From Rutgers Medical Informatics History Project
Name: Cornelia Ruland, RN, PhD
Elected ACMI Fellow: 1984
Degrees: RN Haukeland School, Bergen, Norway 1979; MSN University of Oslo, 1994; Ph.D, Case Western Reserve, 1998
Current Position: Director, Center for Nursing Research, University of Bergen, Norway
Current email: email@example.com
Professional Affiliations: American Medical Informatics Association; American Society of Medical Decision Making; European Society of Medical Decision Making; Association of Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes
Professional Activities: International Cancer Congress, Oslo, Norway, 2002; Medinfo2001, London, 2001
Honors and Awards: Nursing Informatics Working Group Award at the AMIA, 2000; Sigma Theta Tau International’s Education Technology Award, 2000; Best Paper Award at the AMIA 1999
Curriculum Vitae: CV from Columbia DMI
Challenges in Presenting Categories of Symptoms in a Home Health Care System for Cancer Patients Ruland, Cornelia M. Slaughter, Laura Kaufman, David Andersen, Roar We investigated how patients use a symptom selection tool developed for use within Web-CHOICE, a n Internet-based support system for cancer patients.... Mapping Cancer Patients’ Symptoms to UMLS Concepts Slaughter, Laura Ruland, Cornelia Rotegård, Ann Kristin A prerequisite for patient-friendly personal health records (PHR) is their ability to allow seam less integration of patient terminology with... Constructing an Effective Information Architecture for a Pediatric Cancer Symptom Assessment Too l Slaughter, Laura Ruland, Cornelia Vatne, Torun Marie We are in the process of creating a classification structure of health concepts (symptoms) that will be used within the user interface of a... Effects of a Computerized System to Support Shared Decision Making in Symptom Management of Canc er... Ruland, Cornelia M. White, Thomas Stevens, Marguerite Fanciullo, Gilbert Khilani, Samir M. Objective: (1) To evaluate preliminary effects of a computerized support system on congruence be tween patients' reported symptoms and preferences and... Effects of a Computerized System to Support Shared Decision Making in Symptom Management of Cancer... Ruland, Cornelia M. White, Thomas Stevens, Marguerite Fanciullo, Gilbert Khilani, Samir M. Objective: (1) To evaluate preliminary effects of a computerized support system on congruence be tween patients' reported symptoms and preferences and... Clustering Techniques for Organizing Cancer-related Concepts into Meaningful Groups for Patients Andersen, Roar Ruland, Cornelia Røslien, Jo Slaughter, Laura Andersen, Trine Jacobsen, Wenche A major challenge in the design of Internet support for patients is to organize the content in a way that patients perceive as meaningful and easy to... Decision Support for Patient Preference-based Care Planning: Effects on Nursing Care and Patient ... Ruland, Cornelia M. Objective: While preference elicitation techniques have been effective in helping patients make decisions consistent with their preferences, little... Handheld Technology to Improve Patient Care: Evaluating a Support System for Preference-based Ca re... Ruland, Cornelia M. Objective: Despite an increasing movement toward shared decision making and the incorporation of patients' preferences into health care decision... Decision Support for Patient Preference-based Care Planning: Effects on Nursing Care and Patient... Ruland, Cornelia M. Objective: While preference elicitation techniques have been effective in helping patients make decisions consistent with their preferences, little... Decision support for patient preference-based care planning: effects on nursing care and patient ... Ruland, Cornelia M. OBJECTIVE: While preference elicitation techniques have been effective in helping patients make decisions consistent with their preferences, little... Handheld Technology to Improve Patient Care: Evaluating a Support System for Preference-based Ca re... Ruland, Cornelia M. Objective: Despite an increasing movement toward shared decision making and the incorporation of patients' preferences into health care decision... Reliability and Validity Issues Related to Interactive Tailored Patient Assessments: A Case Stud y Ruland, Cornelia M Bakken, Suzanne Røislien, Jo Integrating patient preferences for self-care capability in nursing care : effects on nurses' ca re... (1998) Ruland, Cornelia. