Hendrich is the Most Published Fall Risk Model – Full Publication Listing

Hendrich Research, Model Validation

Ann Hendrich is a respected researcher in a variety of nursing, quality and national patient safety topics.  She is author and contributor in  numerous peer reviewed journals backed up by more than 25 years of experience in large, complex healthcare systems as an expert in quality and safety. She is also a respected health services researcher in topics  that include antibiotic stewardship, patient safety, perinatal safety, nursing practice, and the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model® study. 



Ann L. Hendrich, PhD, RN, F.A.A.N, ‘Reimagining Injurious Falls and Safe Mobility’, American Journal of Nursing, September 2021, Vol. 121, No. 9 pp 34-44.

Ann L Hendrich, PhD, Angelo Bufalino PhD, Clariecia Groves DEng, CHDA, Applied Nursing Research, ‘Validation of the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model: The imperative to reduce modifiable risk factors’, 53, 2020, 151243.

Palmira Santos, PhD, Anju Joglekar, PhD, Kristen Faughnan, MPA, Jennifer Darden, BSN, RNC, Lisa Masters, RN, CPHRM, Ann Hendrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, Christine Kocot McCoy, JD, ‘Sustaining and Spreading Quality Improvement:  Decreasing Intrapartum Malpractice Risk’, Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, August 24, 2018, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp 42-50.

Mohamad G. Fakih, MD, MPH; Rebecca Battjes, MPH; Lisa Sturm, MPH; Lindsey Jones, BS; Clariecia Groves, MS; Angelo Bufalino, PhD; Ann Hendrich, PhD, RN, ‘Hospital-Onset Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia is a Better Measure than MRSA Bacteremia in Assessing Infection Prevention: Evaluation of 50 US Hospitals’, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, October 4, 2017.

Pelton, Leslie J; Fulmer, Terry PhD, RN; Hendrich, Ann PhD, RN, FAAN; Mate, Kedar MD, ‘Institute for Healthcare Improvement:  Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems’,    Healthcare Executive, NOV/DEC 2017, pp 62-63.

Hendrich, Ann PhD, RN, FAAN; Haydar, Ziad MD, ‘Building a High Reliability Organization: One System’s Patient Safety Journey’, Journal of Healthcare Management, January/February 2017, Vol. 62, Issue 1, pp 13-17.

Fakih, Mohamad G, Skierczynski, Boguslow, Bufalino, Angelo, Groves, Clariecia, Roberts, Phillip, Heavens, Michelle, Hendrich, Ann, Haydar, Ziad, ‘Taking advantage of public reporting:  An infection composite score to assist evaluating hospital performance for infection prevention efforts’, American Journal of Infection Control, 2016.

Fakih, Mohamad G, Guharoy, Roy, Hendrich, Ann, Haydar, Ziad, ‘Health Systems Can Play a Pivotal Role in Supporting Antimicrobial Stewardship’, Oxford Journals; Clinical Infectious Diseases, August 30, 2016.

Battjes, Rebecca L, Jones, Lindsey, Heavens, Michelle, Hendrich, Ann, Fakih, Mohamad G, ‘Synching Big: Identifying Successes and Barriers During Implementation of an Infection Surveillance Software System Across a Large, National Healthcare System’, American Journal of Infection Control, June 2, 2016, Vol. 44, Issue 6, pp S22-S23.

Hendrich, Ann, ‘Nurses Lead Quality Improvement and Innovation’, Health Progress, January-February 2016, pp 47-50.

Fakih, Mohamad G, Heavens, Michelle, Hendrich, Ann, ‘Ebola as a Test for Emerging Pathogen Preparedness: The Critical Role of Health Systems in Ensuring Support’, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, June 2015, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp 632-633.

Santos, Palmira, Ritter, Grant A, Hefele, Jennifer L, Hendrich, Ann, McCoy, Christine Kocot, ‘Decreasing intrapartum malpractice: Targeting the most injurious neonatal adverse events’, Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, April 17, 2015, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp 20-27.

Guharoy, Roy, Fraine, Gail, Heavens, Michelle, Hendrich, Ann, ‘Evaluating Multidrug Resistance Prevalence and Antimicrobial Stewardship Preparedness in the Largest Not-For-Profit Healthcare System in the United States: Taking the First Step to Optimize Antimicrobial Use’, Conference Paper, IDWeek 2014 of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, October 2014.

Guharoy, Roy, Fakih, Mohamad G, Seggerman, Jeffrey, Hendrich, Ann, ‘Hospital Onset Clostridium Difficile Infection not a Predictor of Increased Antibiotic Use in Small Hospitals: An Evaluation of 54 Hospitals’, Conference Paper, IDWeek 2014 of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, October 2014.

