Sandi Lane Ph.D.

Dr. Lane is an Assistant Professor of Health Care Management at Appalachian State University, a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and a licensed nursing home administrator. Dr. Lane has over 20 years of health services management experience in a variety of settings to include acute care, long-term care and outpatient ancillary services. Prior to accepting her current position in the College of Health Sciences, she spent seven years as the Program Chair of the Health Services Leadership and Management Program at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. In addition, she has 12 years of teaching experience as an adjunct health care management faculty for Southern Illinois University’s Off-Campus Academic Programs and Pfeiffer University. Dr. Lane earned the inaugural Anita A. Brown Leadership in Education Award; the ACHE Regents award; and the ACHE Service Award. Her scholarly work has been published in the Journal of Asthma, Health Care Management and Review, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, and the Gerontologist. She has presented nationally and locally on topics such as: Enhancing Quality in a Diverse Long Term Care Environment, Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events in Long Term Care, Ethics in Healthcare, and Evidence Based Practice.

There are 2 included publications by Sandi Lane Ph.D.:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Effects of skilled nursing facility structure and process factors on medication errors during nursing home admission 2014 621 Background: Older adults are at greatest risk of medication errors during the transition period of the first 7 days after admission and readmission to a skilled nursing facility (SNF).Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate structure- and proc...
Impact of Medication Aide Use on Skilled Nursing Facility Quality 2014 555 Purpose of the Study: A number of states have begun to allow skilled nursing facilities to employ medication aides, who have less formal education than registered nurses (RNs) or licensed practical nurses (LPNs), to administer medications. If this re...