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Dr. Marie Ward
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Daly A, Teeling SP, Ward M, McNamara M, Robinson C., The Use of Lean Six Sigma for Improving Availability of and Access to Emergency Department Data to Facilitate Patient Flow., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (21), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

McDonald N, McKenna L, Vining R, Doyle B, Liang J, Ward ME, Ulfvengren P, Geary U, Guilfoyle J, Shuhaiber A, Hernandez J, Fogarty M, Healy U, Tallon C, Brennan R., Evaluation of an Access-Risk-Knowledge (ARK) Platform for Governance of Risk and Change in Complex Socio-Technical Systems., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (23), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cassarino M, Robinson K, Trépel D, O'Shaughnessy Í, Smalle E, White S, Devlin C, Quinn R, Boland F, Ward ME, McNamara R, Steed F, O'Connor M, O'Regan A, McCarthy G, Ryan D, Galvin R., Impact of assessment and intervention by a health and social care professional team in the emergency department on the quality, safety, and clinical effectiveness of care for older adults: A randomised controlled trial., PLoS medicine, 18, (7), 2021, pe1003711 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

O'Donovan R, Rogers L, Khurshid Z, De Brún A, Nicholson E, O'Shea M, Ward M, McAuliffe E., A systematic review exploring the impact of focal leader behaviours on health care team performance., Journal of nursing management, 29, (6), 2021, p1420-1443 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

O'Mahony L, McCarthy K, O'Donoghue J, Teeling SP, Ward M, McNamara M., Using Lean Six Sigma to Redesign the Supply Chain to the Operating Room Department of a Private Hospital to Reduce Associated Costs and Release Nursing Time to Care., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (21), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Wolfe N, Teeling SP, Ward M, McNamara M, Koshy L., Operation Note Transformation: The Application of Lean Six Sigma to Improve the Process of Documenting the Operation Note in a Private Hospital Setting., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (22), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Dempsey A, Robinson C, Moffatt N, Hennessy T, Bradshaw A, Teeling SP, Ward M, McNamara M., Lean Six Sigma Redesign of a Process for Healthcare Mandatory Education in Basic Life Support-A Pilot Study., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (21), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Daly A, Wolfe N, Teeling SP, Ward M, McNamara M., Redesigning the Process for Scheduling Elective Orthopaedic Surgery: A Combined Lean Six Sigma and Person-Centred Approach., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (22), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Egan P, Pierce A, Flynn A, Teeling SP, Ward M, McNamara M., Releasing Operating Room Nursing Time to Care through the Reduction of Surgical Case Preparation Time: A Lean Six Sigma Pilot Study., International journal of environmental research and public health, 18, (22), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cassarino M, Quinn R, Boland F, Ward ME, McNamara R, O'Connor M, McCarthy G, Ryan D, Galvin R, Robinson K., Stakeholders' perspectives on models of care in the emergency department and the introduction of health and social care professional teams: A qualitative analysis using World Cafés and interviews., Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 23, (5), 2020, p1065-1073 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Ward M, Ní Shé É, De Brún A, Korpos C, Hamza M, Burke E, Duffy A, Egan K, Geary U, Holland C, O'Grady J, Robinson K, Smith A, Watson A, McAuliffe E., The co-design, implementation and evaluation of a serious board game 'PlayDecide patient safety' to educate junior doctors about patient safety and the importance of reporting safety concerns., BMC medical education, 19, (1), 2019, p232 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Ryan S, Ward M, Vaughan D, Murray B, Zena M, O'Connor T, Nugent L, Patton D., Do safety briefings improve patient safety in the acute hospital setting? A systematic review., Journal of advanced nursing, 75, (10), 2019, p2085-2098 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Ward, Marie E and Wakai, Abel and McDowell, Ronald and Boland, Fiona and Coughlan, Eoin and Hamza, Moayed and Browne, John and O'Sullivan, Ronan and Geary, Una and McDaid, Fiona and Ní Shé, à idín and Drummond, Frances J and Deasy, Conor and McAuliffe, Eilish, Developing outcome, process and balancing measures for an emergency department longitudinal patient monitoring system using a modified Delphi, BMC emergency medicine, 19, (1), 2019, p7 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Brown R, Grehan P, Brennan M, Carter D, Brady A, Moore E, Teeling SP, Ward M, Eaton D., Using Lean Six Sigma to improve rates of day of surgery admission in a national thoracic surgery department., International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, 31, (supplement_1), 2019, p14-21 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Cassarino M, Cronin Ú, Robinson K, Quinn R, Boland F, Ward ME, MacNamara R, O'Connor M, McCarthy G, Ryan D, Galvin R., Implementing an allied health team intervention to improve the care of older adults in the emergency department: protocol for a process evaluation., BMJ Open, 9, (7), 2019, pe032645 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