Fakih MG, Huang RH, Bufalino A, Erlinger T, Sturm L, Hendrich A, Haydar Z. The Case for a Population Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR): A Metric that Marries the Device SIR to the Standardized Utilization Ratio (SUR). Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2019;40(9):979-982.

Fakih MG, Battjes R, Sturm L, Jones L, Groves C, Bufalino A, Hendrich A. Hospital Onset Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia is a Better Measure than MRSA Bacteremia in Assessing Infection Prevention: Evaluation of 50 US Hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018;39(4); 476-478 [PMID29429428].

Fakih MG, Groves C, Bufalino A, Sturm LK, Hendrich AL. Definitional Change in NHSN CAUTI Was Associated with an Increase in CLABSI Events: Evaluation of a Large Health System. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017; 38: 685-689 [PMID 28330520].

Fakih MG, Heavens M, Hendrich A. Ebola as a Test for Emerging Pathogen Preparedness: the Critical Role of Health Systems in Ensuring Support. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015; 36: 632-633. [PMID 25994324]

Fakih MG, Heavens M, Grotemeyer J, Szpunar SM, Groves C, Hendrich A. Avoiding potential harm by improving appropriateness of urinary catheter use in 18 emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med 2014; 63: 761-768 [PMID 24656760].

Fakih MG, Heavens M, Ratcliffe C, Hendrich A. First Step to Reducing Infection Risk as a System: Evaluation of Infection Prevention Processes for 71 Hospitals. Am J Infect Control 2013; 41(11): 590-4. [PMID 23932829].

Heavens, Michelle, Hendrich, Ann, Fakih, Mohamad G, ‘Evaluation of Process Improvements Achieved with “Partnership for Patients’ to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections in 71 Hospitals’, American Journal of Infection Control, June 2014, Vol.42, Issue 6, p S122.

Fakih, Mohamad G, Heavens, Michelle, Grotemeyer, Julie, Szpunar, Susanna M, Groves, Clariecia, Hendrich, Ann, ‘Avoiding Potential Harm by Improving Appropriateness of Urinary Catheter Use in 18 Emergency Departments’, Annals of Emergency Medicine, June 2014, Vol. 63, Issue 6, pp 761-768.

Hendrich, Ann, McCoy, Christine Kocot, Gale, Jane, Sparkman, Lora, Santos, Palmira (2014) ‘Ascension Health’s Demonstration of Full Disclosure Protocol for Unexpected Events During Labor and Delivery Shows Promise’, Health Affairs, January 2014, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp 39-45.

Henkel, Robert, Slosar, John Paul, Haydar, Ziad, Hendrich, Ann, Santos, Palmira (2014) ‘The Moral Imperative to Disclose Medical Error:  Doing the Right Thing’, Health Affairs Blog – http://healthaffairs.org/blog, January 7, 2014 at 1:05 p.m. In All Categories, Children, Health Law, Hospitals, Malpractice Liability Reform, Patient Safety, Physicians, Quality

Contributor: ‘The Influence of Quality Improvement Efforts on Patient Outcomes And Nursing Work: A Perspective from Chief Nursing Officers at Three Large Health Systems.’ The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing-A Scholarly Journal of the American Nurses Association, Vol. 18, No. 03, September 2013.

Hendrich, Ann, ‘Fall Risk Assessment for Older Adults: The Hendrich II Fall Risk Model™‘,  The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Try This: General Assessment Series – Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults, Issue Number 8, Revised 2013.

Fakih, MD, MPH, Mohamad G., Heavens, MHA, RN, Michelle, Ratcliffe, DNP, RN Carol J., Hendrich, PhD, RN, Ann (2013) ‘First Step to Reducing Infection Risk as a System: Evaluation of Infection Prevention Processes for 71 Hospitals’, American Journal of Infection Control, April 25th, 2013, Ms. Ref. No.: AJIC-D-13-00132.

Hendrich, Ann L., Batcheller, Joyce, Ellison, Darcy A. Janik, Angela M., Jeffords, Nina B., Miller, Linda, Perlich, Gwynn L., Staffileno, Gerri, Strom, Maria and Williams, Cynthia (2012) ‘The Ascension Health Experience:  Maximizing the Chief Nursing Officer Role in a Large, Multihospital System to Advance Patient Care Quality and Safety’, Nursing Administration Quarterly, August 24, 2012, vol. 36 no. 4 pp. 277-288.  

