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COIN Investigators & Staff

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Brigid Connelly, BA
Title: Health Science Specialist, Seattle-Denver COIN
Contact: Brigid.Connelly@va.gov
Location: Denver
See Brigid Connelly's Dimensions profile that includes: publications, grants, datasets, patents and clinical trials
Working with Dr. Heather Gilmartin on her career development award focused on understanding and optimizing the culture of healthcare to enhance patient safety and facilitate organizational learning.
During COVID-19, this work shifted to understanding the experiences of VA researchers and staff during the pandemic. Additionally works with Dr. Christine Jones studying care transitions from inpatient hospitals to home healthcare. Specializes in the creation and dissemination of visual abstracts and infographics.

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Recent Publications

 

The following research fields have been used to summarize Brigid Connelly's publication (the number in parenthesis is the times that research field has appeared). The categories are based on 10 publications with 12 citations of her work, 50% of her publications have at least 1 citation:

  • Clinical Research (2)
  • Prevention (2)
  • Rural Health (1)
  • Behavioral and Social Science (1)
  • Rare Diseases (1)

 

2022

 

Sjoberg H, Kenney RR, Morgan B, Connelly B, Jones CD, Ali HN, Battaglia C, Gilmartin HM. (2022). Adaptations to relational facilitation for two national care coordination programs during COVID-19. Frontiers in Health Services. DOI=10.3389/frhs.2022.952272
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Gilmartin HM, Hess E, Mueller C, Connelly B, Plomondon ME, Waldo SW, Battaglia C. Learning environments, reliability enhancing work practices, employee engagement, and safety climate in VA cardiac catheterization laboratories. Health Serv Res. 2022 Apr;57(2):385-391. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13907.
PMID: 35297037

Gilmartin, HM, Warsavage, T, Hines, A, Leonard, C, Kelley, L, Wills, A, Gaskin, D, Ujano-De Motta, L, Connelly, B, Plomondon, M, Yang, F, Kaboli, P, Burke, RE, Jones, CD. Effectiveness of the rural transitions nurse program for veterans: A multicenter implementation study. J Hosp Med. 2022; 17: 149- 157. doi:10.1002/jhm.12802
PMID: 35090448

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2021

 

Leonard C, Connelly B, Albright K, Gilmartin H. "This is an opportunity for leadership to lead, but leadership has disappeared": A qualitative case study of clinical and translational scientists during COVID-19. Res Sq [Preprint]. 2021 Mar 16:rs.3.rs-310774. doi: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-310774/v1. PMCID: PMC7987101. PMID: 33758832
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Connelly B, Leonard C, Gaskin D, Warsavage T, Gilmartin H. Increasing enrolment in a national VA transitions of care programme: a pre-post evaluation of a data dashboard and nudge-based intervention. BMJ Health Care Inform. 2021 Nov;28(1):e100416. doi: 10.1136/bmjhci-2021-100416. PMCID: PMC8587340.
PMID: 34764197

Connelly B, Battaglia C, Gilmartin HM. A dissemination strategy to promote relational coordination in the veterans health administration: a case study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Sep 27;21(1):1018. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-07009-8.
PMID: 34579712

Gilmartin HM, Plomondon ME, Mueller C, Connelly B, Battaglia C, Waldo SW, Doll J. The Impacts of COVID-19 on Veterans Affairs Catheterization Laboratory Staff During the First Months of the US Response. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2021 May 19. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000828. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 34016839

2020

 

Gilmartin HM, Connelly B, Hebbe A, Battaglia C, Kwan BM. Assessing the impact of remote work during COVID-19 on clinical and translational scientists and staff in Colorado. J Clin Transl Sci. 2020 Dec 21;5(1):e71. doi: 10.1017/cts.2020.570. PMCID: PMC8027555.
PMID: 34192046

Gilmartin HM, Battaglia C, Warsavage T, Connelly B, Burke RE. Practices to support relational coordination in care transitions: Observations from the VA rural Transitions Nurse Program. Health Care Manage Rev. 2020 Nov 11. doi: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000300. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33181554

Connelly B, Ujano-De Motta LL, Leonard C, Mayberry A, Kelley L, Gaskin D, Gilmartin HM. Mapping the reach of a rural Transitions Nurse Program for veterans with geographic information systems. Implement Sci Commun. 2020 Mar 19;1:36. doi: 10.1186/s43058-020-00026-4. PMCID: PMC7427864.
PMID: 32885193

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Media (Video, Podcast, Other)

 

Connelly, B., Gilmartin, H. (2019, August). Advertising your work: visual abstracts, infographics and videos. In VA Health Services Research & Development Seminars. HSR&D. 290 attendees, excellent evaluation. Impact: led to further invitations to talk plus partnership with CIDER.
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Visual Abstracts

 

 

Published and Presented Research Abstracts

Rohs, C. Gilmartin, H., Sjoberg, H., Connelly, B., Kenney, R., Mastalerz, K. Mapping Veteran Health Administration COVID Communication using Relational Coordination and Healthcare Providers Sources of Anxiety Frameworks 2020 RCRC Roundtable. Virtual Event. Nov 4-6, 2020.

Connelly, B., Gilmartin, H., Warsavage, T., Gaskin, D., Kelley, L., Mayberry, A., Jones, C., Leonard, C. Data dashboard and nudge emails: Audit and Feedback for a VA Rural Transitions Nurse Program. Colorado Pragmatic Research in Health Conference: Planning for Real World Impact. Virtual Event. August 11-12, 2020.

Gilmartin, H., Warsavage, T. Kelley, L., Gaskin, D., Connelly, B., Ayele, R. Battaglia, C., Care Coordination and Relational Coordination: Building Relationships and Communication Mechanisms to Support Veterans. 9th Annual RCRC Roundtable, Denver, CO. October 11-12, 2019.

 

Presentations

Connelly, B. (2020, August). Data dashboard and nudge emails: Audit and Feedback for a VA Rural Transitions Nurse Program. Colorado Pragmatic Research in Health Conference: Planning for Real World Impact.

Gilmartin, H., Connelly, B., Conely, R., Holguin, O., Sherpa, J., Bataglia, C., & Kwan, B. (2020, August) CU-CSU summit 2020 the impact of remote work during COVID-19 on CCTSI members poster. CU-CSU Summit VIII: COVID-19 and the Colorado Research Environment. CCTSI.

Gilmartin, H., Connelly, B., Freedman, M., & Allain, T. (2019, December). A Dissemination Strategy to Promote Relational Coordination in the Veterans Health Administration. In 12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Academy Health.

Kelley, L., Mayberry, A., McCreight, M., Connelly, B., Jones, C., & Gilmartin, H. (2019, December). Blended, advanced care coordination education for nurses as an implementation strategy for rural transitions nurse training program. In 12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Academy Health.

Kelley, L., McCreight, M., Connelly, B., Mayberry, A., Jones, C., Gilmartin, H. A Blended, Advanced Care Coordination Education Program for Nurses: Evaluation of the rural Transitions Nurse Training Program. 2019 HSR&D/QUERI National Conference, Washington DC October 29-31, 2019

Connelly, B., Gilmartin, H., Freedman, M., Allain, T. A Dissemination Strategy to Promote Relational Coordination in the Veterans Health Administration. 9th Annual RCRC Roundtable, Denver, CO. October 11-12, 2019.