journal of Clinical Nursing.  17(24)3262-3268.   

Aiken, L.H. and Cooper, R.   2008.  Training, education, and manpower.  Pp. 57-60 in WHO World Alliance for Patient Safety, Patient Safety Implications for Research:  A Global Perspective.  World Health Organization:  Geneva. 

Linda H. Aiken, James Buchan, Julie Sochalski, Barbara Nichols, Mary Powell.  Trends in International Nurse Migration.” Health Affairs 23(3): 69-77, May, 2004.   

Linda H. Aiken, Sean P. Clarke, and Douglas M. Sloane.  “Hospital Staffing, Organizational Support, and Quality of Care: Cross-National Findings.”  International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 14(1):5-13, 2002.   

Linda H. Aiken and Douglas M. Sloane.  “Hospital Organization and Culture: Impact on Outcomes.”   Hospitals in a Changing Europe, edited by Martin McKee and Judith Healy, European Observatory on Health Care Systems, London: Open University Press, 2002, pp. 265-278.


     PENN collaborations with specific countries

   Aiken, L.H., Buchan, J., Ball, J., Rafferty, A.M.  2008.  Transformative impact of Magnet designation: England Case Study.  Journal of Clinical Nursing.  17(24):3330-3337.   

Van den Heede, K., Sermeus, W., Diya, L., Clarke, S.P., Lafaffre, E., Vleugels, A., Aiken, L.H., 2009. Nurse staffing and patient outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: Cross-sectional analysis of administrative data. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 46(7), 928-939.

Kanai-Pak, M., Aiken, L.H., Sloane, D.M., Poghosyan, L.  2008.  Poor work environments and nurse inexperience are associated with burnout, job dissatisfaction, and quality deficits in Japanese hospitals.  Journal of Clinical Nursing.  17(24):3224-3329.   

Schubert M, Glass TR, Clarke SP, Aiken LH, Sloane DM, Schaffert-Witvliet, B, De Geest S. RICH Nursing Studie.  Die Studie erweitert Evidenz und Wissen. _Krankenpfl Soins Infirm_; 2008;6:24-25. German. 

Schubert M, Glass TR, Clarke SP, Aiken LH, Sloane DM, Schaffert-Witvliet B, De Geest S. Etude RICH Nursing. Plus de connaissances et depreuves scientifiques. _Krankenpfl Soins Infirm_; 2008;6.56-57. French. 

Schubert, M., Glass, T., Clarke, S.P., Aiken, L.H., Schaffert-Witvliet, B., Sloane, D.M., DeGeest, S. (2008)  Rationing of nursing care and its relationship to patient outcomes:  the Swiss extension of the International Hospital Outcomes Study.  International Journal for Quality in Health Care.  20(4):227-237.   

Mary Finlayson, Linda Aiken, I. Nakarada-Kordic. 2007.   New Zealand nurses’ reports on hospital care:  International comparisons.  Nursing Praxis (New Zealand) 23(1):17-18.  

Anne Marie Rafferty, Sean P. Clarke, James Coles, Jane Ball, Philip James, Martin McKee, Linda H. Aiken.  2007.   “Outcomes of Variation in Hospital Nurse Staffing in English Hospitals:  Cross-sectional Analysis of Survey Data and Discharge Records.”  International Journal of Nursing Studies.  44(2):175-182.   

Linda H. Aiken and Lusine Poghosyan.  “Improving Health Care Through Investments in Nursing.”  Sestrinskoye Delo (Russian).  2007.    

Donna S. Havens, Theresa Labov, Teresa Faura, Linda H. Aiken.  “Validation of a Measure to Assess the Hospital Clinical Nurse Practice Environment: A Cross-National Pilot Study.”  Enfermería Clínica (Spain) 12:13-22, 2002.

Anne Marie Rafferty, Jane Ball, Linda H. Aiken.  Are teamwork and professional autonomy compatible, and do they result in improved hospital care?  Quality in Health Care 10:(Suppl II):ii32-ii37, 2001.