Jane Hook, MN
Research Associate
Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University
Jane Hook, MN, was the research associate for the Transforming the Primary Care Workforce grant at the Center for Advancing Interprofessional Education, Practice and Research of Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She facilitates grant geospatial population health mapping, cross-walking processes and participates in stakeholder focus group qualitative analysis. Her background includes being a clinical nurse specialist, CalState LA School of Nursing Emerita Lecturer and former faculty coordinator of the Patricia A. Chin Nursing Simulation Center. Jane is pursuing a doctorate in Nursing and Healthcare Innovation at ASU studying virtual reality application uses for healthier aging.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The U.S. Health System is under immense stress given the global events of the COVID-19 pandemic, aging populations with increased chronic disease burden and increasing levels of health disparities in vulnerable populations. These events have highlighted the importance of primary care in our society, now more than ever. Yet, national trends continue to demonstrate fewer healthcare professions students entering into primary care fields. Through a dynamic partnership with a large health system and a public university, an interdisciplinary research team have developed a unique process of…
Despite many positive benefits, electronic health records (EHRs) are a major source of stress and dissatisfaction for providers and team members. In our ongoing project to transform primary care, we sought to identify priorities for optimizing interprofessional primary care. The top-rated choices from team members all involved optimizing the EHR. We developed a multi-faceted approach to understand how the EHR could be optimized for improved teaming and efficiency. This approach included focus group interviews, discussions with EHR experts and a modified Delphi survey to determine priorities…