Pryor, David B., Hendrich, Ann, Tolchin, Sanford, Henkel, Robert J., Beckmann Jr., James K., and Tersigni, Anthony R., (2011) ‘The Clinical Transformation of Ascension Health’, Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering book Engineering A Learning Healthcare System – A look at the Future, July 8, 2011, 208-236.  

Rey, Janice, Jones, Karen, Berriel-Cass, Dorine, Hendrich, Ann, Saravolatz, Louis, Fakih, Mohamad G, ‘An Educational Intervention to Reduce Intravascular Catheter (IVC) Complications if the Non-ICU Setting:  Evaluation of Nurses’ Knowledge, Perception of Manager Involvement, and Impact of Intervention’, American Journal of Infection Control, June 2011, Vol. 39, Issue 5, pp E168-E69.

Hendrich Ann, ‘Baby Proofing.  Ascension Works on Obstetrics Quality, Safety’, Modern Healthcare, May 2, 2011.

Pryor, David, Hendrich, Ann, Henkel, Robert J., Beckmann, James K., and Tersigni, Anthony R., (2011) ‘The Quality ‘Journey’ At Ascension Health:  How We’ve Prevented At Least 1,500 Avoidable Deaths A Year – And Aim To Do Even Better’, Health Affairs, April 2011vol. 30 no. 4 (2011), 604-611.

Hendrich, Ann L, ‘Empirical Data Mining:  Conservation of Nursing Energy and Care Capacity in Medical-Surgical Hospital Work Environments ’, Loyola eCommons, Dissertation, January 2011.

Choudhary, Ruchi, Bafna, Sonit, Heo, Yeonsook, Hendrich, Ann and Chow, Marilyn (2010) ‘A predictive model for computing the influence of space layouts on nurses’ movement in hospital units’, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 3: 3, 171-184, First published on:  11 August 2010 (iFirst).

Uhlig P, Berry B, Raboin E, Brown J, Erskin J, Hendrich A, Raemer D. ‘Preventing complications: New frontiers of safety science in cardiothoracic surgery.’, In: Complications in Cardiothoracic Surgery Avoidance and Treatment, 2nd E. Little A, Merrill WH, eds. West Sussex, England: Wiley Blackwell, 2010.

Hendrich A, Chow M, Goshert W. ‘A Proclamation for change-Transforming the hospital patient care environment’, Journal of Nursing Administration, July 2009, Vol.39, Issue 6, pp 266-275.

Hendrich A, Chow MP, Bafna S, Choudhary R, Heo Y., ‘A predictive model for computing the influence of space layouts on nurses movement in hospital units’,  J Build Performan Sim, August 2009.

Hendrich A, Chow MP, Bafna S, Choudhary R, Heo Y, Skierczynski BA, ‘Unit-related factors that affect nursing time with patients: Spatial analysis of the time and motion study’, Health Environ Res Des J, 2(2): 5-20, August 2009.

Hendrich A. Acuity-adaptable inpatient rooms eliminate most patient transfers, leading to enhanced safety, satisfaction, and efficiency. AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange Web site (www.innovations.ahrq.gov), May 2008.

Hendrich A. Chow MP, Skierczynski BA., Lu Z. A 36-hospital time and motion study:  How do medical-surgical nurses spend their time? The Permanente Journal 12(3): 25-34, Summer 2008.

Hendrich A. ‘Predicting patient falls: Using the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model in clinical practice’, Am J Nurs 107(110: 50-58, November 2007.

Hendrich A. Predicting Patient Falls: Using the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model in clinical practice. How to Try This Series Am J Nurs 107:11 50-58, November 2007.

Hendrich A, Tersigni A, Jeffcoat S, Barnett CJ, Brideau LP, Pryor D. The Ascension Health Journey to Zero: Lessons Learned and Leadership Perspectives. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf33(12): 739-749, December 2007.

Sexton JB, Makary MA, Tersigni AR, Pryor D, Hendrich A, Thomas EJ, Holzmueller CG, Knight AP, Wu Y, Pronovost PJ. Teamwork in the operating room: Frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel. Anesthesiol 105(5): 877-884, November 2006.

Pryor DB, Tolchin SF, Hendrich A, Thomas CS, Tersigni AR. The clinical transformation of ascension health: Eliminating all preventable injuries and deaths. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32(6):299-308, June 2006.

Hendrich A. Inpatient falls: Lessons from the field. Pat Safety Qual Healthcare 3(3): 26-30, May/June 2006.