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Case Western Reserve University, 1998. Includes bibliographical references. How children with cancer communicate and think about symptoms. (2010) Vatne, Torun M Slaugther, Laura Ruland, Cornelia M BACKGROUND: For clinicians to effectively help children with their illness and symptoms, it is i mportant to communicate with them in a language they... User requirements for a practice-integrated nurse-administered online communication service for. .. (2009) Ruland, Cornelia M Borosund, Elin Varsi, Cecilie This paper describes the use of participatory design methods in the development of a nurse-admin istered online patient-provider communication (OPPC)... Designing tailored Internet support to assist cancer patients in illness management. (2007) Ruland, Cornelia M. Jeneson, Annette Andersen, Trine Andersen, Roar Slaughter, Laura Bente-Schj dt-Osmo, Moore, Shirley M This paper describes the development and a preliminary usage analysis of a novel Internet-based support system that assists cancer patients in... Toward a Model for Field-Testing Patient Decision-Support Technologies: A Qualitative Field-Test ing... (2007) Evans, Rhodri Elwyn, Glyn Edwards, Adrian Watson, Eila Austoker, Joan Grol, Richard Reviewer: Stacey, Dawn Reviewer: Davison, Joyce [This item is a preserved copy and is not necess arily the most recent version. To view the current... Reliability and Validity Issues Related to Interactive Tailored Patient Assessments: A Case Stud y (2007) Ruland, Cornelia M Bakken, Suzanne Røislien, Jo Reviewer: Lewis, Deborah Reviewer: Streiner, David [This item is a preserved copy and is not nec essarily the most recent version. To view the current... Designing Tailored Internet Support to Assist Cancer Patients in Illness Management Ruland, Cornelia M. Jeneson, Annette Andersen, Trine Andersen, Roar Slaughter, Laura Bente-Schjø dt-Osmo, Moore, Shirley M This paper describes the development and a preliminary usage analysis of a novel Internet-based support system that assists cancer patients in... Clinicians' Opinions about the Usefulness and Effectiveness of Support Systems for Evidence- and... Ruland, Cornelia M. We conducted a survey among an interdisciplinary group of 182 clinicians to obtain their opinion s about (a) the usefulness of Decision Support... Decision Support for Assessing Patient Preferences for Geriatric Care Ruland, Cornelia M. Krescevic, Denise Brennan, Patricia Flatley Lorensen, Margarethe Ruland, Cornelia M. Krescevic, Denise Brennan, Patricia Flatley Lorensen, Margarethe Using Palm-Top Technology to Elicit Patient Preferences at the Bedside Ruland, Cornelia M. Comparing Tailored Computerized Symptom Assessments to Interviews and Questionnaires Ruland, Cornelia Røslien, Jo Bakken, Suzanne Kristiansen, Jørn We compared the performance of a computerized symptom assessment tool called Choice in terms of number of symptoms and time needed for 92 cancer... Heyn L, Ruland CM, Finset A. Effects of an interactive tailored patient assessment tool on eliciting and responding to cancer patients' cues and concern s in clinical consultations with physicians and nurses. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Feb;86(2):158-65. Epub 2011 May 17. Rotegård AK, Fagermoen MS, Ruland CM. Cancer patients' experiences of their personal strengths through illness and recovery. Cancer Nurs. 2012 Jan;35(1):E8-E17. Vatne TM, Ruland CM, Ornes K, Finset A. Children's Expressions of Negative Emotions and Adults' Responses During Routine Cardiac Consultations. J Pediatr Psychol. 2011 Sep 21. Heyn L, Finset A, Eide H, Ruland CM. Effects of an interactive tailored patient assessment on patient-clinician communication in cancer care. Psychooncology. 