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

Mary Etta C. Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
  • Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Location:
Room 301, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-3975
Email:
mmills@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BSN, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1971
  • MS, Medical-Surgical Clinical Specialist, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1973
  • ScD, Health Services Administration/Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 1979

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Expanding Clinical Instructor, Faculty and Preceptor Resources and Roles to Increase Nursing Clinical Access and Enrollments
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)
    Role:
    Co-Principal
  • Date:
    2014 - 2016
    Title:
    Master's Preparation of Staff Nurses to Expand Clinical Capacity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2014 - 2016
    Title:
    Ambassador Program to Promote Clinical Instructor Preparation
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2012 - 2014
    Title:
    Expanding Clinical Capacity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2009 - 2015
    Title:
    Extended Master's Preparation of Staff Nurses to Expand Clinical Capacity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
  • Date:
    2006 - 2011
    Title:
    Master's Preparation of Staff Nurses- Clinical Instructor
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • Informatics; Nursing Administration

Publications

  • Lin, W., Lee, T., Yang, Y. & Mills, M. C.. Environmental factors affecting self‐management of chronic hepatitis B from the patients’ perspective. Wiley. doi:10.1111/jocn.14973
  • Yu, M., Lee, T. & Mills, M. E. (2019). The Effect of Barcode Technology Use on Pathology Specimen Labeling Errors. 109 (2), 183-191. doi:10.1002/aorn.12585
  • Chang, C., Lee, T., Mills, M. E. & Hsieh, Y. (2019, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). E-portfolio functional requirements for the final semester baccalaureate practicum course: A qualitative research study. Elsevier BV. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2019.04.004
  • Daw, P., Mills, M. E. & Ibarra, O. (2018). Investing in the Future of Nurse Faculty: A State-Level Program Evaluation. 36 (2), 59-+.
  • Lin, J., Lee, T. & Mills, M. E. (2018). Evaluation of a Barcode Medication Administration Information System. 36 (12), 596-602. doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000459
  • Aupia, A., Lee, T., Liu, C., Wu, S. V. & Mills, M. E. (2018). Caring behavior perceived by nurses, patients and nursing students Check for in Indonesia. 34 (4), 314-319. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2017.11.013
  • Chang, C., Lee, T. & Mills, M. E. (2017). Experience of Home Telehealth Technology in Older Patients With Diabetes. 35 (10), 530-537. doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000341
  • Chang, C., Lee, T. & Mills, M. E. (2017). Clinical nurse preceptors' perception of e-portfolio use for undergraduate students. 33 (4), 276-281. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2016.11.001
  • Alhuwail, D., Koru, G. & Mills, M. E. (2016). Supporting the information domains of fall-risk management in home care via health information technology. 35 (3-4), 155-171. doi:10.1080/01621424.2016.1264340
  • Chang, C., Lee, T., Liu, C. & Mills, M. E. (2016). Nurses' Experiences of an Initial and Reimplemented Electronic Health Record Use. 34 (4), 183-190.

Presentations

  • Title:
    Organizational Issues in Information Technology
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of MD School of Nursing
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    Partnerships for Professional Advancement
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Maryland Action Coalition Leadership Summit
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Action Coalition
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    From Conversations to Curriculum: Listening to the Advisory Board
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Maryland Action Coalition Summit
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Action Coalition
    Location:
    Baltimroe MD United States
  • Title:
    Nursing Informatics Over 25 years
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    Toward Effective and Efficient Health IT Adoption in Home Healthcare
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    H3IT Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland Baltimore County
    Location:
    Washington DC United States
  • Title:
    Motivating Nurses to Return to School
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ANCC Pathways to Excellence
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Nurses Credentialing Center
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    Creating a Govermental Policy Framework for Adoption of an Electronic Health Record
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    International Conference on Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NI
    Location:
    Helsinki Finland
  • Title:
    Linkage of Patient Records to Support Continuity of Care
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    International Conference on nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Nursing Informatics
    Location:
    Seoul South Korea

Areas of Specialization

  • Health Services Administration, Informatics, Quality of Care

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Health Services Administration

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Fellow
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Academy of Nursing
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Sigma Theta Tau
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Organization of Nurse Executives

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Organization:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Role:
    Executive Committee Member
  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Appointment, Promotions and Tenure
    Role:
    Committee Member
  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Annual Alumnae Education and Reunion
    Role:
    Nurse Planner
  • Date:
    2019 - Current
    Organization:
    Museum Evaluation and Development
    Role:
    Committee Member

Professional

  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Vizient Nurse Residency Program
    Role:
    Board of Advisors
  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Maryland Nurse Residency Program
    Role:
    Board of Advisors
  • Date:
    2014 - Current
    Organization:
    Journal of Professional Nursing
    Role:
    Manuscript Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2001 - Current
    Organization:
    Informatics Expert Panel American Academy of Nurs
    Role:
    Committee Member

Public

  • Date:
    1985 - 1999
    Organization:
    Maryland Health Resources Planning Commission
    Role:
    Commissioner