Hendrich A, Lee N. Intra-unit patient transports: Time, motion, and cost impact on hospital efficiency. Nurs Econ 23(1): 157-164, July-August 2005.

Hendrich A, Fay J, Sorrells A. Effects of acuity-adaptable rooms on flow of patients and delivery of care. Am J Crit Care, 13(1), 2004. 

Hendrich A., Lee N. Evidence-based design of nursing workspace in hospitals. In: Keeping Patients Safe Transforming the Work Environments of Nurses. Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine, 2004.

Interviewee, Healthy Design. Lancet 364: 405-406, July 31, 2004. www.thelancet.com

Hendrich A, Bender P, Nyhuis, A. Validation of the Hendrich Fall Risk Model©. Appl Nurs Res 16(1):9-21, February 2003

Hendrich A, Fay J, Sorrells A. Cardiac comprehensive critical care: Courage to heal. Healthcare Design, 10-13, September 2002.

Hendrich A, Hamilton K. Healing in the critical care environment. Proceedings of the Symposium on Healthcare Design, December 2000.

Porter-O’Grady T, Bradley C, Crow G, Hendrich AL. After a merger: The dilemma of the best leadership approach for nursing. Nurs Admin Q 21(2): 8-19, Winter 1997

Hendrich A, Nyhuis A, Kippenbrock T, Soja ME. Hospital falls: Development of a predictive model for clinical practice. Appl Nurs Res 8(3): 129-139, August 1995

Hendrich A. A resource manual: Falls, Immobility and restraints. Mosby Publishers, St. Louis, MO, 1995

Chapter Reviewer/Contributor. Clinical practice guidelines. In: Patient Falls, Katz J, Green E, Eds. Mosby, June 1993

Powner D, Hendrich A, Nyhuis A, Strate, R. Changes in serum catecholamines in brain dead patients. J Heart Lung Transplant 11(6): 1056-1053, November-December 1992.

Hendrich A. Letter from the editor. J Nurs Care Qual 6(4), July 1992

Hendrich A. Letter to the editor. Image, Spring 1990

Hendrich A. (Contributor) High risk fall protocol tool. In: Conceptual Foundations of Professional Practice. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 1990.

Hendrich A. (Contributor). Critical care example of unit based quality assurance. In: Nursing Quality Assurance Encyclopedias, Schroeder P, Ed. Rockville MD: Aspen Publishers, 1990

Hendrich A. (Contributor) Nursing standards and nursing diagnosis in critical care: Measuring outcomes. In: Nursing Quality Assurance Encyclopedias, Schroeder P, Ed. Rockville, MD: Aspen Publishers, 1990

Powner D, Hendrich A, Ng R, Madden C. Hormonal changes in brain dead patients Crit Care Med 18(7): 702-708, July 1989

Hendrich A. Unit based fall prevention. J Qual Assur 10(1):15-17,  Spring 1988

Hendrich A. An effective unit-based fall prevention plan. J Nurs Qual Assur 3(1):28-36, November 1988



Correspondence:

Fakih MG, Guharoy R, Hendrich A, Haydar Z. Health Systems Can Play a Pivotal Role in Supporting Antimicrobial Stewardship. Clin Infect Dis 2016; 63 (10): 1391 [PMID 27578817].



Published Abstracts:

Fakih M, Huang R, Bufalino A, Sturm L, Hendrich A, Haydar Z. Introducing the Population Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR): A Metric that Marries the Device SIR to the Standardized Utilization Ratio (SUR). Accepted for presentation at ID Week 2018, San Francisco, CA, October 3-7, 2018 (Abstract 2158).

Fakih MG, Battjes R, Sturm L, Jones L, Groves C, Bufalino A, Hendrich A. Introducing Hospital Onset Bloodstream Infection (HOBSI) as a Tool to Evaluate Infection Prevention: Assessment of 51 US Hospitals (presentation # 476). Presented at ID Week 2017, San Diego, CA, October 2017.

Fakih MG, Battjes R, Sturm L, Jones L, BS, Groves C, Bufalino A, Hendrich A. Hospital Onset Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia is a Better Measure than MRSA Bacteremia in Assessing Infection Prevention: Evaluation of 51 US Hospitals (presentation # 478). Presented at ID Week 2017, San Diego, CA, October 2017.

Guharoy R, Vann R, Miller S, Groves C, Sturm L, O’Neil K, Hendrich A, Fakih MG. Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: Why Antimicrobial Stewardship for Senior Living is a Must – Results from Four Large Senior Living Centers. Presented at ID Week 2017, San Diego, CA, October 2017.

