Mary Etta C. Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Professor, OSAH
Address: 301
Phone Number: 410-706-3975
Fax Number: 410-706-5560
mills@son.umaryland.edu

Education

  • ScD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • MS, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • BSN, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD

Research 

  • Principle Investigator, Expanding Clinical Capacity through Master’s Preparation of Staff Nurses (III), Maryland Higher Education Commission. Annapolis, MD.  (2012-2014).
  • Principle Investigator, Expanding  Clinical Capacity through Master’s Preparation of Staff Nurses (II). Maryland Higher Education Commission. Annapolis, MD.  (2009-2014)
  • Principle Investigator, Expanding Clinical Capacity through Master’s Preparation of Staff Nurses (I). Maryland Higher Education Commission, Annapolis, MD (2006-2011).
  • Principle Investigator, Nurse Faculty Loan Program Award. Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health Professions, (2005-2006) 
  • Principle Investigator, BSN Program Endowment. Helene Fuld Health Trust. (2005-2007).
  • Co-Principle Investigator, Coordination Processes and Awareness Support in Dynamic Work Environments. National Science Foundation. (1999- 2002).

Publications

  • Shih, Y.S.; Lee, T.T.; Liu, C.Y; & Mills, M.E. (2013) Evaluation of an online orientation program for new healthcare employees. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 31 (7), 343-350.
  • Choc, C.C.; Chang, C.P.; Lee, T.T.; Chou, H.F. & Mills, M.E. (2013).  Technology acceptance and quality of life of the elderly in a telecare program.  Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 31 (7), 335-342.
  • Wu, M.W.; Lee, T.T.; Tsai, T.C.; Lin, K.C.; Hunang, C.Y.;& Mills, M.E. (2013) Evaluation of a mobile shift report system on nursing documentation quality. Computers, Informatics, Nursing.31 (2), 29-35.
  • Chang, C.P.; Lee, T.T.; & Mills, M.E. (2013 ). Telecare for the elderly- Community Nurses’ experiences in Taiwan. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 31 (2), 85-93.
  • Lee, T.T.; Lin, K.C.; Mills, M.E. & Kuo, Y.H.  (2012) Factors related to the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.  Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 30 (9), 489-495.
  • Kuo, Y.H.; Lee, T.T.; Mills, M.E.; & Lin, K.C. (2012).  The evaluation of a web-based incident reporting system.  Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 30 (7), 386-394.
  • Lee, T.T.; Liu, C.Y.; Kuo, Y.H.; Mills, M.E.; Fong, J.G. & Hung, C. (2011). The application of data mining to identify critical factors regarding patient falls using a web-based reporting system. International Journal of Medical Informatics.  80 (2), 141-150.          
  • Choi, M.; Curriero, F.C.; Johantgen, M.; Mills, M.E.; Sattler, B.; & Lipscomb, J. (2010). Association between ozone and emergency department visits: An ecological study. Journal of Environmental Health Informatics. 1369-1619. 21 (3), 201-221.
  • Lee, T.T.; Liu, C.Y.; Kuo, Y.H.; Mills, M.E.; & Fong, J.G. (2010). The application of data mining to identify critical factors regarding patient falls using a web-based reporting system. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 80 (2), 141-150.
  • Seckman, C., Romano, C., Mills, M.E., Friedman, E., & Johantgen, M. (2009). Clinician's perceptions of usability of an electronic medical record over time. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 27 (5), 334-335.
  • Mills, M.E. & Newbold, S. K. (2009). Creating a governmental policy framework for adoption of an electronic health record. Technology and Informatics: Connecting Health and Humans. (Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Nursing Informatics.) Editors: Saranto, K.; Flatley-Brennan, P.; Park, H.A.; Tallberg, M.; and Ensio, A.. ISO Press: Amsterdam. 678-682.
  • Warren, J.I. & MIlls, M.E. (2009). Motivating registered nurses to return for an advanced degree.The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 40 (5), 200-207.
  • Lee, T.T., Mills, M.E., and Lu, M.H. (2009). The multi-method evaluation of a nursing information system in Taiwan. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 27 (4), 245-253.
  • Lee, T.T., Mills, M.E., and Lu, M.H. (2008). Impact of a nursing information system on practice patters in Taiwan. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 26 (4), 207-214.
  • Lee, T.T., Mills, M.E., Bausell, R.B., and Lu, M.H. (2008). Two-stage evaluation of the impact of a nursing information system in Taiwan. International Journal of Medical Informatics. Available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2008.03.004 (Reference: IJB2457), pp. 698-707.
  • Mills, ME (2006). Linkage of patient records to support continuity of care: Issues and
    future directions. Nursing Informatics 2006.
  • Nahm, E.S., Resnick, B., Mills, ME. (2006). Development and pilot-testing of the
    perceived health web site usability questionnaire (PHWSUQ) for older adults. Consumer-Centered, Computer-Supported Care for Healthy People, 2006.
  • Nahm, E.S., Mills, ME, and Feege, B. (2006). Long-term care information systems.
    Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 32 (4), 32-38.
  • Jairath, N. & Mills, M.E. (2005). Online Health Science Education: Development and Implementation. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • N692: Nursing Administration

Academic & Professional Activities

  • Past President, Maryland Council of Deans and Directors of Baccalaureate and Associate Degree Nursing Programs
  • Summer Institute for Nursing Informatics, University of Maryland School of Nursing Planning Committee and Nurse Planner
  • Nursing Informatics Council, American Academy of Nursing
  • Council on Graduate Education in Nursing Administration, Research Committee