Sandi Lane Ph.D.

RECAPP 2020 Award Winner. 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 4 included publications by Sandi Lane Ph.D.:

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COVID-19 And Nursing Home Care In The US: Regional Differences Associated With Disparities In Race, Ethnicity And Community And Facility Characteristics 2020 9 Purpose: To investigate U.S. nursing homes associated COVID-19 cases in relation to county-level and nursing home facility characteristics. Study Motivation: As of July 2020, there were approximately 1.3 million people residing in 15,483 nursing home...
Effects of skilled nursing facility structure and process factors on medication errors during nursing home admission 2014 1088 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...
Identifying Multivariate Vulnerability Of Nursing Home Facilities Throughout The Southeastern United States 2019 29 To identify nursing home vulnerability attributable to location using a triangulated approach that includes historic natural hazards, community vulnerability and nursing home attributes, we use an inductive-hierarchical vulnerability index constructi...
Impact of Medication Aide Use on Skilled Nursing Facility Quality 2014 1044 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...