2011 Sep 15. doi: 10.1002/pon.2064. Grimsbø GH, Finset A, Ruland CM. Left hanging in the air: experiences of living with cancer as expressed through E-mail communications with oncology nurses. Cancer Nurs. 2011 Mar-Apr;34(2):107-16. Rotegaard AK, Ruland CM. Patient centeredness in terminologies: coverage of health assets concepts in the International Classification of Nursing Practice. J Biomed Inform. 2010 Oct;43(5):805-11. Epub 2010 May 6. Stenberg U, Ruland CM, Miaskowski C. Review of the literature on the effects of caring for a patient with cancer. Psychooncology. 2010 Oct;19(10):1013-25. Review. Vatne TM, Finset A, Ørnes K, Ruland CM. Application of the verona coding definitions of emotional sequences (VR-CoDES) on a pediatric data set. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Sep;80(3):399-404. Ruland CM, Holte HH, Røislien J, Heaven C, Hamilton GA, Kristiansen J, Sandbaek H, Kvaløy SO, Hasund L, Ellison MC. Effects of a computer-supported interactive tailored patient assessment tool on patient care, symptom distress, and patients' need for symptom management support: a randomized clinical trial. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jul-Aug;17(4):403-10. Rotegård AK, Moore SM, Fagermoen MS, Ruland CM. Health assets: a concept analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2010 Apr;47(4):513-25. Epub 2009 Oct 12. Review. Vatne TM, Slaugther L, Ruland CM. How children with cancer communicate and think about symptoms. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2010 Jan-Feb;27(1):24-32. Epub 2009 Oct 15. Bakken S, Ruland CM. Translating clinical informatics interventions into routine clinical care: how can the RE-AIM framework help? J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Nov-Dec;16(6):889-97. Epub 2009 Aug 28. Ruland CM, Hamilton GA, Schjødt-Osmo B. The complexity of symptoms and problems experienced in children with cancer: a review of the literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Mar;37(3):403-18. Varsi C, Ruland CM. Congruence between nursing problems in nursing care plans and NANDA nursing diagnoses. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;146:778-9. Rotegaard AK, Ruland CM. Representation of patients' health asset concepts in the International Classification of Nursing Practice (ICNP). Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;146:314-9. Ruland CM, Borosund E, Varsi C. User requirements for a practice-integrated nurse-administered online communication service for cancer patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;146:221-5. Andersen T, Ruland CM. Cancer patients' questions and concerns expressed in an online nurse-delivered mail service: preliminary results. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;146:149-53. Patel SR, Bakken S, Ruland C. Recent advances in shared decision making for mental health. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2008 Nov;21(6):606-12. Review. Ruland CM, Starren J, Vatne TM. Participatory design with children in the development of a support system for patient-centered care in pediatric oncology. J Biomed Inform. 2008 Aug;41(4):624-35. Epub 2007 Nov 13. Ruland CM, Brynhi H, Andersen R, Bryhni T. Developing a shared electronic health record for patients and clinicians. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2008;136:57-62. Ruland CM, Jeneson A, Andersen T, Andersen R, Slaughter L, Bente-Schjødt-Osmo, Moore SM. Designing tailored Internet support to assist cancer patients in illness management. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:635-9. Ruland CM, Bakken S, Røislien J. Reliability and validity issues related to interactive tailored patient assessments: a case study. J Med Internet Res. 2007 Aug 1;9(3):e22. Ruland CM, Slaughter L, Starren J, Vatne TM, Moe EY. Children's contributions to designing a communication tool for children with cancer. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007;129(Pt 2):977-82. Elwyn G, O'Connor A, Stacey D, Volk R, Edwards A, Coulter A, Thomson R, Barratt A, Barry M, Bernstein S, Butow P, Clarke A, Entwistle V, Feldman-Stewart D, Holmes-Rovner M, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Moumjid N, Mulley A, Ruland C, Sepucha K , Sykes A, Whelan T; International Patient Decision Aids Standards (IPDAS) Collaboration. Developing a quality criteria framework for patient decision aids : online international Delphi consensus process. BMJ. 2006 Aug 26;333(7565):417. Epub 2006 Aug 14. Slaughter LA, Ruland CM, Vatne TM. Constructing an effective information architecture for a pediatric cancer symptom assessment tool. AMIA Annu Symp Proc . 