Kathryn Riman, PhD, RN is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a practicing intensive care unit nurse. Her research focuses on examining organizational characteristics and policies and their relationships to critical care outcomes.


Authored by Kathryn Riman, Ph.D., R.N.

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From the Bedside to Research: Navigating Change in Nursing

As we celebrate National Nurses Week, the AcademyHealth Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues shines a spotlight on the indispensable contributions of nurses to the health care sector. Amid evolving challenges, these frontline professionals continue to lead with resilience and innovation, driving significant changes across the industry.
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Celebrating Nurses Week: Retaining and Valuing Our Nurses

Nurses play a vital role in the health care system, providing essential person-centered care and support to patients. During Nurses Week, members of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) and academic nurse leaders highlight the importance of retaining and valuing nurses, the impact of nurse turnover on patient care and health care costs, creating a positive work environment, and the need to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in nursing.
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Experts in Child Health Services Research Reflect on 2020 and Look Ahead to 2021

Members of AcademyHealth’s Child Health Services Research Interest Group Advisory Committee reflect on five key areas of advancement of Child HSR during 2020, and consider the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on children.
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Nursing Health Services Research: Developing an Agenda to Address the Nation’s Top Health Care Challenges in the 2020s

As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on the critical role of nursing in health care delivery, members from the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) highlight key areas of focus to ensure nursing health services research is well-positioned to address the nation’s top health care challenges over the next decade.