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Sung-Heui Bae | Assistant Professor

Email Sung-Heui Bae

Phone: 512 471-7937

Office: NUR 5.143
The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing
1710 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701

Biography

Dr. Bae is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Graduate Program in Nursing Administration and Healthcare Systems Management. Dr. Bae received her BSN and MPH from Seoul National University and PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Bae is a health services researcher focusing on nursing workforce policy, state mandatory overtime policy, comprehensive nurse staffing characteristics, and nursing sensitive patient outcomes.

  • Causes and consequences of nursing workforce behavior on nursing practice and nursing sensitive patient outcomes
  • Micro and macro level healthcare organizational behavior - workgroup process and effectiveness, and inter-group behavior in healthcare organizations
  • Nurse staffing, turnover, and overtime
  • State mandatory overtime regulations
  • CMS never events policy
  • Survey research method and population based survey

Research

  • “Nurse work hours and overtime study.” (Mentor: Alison Trinkoff, University of Maryland School of Nursing) funded by Mecca S. Cranley Nursing Research Mentorship Award at University at Buffalo, August 1, 2012- May 22, 2013, Role: Principal investigator
  • “Western New York Nursing Workforce Collaborative.” funded by the Oishei foundation, September 1, 2010- December 31, 2012, (PD: Jean Brown) Role: Co-project director (2010-2011), project director (2011-2012 due to Dr. Brown’s retirement)
  • “Nursing overtime study.” funded by Garman Grant at University at Buffalo and Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Kappa Chapter Research Grant. July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011 (12 months) Role: Principal investigator
  • “Nurse turnover, workgroup process, patient outcomes.” Funded by Dissertation Completion Research Fellowship at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, January 1, 2008- May 31, 2008. Role: Principal investigator

Publications

  • Bae, S-H. (in press). The new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reimbursement policy and nursing-sensitive adverse patient outcomes, Nursing Economic$
  • Bae, S-H., Kelly, M., Brewer, C., & Spencer, A. (in press). Analysis of nurse staffing and patient outcomes using comprehensive nurse staffing characteristics in acute care nursing units. Journal of Nursing Care Quality
  • Bae, S-H. & Fabry, D. (2014). Assessing the relationships between nurse overtime/long work hours and nurse and patient outcomes: systematic literature review, Nursing Outlook, 62 (2):138-156
  • Bae, S-H. & Yoon, J (2014). Impact of states’ nurse work hour regulations on overtime practice and work hours among registered nurses (PDF). Health Services Research
  • Bae, S-H., Trinkoff, A., Jing, H., & Brewer, C. (2013) Factors associated with hospital staff nurses working on-call hours: A pilot study, Workplace Health & Safety, 61 (5):203-211
  • Bae, S-H. (2013). Presence of nurse mandatory overtime regulations and nurse and patient outcomes, Nursing Economic$, 31 (2): 59-68
  • Shin, J. H. & Bae, S-H. (2012). Nurse staffing, quality of care, and quality of life in U.S. nursing homes, 1996 – 2011: an integrative review, Journal of Gerontology Nursing, 38 (12):46-53
  • Bae, S-H. (2012). Nurse overtime, working conditions, and the presence of mandatory nurse overtime regulations.  Workplace Health & Safety, 60: 205-214
  • Bae, S-H. (2012). Nursing Overtime: Why, how much, and under what working conditions? Nursing Economic$, 30(2):60-71
  • Bae, S-H., Brewer, C., & Kovner, C. (2012). State mandatory overtime regulations and newly licensed nurses’ mandatory and voluntary overtime and total work hours, Nursing Outlook, 60 (2): 60-71.
  • Bae, S-H. (2012) Organizational socialization of international nurses in the New York metropolitan area. International Nursing Review, 59, 81–87
  • Bae, S-H. (2011). Assessing the relationships between nurse working conditions and patient outcomes: systematic literature review, Journal of Nursing Management. 19(6):700-713.
  • Bae, S-H. & Brewer, C. (2010). Mandatory overtime regulations and nurse overtime. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice. 11(2):99-107.
  • Bae, S-H., Mark, B., & Fried, B. (2010). Use of temporary nurses and nurse and patient safety outcomes in acute care hospital units. Health Care Management Review. 35(3): 333-344.
  • Bae, S-H., Mark, B., & Fried, B. (2010). Impact of nursing unit turnover on patient outcomes in hospitals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42(1): 40-49
  • Yun, Y. H., Bae, S-H., Kang, I. O., Shin, K. H., Lee, R., Kwon, S. I., Park, Y. S., & Lee, E. S. (2004). Cross-cultural application of the Korean version of the European organization for research and treatment of cancer (EORTC) breast-cancer-specific quality of life questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-BR 23). Support Care Cancer, 12(6): 441-445.

