Marge Benham-Hutchins

Marge Benham-Hutchins
PhD, RN Assistant Professor

NUR 4.156

Area:
Adult Health Nursing Research Nursing Systems Tenured/Tenure Track
Expertise:
Chronic Disease/Disability Genetics Interprofessional Health Nursing Informatics Quality & Safety

Biography

Dr. Marge Benham-Hutchins is an assistant professor. Her research interests include the influence of health information technology on communication between healthcare providers from multiple professions along the continuum of care. Her research is guided by the principles of Complexity Science and Social Network Analysis. Her study “Network Stability and Fit” is funded by a National Institutes of Health R01 grant. The study looks at social networks and examines communication patterns and patient hand-off during nursing shift changes and how these correlate to patient outcomes. Dr. Benham-Hutchins completed a PhD in nursing from the University of Arizona with a substantive research focus of Health Informatics and a minor in Health Systems.