Rantz, M.J., Hicks, L., Grando, V.T., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Mehr, D.R., Conn, V., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Scott, J., Flesner, M., Bostick, J., Porter, R., & Maas, M. (2004). Nursing home quality, cost, staffing, and staff-mix. The Gerontologist, 44(1): 24-38.

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Rantz, M.J., Hicks, L., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Alexander, G., Galambos, C., Conn, V., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Greenwald, L. (2010). Cost, staffing, and quality impact of bedside electronic medical record (EMR) in nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 11(7), 485-493.

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Rantz, M.J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Hicks, L., Mehr, D., Flesner, M., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., & Scott-Cawiezell, J. (2012). Randomized multilevel intervention to improve outcomes of residents in nursing homes in need of improvement. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 13(1), 60-68.

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Hicks, L.L., Rantz, M.J., Petroski, G.F., & Mukamel, D.B. (2004). Nursing home costs and quality of care outcomes. Nursing Economics, 224, 178-192.

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Hicks, L.L., Rantz, M. J., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Conn, V.S., Mehr, D., & Porter, R. (1997). Assessing contributors to cost of care in nursing homes. Nursing Economics, 15(4), 205-212.

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Rantz, M. J., Petroski, G., Madsen, R., Mehr, D., Popejoy, L., Hicks, L., Porter, R., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M. & Grando, V. (2000). Setting thresholds for quality indicators derived from MDS data for nursing home quality improvement reports: An update. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, 26(2), 101-110.

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Rantz, M. J., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Scott, J., Mehr, D., Popejoy, L., Hicks, L., Porter, R., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Grando, V. (1997). Setting thresholds for MDS quality indicators for nursing home quality improvement reports. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, 23(11), 602-611.

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Rantz, M.J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Flesner, M. (2005). Advances in measuring quality of care in nursing homes: a new tool for providers, consumers, regulators, and researchers. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 20(4), 293-296.

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Rantz, M.J. & Zwygart-Stauffacher, M. (2006). A new reliable tool for nurse administrators, nursing staff, regulators, consumers, and researchers for measuring quality of care in nursing homes. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 30(2), 178-181.

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Rantz, M., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Mehr, D., Petroski, G., Owen, S., & Madsen, R. (2006). Field testing, refinement and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of nursing home care quality. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 14(2), 129-148(20).

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Rantz, M., Mehr, D., Hicks, L., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Porter, R., & Zwygart-Stauffacher, M. (2006). Entrepreneurial program of research and service to improve nursing home care. Western Journal of Nursing, 28(8), 918-934.

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Aud, M., Rantz, M.J., Zwygart-Stauffacher M., & Flesner M. (2007). Measuring quality of care in assisted living: A new tool for providers, consumers, and researchers. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 22(1), 4-7.

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Rantz, M.J., Aud, M.A., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Mehr, D.R., Petroski, G.F., Owen, S.V., Madsen, R.W., Flesner, M., Conn, V., & Maas, M. (2008). Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of quality of care for assisted living. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 16(1), 16-30.

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Popejoy, L.L., Rantz, M.J., Conn, V., Wipke-Tevis, D., Grando, V., & Porter, R. (2000). Improving quality of care in nursing facilities: The gerontological clinical nurse specialist as research nurse consultant. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 26(4), 6-13.  

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Rantz, M.J., Popejoy, L, Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Mehr, D.R., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Hicks, L.L., Grando, V., Wipke-Tevis, D.D., Bostick, J., Porter, R., Conn, V.S., & Maas, M. (2001). Randomized clinical trial of a quality improvement intervention in nursing homes. The Gerontologist, 41(4): 525-538.

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Rantz, M.J., Vogelsmeier, A., Manion, P., Minner, D., Markway, B., Conn, V., Aud, M.A., & Mehr, D.R. (2003). A statewide strategy to improve quality of care in nursing facilities. The Gerontologist, 43(2): 248-258.

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Improvements in Missouri Nursing Homes Using QIPMO Services – Interdisciplinary Center on Aging (2008)

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Care Improvement Program Saves Nursing Homes Millions, MU Researcher Finds – Medical News Today (May 14, 2009)

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Rantz, M.J., Cheshire, D., Flesner, M., Petroski, G.F., Hicks, L., Alexander, G., Aud, M.A., Siem, C., Nguyen, K., Boland, C., & Thomas, S. (2009). Helping nursing homes “at risk” for quality problems: a statewide evaluation. Geriatric Nursing, 30(4), 238-249.

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Rantz, M.J., Hicks, L., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Alexander, G., Galambos, C., Conn, V., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Greenwald, L. (2010). Cost, staffing, and quality impact of bedside electronic medical record (EMR) in nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 11(7), 485-493.

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