Presentation

  • Bae, S-H (2014). Use of Temporary Nursing Staff and Nosocomial Infections in Intensive Care Units, a Pilot Study. Oral presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 25th International Nursing Research Congress, Hong Kong, China (7/27/2014).
  • Bae, S-H (2014). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Nonpayment Policy and Nursing Sensitive Patient Outcomes in the U.S. Hospitals. Poster presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 25th International Nursing Research Congress, Hong Kong, China (7/26/2014).
  • Bae, S-H (2014). Implementation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Nonpayment Policy for Preventable Adverse Events in Rural and Non-rural U.S. Hospitals. Poster presentation at the 2014 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA (6/8/2014).
  • Bae, S-H, Kelly, M., Brewer, C., & Spencer, A. Analysis of nurse staffing and patient outcomes using comprehensive nurse staffing characteristics. Poster presentation at the 28th Annual Conference of Southern Nursing Research Society. San Antonio, TX (02/14/2014).
  • Bae, S-H. (2013). The impact of nursing care hours, use of temporary nursing staff, and nurse turnover on patient outcomes in acute care hospital units Poster presentation at 24th International Nursing Research Congress. Prague, Czech Republic (7/22/13).
  • Bae, S-H. & Fabry, D. (2013). Assessing the relationships between nurse work hours/overtime and nurse and patient outcomes: systematic literature review. Paper will be presented at the 25th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions. Boston, MA (04/18/2013).
  • Bae, S-H., Yoon, J.H. (2013). A relationship between mandatory overtime regulations for nurses and work hours using a quasi-experimental evidence. Poster presentation at the AAOHN 2013 National Conference, Las Vegas, NV (4/16/2013).
  • Bae, S-H., Kelly, M., Glica, B. A., Spencer, A., & Vari, C. (2012). The Western New York Center for Nursing Workforce and Quality (WNY CNWQ), a community based collaborative. Poster presentation at the 2012 Health Workforce Interest Group Meeting of AcademyHealth  Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL (6/23/2012).
  • Bae, S-H., Kelly, M., Glica, B. A., Spencer, A., & Jennings, J. (2012). An account of the Western New York Center for Nursing Workforce and Quality (WNY CNWQ), a community based collaborative. Poster presentation at the 6th Annual Nursing Quality Conference, Las Vegas, NV (1/25/2012).
  • Bae, S-H. (2011). Nurse overtime regulations, nurse overtime, and nurse and patient outcomes, Paper at the International Nursing Administration Research conference. Denver, CO (10/13/11).
  • Bae, S-H. (2011). How long and how much are nurses working overtime with in which working conditions?  Paper at the 22nd International Nursing Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico (7/14/11).
  • Bae, S-H. (2011). A comparison of nurse overtime, working conditions among nurses working in with and without mandatory overtime regulations Poster presentation at the International Nursing Administration Research conference. Denver, CO (10/12/11).
  • Bae, S-H., Brewer, C., & Kovner, C. (2010).  Mandatory overtime regulations and newly licensed registered nurse mandatory and voluntary overtime in U.S. hospitals, Paper at the 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Orlando, FL (7/14/10).
  • Bae, S-H. (2010). Assessing the relationships between nurse work conditions and patient outcomes: systematic literature review Poster presentation at the 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Orlando, FL (7/14/10).