Hilary Barnes, PhD, APRN, NP-C
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Widener University
Hilary Barnes, PhD, NP-C, FAANP is an Assistant Professor at Widener University and a CHOPR Senior Fellow and a fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. Dr. Barnes’ research interests include the impact of state and federal policies on the nurse practitioner workforce and care delivery. She is funded through the 2016 AcademyHealth New Investigator Small Grant Program to examine the impact of changes in state-level practice regulations over time on nurse practitioner supply and access to care in ambulatory practices. She is nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and her clinical background includes emergency/urgent care, surgery/surgical oncology, and addiction/behavioral health.
BA Skidmore College, 1997
BSN University of Pennsylvania, 2005
MSN Widener University, 2008
PhD Widener University, 2013
Martsolf, G. R., Barnes, H., Richards, M. R., Ray, K. N., Brom, H. M., & McHugh, M. D. 2018. Employment of Advanced Practice Clinicians in Physician Practices. JAMA Internal Medicine, 178(7), 988–990. http://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1515
Barnes H, Richards MR, Martsolf G, & McHugh MD. 2018. Rural and non-rural primary care physician practices increasingly rely on nurse practitioners. Health Affairs 37(6):908-914
Barnes, H., Maier, C., Altares Sarik, D., Germack, H.D., Aiken, L.H., & McHugh, M.D. (2017). Effects of regulation and payment policies on nurse practitioners’ clinical practices. Medical Care Research and Review, 74, 431-451. doi:10.1177/1077558716649109. Published online May 13, 2016.
Barnes, H., Aiken, L.H., & Villarruel, A.M. (2016). Quality and safety of nurse practitioner care: The case for full practice authority in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Nurse, 71(4), 12-15.
Maier, C.B., Barnes, H., Aiken, L.H., & Busse, R. (2016). A descriptive, cross-country analysis of the nurse practitioner workforce in six countries: Size, growth, physician substitution potential. BMJ Open, 6(9), e011901. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011901
Barnes, H., Rearden, J., & McHugh, M.D. (2016). Magnet recognition linked to better central line-associated blood stream infection rates. Research in Nursing & Health, 39, 96-104. doi:10.1002/nur.21709.
Barnes, H., Aiken, L.H., & Villarruel, A.M. (2016, September 15). Quality and safety of nurse practitioner care: The case for full practice authority in Pennsylvania. CHOPR Policy Brief, Issue 1(1). Posted http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/live/files/255-chopr-policy-brief—11
Barnes, H. (2016, May 17). Evidence supports giving nurse practitioners full practice authority. LDI Health Policy$ense Blog. Posted http://ldi.upenn.edu/healthpolicysense/evidence-supports-giving-nurse-practitioners-full-practice-authority