Guharoy R, Daragjati F, Groves C, Sebastian D, Seggerman J, Bufalino A, Hendrich A, Fakih MG. Impact of System-wide Adoption of CDC Core Elements on Antimicrobial Use and Clostridium difficile Infection in a Large Health System. Presented at ID Week 2017, San Diego, CA, October 2017.

Guharoy R, Fakih MG, Seggerman J, Daragjati F, Groves C, Smethers K, Sebastian D, Leffler D, Hendrich A. Universal Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Leads to Reduction in Antibiotic Use and Cost Savings: Pilot Results from a Large U.S. Health System (Abstract #1021). Presented at ID Week 2016, New Orleans, LA, October 2016.

Fakih MG, Groves C, Bufalino A, Heavens M, Hendrich A. CAUTIon CAUTI: How Changing Your Definition May Create a CLABSI Epidemic (Abstract #520). Presented at the SHEA Spring 2016 conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2016.

Fakih MG, Heavens M, Grotemeyer J, Hendrich A. The Power of a System: Addressing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) in Intensive Care units (presentation #296). Presented at ID Week 2015, San Diego, CA, October 2015.

Guharoy R, Fakih MG, Seggerman J, Smethers K, Djargati F, Heavens M, Hendrich A. Impact of a Dashboard to Improve Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Largest Not-For-Profit Healthcare System in the United States (presentation #1411). Presented at ID Week 2015, San Diego, CA, October 2015.

Guharoy R, Fakih MG, Smethers K, Heavens M, Hendrich A. Right Antibiotic for Right Bug: Impact of Criteria Based Indications on Reduction of Gram Positive Agent Use at a Large Multi-State Health System (presentation #1414). Presented at ID Week 2015, San Diego, CA, October 2015.

Fakih MG, Skierczynski B, Bufalino A, Roberts P, Groves C, Heavens M, Hendrich A, Haydar Z. Introducing Two Infection Scores to Evaluate Overall Hospital Performance in Infection Prevention Efforts. Presented at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2015 meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2015.

Guharoy R, Fakih MG, Seggerman J, Bufalino A, Heavens M, Hendrich A. Hospital onset Clostridium difficile infection not a predictor of increased antibiotic use in small hospitals: an evaluation of 54 hospitals (Presentation 189). Presented at ID Week 2014, Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.

Guharoy R, Fakih MG, Fraine G, Heavens M, Hendrich A. Evaluating Multidrug Resistance Prevalence and Antimicrobial Stewardship Preparedness in the Largest Not-For-Profit Healthcare System in the United States:  Taking the First Step to Optimize Antimicrobial Use (Presentation 183). Presented at ID Week 2014, Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.

Heavens M, Hendrich A, Fakih MG. Evaluation of Process Improvements Achieved with “Partnership for Patients” to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections in 71 Hospitals (Poster Number: 9-277). Presented at 2014 APIC Annual Conference, June 2014, Anaheim, California.

Heavens M, Ratcliffe C, Hendrich A, Fakih MG. First Step to Reducing Infection Risk as a System: Evaluation of Infection Prevention Processes for 71 Hospitals (Presentation Number 9-388). Presented at the 2013 APIC Annual Conference, June 2013, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Rey J, Jones K, Berriel-Cass D, Hendrich A, Szpunar S, Saravolatz L, Fakih M. An Educational Intervention to Reduce Intravascular Catheter (IVC) Complications if the Non-ICU Setting: Evaluation of Nurses’ Knowledge, Perception of Manager Involvement, and Impact of Intervention (Abstract 9-085).  Presented at the 2011 APIC Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting, June 2011, Baltimore, MD.

Fakih MG, Jones K, Rey JE, Berriel-Cass D, Hendrich A, Szpunar S, Saravolatz LD. Intravenous Catheter Care in Non-Intensive Care Units: Education and Performance Feedback Lead to Sustained Improvements of Process Measures. (Abstract 217). Presented at the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), April 2011, Dallas, TX.

Fakih MG, Jones K, Rey J, Berriel-Cass D, Hendrich A, Szpunar S, Saravolatz LD. Nurse-Driven Process to Reduce Risk of Intravascular Catheter-Related Complications in the Non-Intensive Care Units. (Abstract K-994). Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Interscience Conference for Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, September 2010, Boston, MA.

Jones K, Rey J, Berriel-Cass D, Hendrich A, Saravolatz L, Fakih M. Developing a Process to Reduce Risk of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections and Complications in the Non-Intensive Care Units. Presented at the 2010 APIC Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting, July 2010, New Orleans, LA.

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