2006:1102. Ruland C, Røslien J, Bakken S, Kristiansen J. Comparing tailored computerized symptom assessments to interviews and questionnaires. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006:1081. Ruland CM. Clinicians' perceived usefulness of a support system for patient-centered cancer care. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2006;124:624-30. Rotegård AK, Slaughter L, Ruland CM. Mapping nurses' natural language to oncology patients' symptom expressions. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2006;122:987-8. Angermo LM, Ruland CM. Increasing the usability of nursing intervention classification in EHR's. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2006;122:985-6. Ruland CM, Slaughter L, Starren J, Vatne TM. Children as design partners in the development of a support system for children with cancer. Stud Health Techno l Inform. 2006;122:80-5. Schou I, Ekeberg Ø, Sandvik L, Hjermstad MJ, Ruland CM. Multiple predictors of health-related quality of life in early stage breast cancer. Data from a year follow-up study compared with the general population. Qual Life Res. 2005 Oct;14(8):1813-23. Ruland CM. Shared decision making and nursing informatics research in Norway. Appl Nurs Res. 2005 May;18(2):70-2; discussion 72-3. Review. Schou I, Ekeberg Ø, Sandvik L, Ruland CM. Stability in optimism-pessimism in relation to bad news: a study of women with breast cancer. J Pers Assess. 2005 Apr;84(2):148-54. Wik KE, Lindegaard KF, Brunborg B, Bjørk IT, Ruland C. [Life following acute subarachnoid haemorrhage]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2005 Jan 20;125(2):152-4. Norwegian. Ruland CM, Slaughter L, Kaufmann D, Andersen R. Challenges in presenting categories of symptoms in a home health care system for cancer patients. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005:1100. Andersen R, Ruland C, Slaughter L, Andersen T, Jacobsen W. Clustering techniques for organizing cancer-related concepts into meaningful groups for patients. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005:882. Slaughter L, Ruland C, Rotegård AK. Mapping cancer patients' symptoms to UMLS concepts. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005:699-703. Ruland CM. A survey about the usefulness of computerized systems to support illness management in clinical practice. Int J Med Inform. 2004 Nov;73(11-12):797-805. Ruland CM. Improving patient safety through informatics tools for shared decision making and risk communication. Int J Med Inform. 2004 Aug;73(7-8):551-7 . Hommelstad J, Ruland CM. Norwegian nurses' perceived barriers and facilitators to research use. AORN J. 2004 Mar;79(3):621-34. Ruland CM, White T, Stevens M, Fanciullo G, Khilani SM. Effects of a computerized system to support shared decision making in symptom management of cancer patients: preliminary results. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2003 Nov-Dec;10(6):573-9. Epub 2003 Aug 4. Ruland CM, Ravn IH. Usefulness and effects on costs and staff management of a nursing resource management information system. J Nurs Manag. 2003 May;11(3):208-15. Moore SM, Dolansky MA, Ruland CM, Pashkow FJ, Blackburn GG. Predictors of women's exercise maintenance after cardiac rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 2003 Jan-Feb;23(1):40-9. Ruland CM, Bakken S. Developing, implementing, and evaluating decision support systems for shared decision making in patient care: a conceptual model and case illustration. J Biomed Inform. 2002 Oct-Dec;35(5-6):313-21. Ruland CM. Handheld technology to improve patient care: evaluating a support system for preference-based care planning at the bedside. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2002 Mar-Apr;9(2):192-201. Ruland, C. M. & Bakken, S. (2002) Representing Patient Preference-Related Concepts for Inclusion in Electronic Health Records. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 34(6), 415-22. Schou I, Ekeberg Ø, Ruland CM, Kåresen R. (in press) Do women newly diagnosed with breast cancer and consulting surgeons assess decision making equally? The Breast Moore, S.M., Dolansky, M., Ruland, C.M. , Pashkow, F.J. & Blackburn, G.G. (2002) Predictors of Women’s Exercise Maintenance Following Rehabilitation. Journal of Cardopulmonary Rehabilitation. Ruland, C. M. (2002). Hand-Held Technology to Improve Patient Care: Evaluating a Support System for Preference- Based Care Planning at the Bedside. J Am Med Inform Ass 9, 192-200. Hellesø, R., Ruland, C.M. (2001). Developing a module for nursing documentation integrated in the electronic patient Record. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 10, 799-805. Ruland, C. M. (2001). Developing a Decision Support System (DSS) to Meet Nurse Managers’ Information Needs for Effective Resource Management. Computers in Nursing, 19 (5), 187-193. Ruland, C. M. & Moore S.M. (2001). Eliciting exercise preferences in cardiac rehabilitation: Initial evaluation of a new strategy. Patient Education and Counseling 44(1), 283-291. Ruland, C. M. (2001). Evaluating the beta- version of the International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP) for domain completeness, applicability of its axial structure and utility for clinical practice. A Norwegian project. International Nursing Review, 48 (1), 9-16. Ruland, C.M. (1999). Decision Support for Patient Preference-Based Care Planning: Effects on Nursing Care and Patient Outcomes. J Am Med Inform Ass, 6 (4), 304-12. Moore, S.M., Ruland, C. M., Pashkow, F. & Blackburn, G. (1998). Women’s patterns of exercise following cardiac rehabilitation. Nursing Research, 47 (6), 318-325. Ruland C. M., Moore, S.M. (1998). Theory construction based on standards of care: A proposed theory of the peaceful end of life. Nursing Outlook, 46 (4), 169-75. Ruland, C. M., Kresevic, D., Lorensen, M. (1997). Including patient preferences in nurses' assessment of elderly patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 6, 495-504. Ruland C. M. (1996). Clinical decision making in nursing. Vård i Norden, 4, 4-12. (Scandinavian Journal of Nursing Research). Ruland C. M. (1992). The role of leadership for quality improvement in nursing. [Ledelsens betydning for kvalitetssikring i sykepleietjenesten]. Vård i Norden, 12, 55 –62. (Scandinavian Journal of Nursing Research). Ruland, CM., & Ravn, I.H. (2000). Evaluation results of CLASSICA: A resource management system for nurse administrators. [Resultater av CLASSICA, et ressursstyringsystem for sykepleietjenesten (20 p). Norwegian Nurses’ Association: (1995) Information technology as a tool in nursing. [Informasjonsteknologi som verktøy i sykepleien]. Written parts of report on behalf of the Norwegian Nurses’ Association. Cornelia M. Ruland Ruland, C.M. (1989). Information technology in nursing – tool, challenge or threat? [Informasjonsteknologi i sykepleie- redskap, utfordring eller trussel]. Published by The Federation of the Nordic Nurses’ Association, ISBN nr. 82 - 7269 - 049 - 7. (104 p).
Ruland, C.M. (2000). Helse- og sykepleieinformatikk: Hvordan IKT kan bidra til utvikling av en bedre helsetjeneste]. [Introduction to Nursing and Medical Informatics]. Gyldendal Akademisk, Oslo, Norway. ISBN: 82- 417-1222-7, (216 p). Swedish translation: Ruland C.M. (2002). Vårdinformatikk. Hur anvændning av informations-och kommunikastionsteknologi kan utvekla vård och omvårdnad. Natur och Kultur, Stockholm, Sweden Danish Translation: Ruland, CM (2002). Sundhetsinformatik for sygeplejestuderende. Hvordan IKT kan bidrage til udviklingen af et bedre sundhedsvæsen. (Dansk oversettelse). ISBN_ 87-12-03800-8 Ruland, C.M. & Hoy, D. (1993): Information technology and nursing. [Datateknologi og sykepleie - Hvem setter premissene?] Ad Notam Gyldendal, Oslo, Norway (190 p).
MidRange Theory portion of "Grand and Mid-Range Theory Critique", September 2010. (no audio, slides only)
Interview as part of "Health Tech Today" series