Caring and Economics in Complex Healthcare Systems

Contributor: Marian Turkel
September 13, 2018

Research/Theory Exemplar

Investigators – Marilyn (Dee) Ray and Marian Turkel

Project dates – 1995-2003

Location

Florida Atlantic University Christine Lynne College of Nursing, Boca Raton, Florida

Theoretical framework

The theoretical framework for this project is Ray’s Theory of Bureaucratic Caring

Summary of study

 

Outcomes

Development of two data collection forms:

  • Relational Caring Questionnaire Professional Version (download PDF
  • Relational Caring Questionnaire Patient Version (download PDF)

Funded Grants

Economic and Patient Outcomes of the Nurse-Patient Relationship. Grant funded by the Department of Defense, Tri-Service Nursing Research Council, August, 2000 ($429,255 for 3 years).

Impact of Managed Care on Mirror-Force Readiness. Grant funded by Department of Defense, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program, July, 1998 ($141,137).

Econometric Analysis of the Nurse-Patient Relationship I & II. Grant funded by Department of Defense, Tri-Service Nursing Research Council, August, 1996 ($198,473).

Nurse-Patient Relationship Patterns: An Economic Resource. Grant funded by Department of Defense, Tri-Service Nursing Research Council, September, 1995 ($148,633).

Publications Associated with Research Funding

Ray, M., & Turkel, M. (2014). Caring as emancipatory nursing praxis: The theory of relational caring complexity. Advances in Nursing Science, 37(2), 132-146

Ray, M., & Turkel, M. (2012). A Transtheoretical evolution of caring science in complex systems. International Journal for Human Caring, 16(2), 28-49.

Turkel, M., & Ray, M. (2003). A process model for policy analysis within the context of political caring. International Journal for Human Caring, 7(3), 26-34.*data based

Ray, M., Turkel, M., & Marino, F. (2002). The transformative process for nursing in workforce redevelopment. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 26(2), 1-14.

Turkel, M., & Ray M. (2001). Relational complexity: From grounded theory to instrument development and theoretical testing. Nursing Science Quarterly, 14(4), 281-287.

Ray, M., & Turkel, M. (2001). The impact of Tricare/Managed Care on Mirror Force readiness. Military Medicine, 166(4), 281-289.

Turkel, M., & Ray, M. (2000). Relational complexity: A theory of the nurse-patient relationship within an economic context. Nursing Science Quarterly, 13(4), 306-313