O'Donovan R, Ward M, De Brún A, McAuliffe E., Safety culture in health care teams: A narrative review of the literature., Journal of nursing management, 27, (5), 2019, p871-883 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Cassarino M, Robinson K, Quinn R, Naddy B, O'Regan A, Ryan D, Boland F, Ward ME, McNamara R, O'Connor M, McCarthy G, Galvin R., Impact of early assessment and intervention by teams involving health and social care professionals in the emergency department: A systematic review., PloS one, 14, (7), 2019, pe0220709 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

McGrath K, Casserly M, O'mara F, Mulsow J, Shields C, Staunton O, Teeling SP, Ward M., Zap it track it: the application of Lean Six Sigma methods to improve the screening system of low-grade mucinous neoplasms of the appendix in an acute hospital setting., International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, 31, (supplement_1), 2019, p35-44 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Cassarino M, Robinson K, O'Shaughnessy Í, Smalle E, White S, Devlin C, Quinn R, Trépel D, Boland F, Ward ME, McNamara R, O'Connor M, McCarthy G, Ryan D, Galvin R., A randomised controlled trial exploring the impact of a dedicated health and social care professionals team in the emergency department on the quality, safety, clinical and cost-effectiveness of care for older adults: a study protocol., Trials, 20, (1), 2019, p591 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Cassarino M, Robinson K, Quinn R, Naddy B, O'Regan A, Ryan D, Boland F, Ward ME, McNamara R, McCarthy G, Galvin R., Effectiveness of early assessment and intervention by interdisciplinary teams including health and social care professionals in the emergency department: protocol for a systematic review., BMJ Open, 8, (7), 2018, pe023464 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Cunningham U, Ward ME, De Brún A, McAuliffe E., Team interventions in acute hospital contexts: a systematic search of the literature using realist synthesis., BMC health services research, 18, (1), 2018, p536 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Ward, M.E.; De Brún, A.; Beirne, D.; Conway, C.; Cunningham, U.; English, A.; Fitzsimons, J.; Furlong, E.; Kane, Y.; Kelly, A.; McDonnell, S.; McGinley, S.; Monaghan, B.; Myler, A.; Nolan, E.; O'Donovan, R.; O'Shea, M.; Shuhaiber, A.; McAuliffe, E, Using Co-Design to Develop a Collective Leadership Intervention for Healthcare Teams to Improve Safety Culture, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 1182., 2018 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text

Ward, Marie and McAuliffe, Eilish and Wakai, Abel and Geary, Una and Browne, John and Deasy, Conor and Schull, Michael and Boland, Fiona and McDaid, Fiona and Coughlan, Eoin and O'Sullivan, Ronan, Study protocol for evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of an emergency department longitudinal patient monitoring system using a mixed-methods approach, BMC health services research, 17, (1), 2017, p67 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McAuliffe, E., De Brún, A., Ward, M., O'Shea, M, Cunningham, U., O'Donovan, R., McGinley, S., Fitzsimons, J., Corrigan, S., & McDonald, N., Collective Leadership and Safety Cultures (Co-Lead): Protocol for a mixed methods pilot evaluation of the impact of a co-designed collective leadership intervention on team performance and safety culture in a hospital group in Ireland" , British Medical Journal Open, 7, (11), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Ward, Marie and McAuliffe, Eilish and Ní Shé, à idín and Duffy, Ann and Geary, Una and Cunningham, Una and Holland, Catherine and McDonald, Nick and Egan, Karen and Korpos, Christian, Imbuing medical professionalism in relation to safety: a study protocol for a mixed-methods intervention focused on trialling an embedded learning approach that centres on the use of a custom designed board game, BMJ open, 7, (7), 2017, pe014122 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Coughlan, Eoin and Geary, Una and Wakai, Abel and O'Sullivan, Ronan and Browne, John and McAuliffe, Eilish and Ward, Marie and McDaid, Fiona and Deasy, Conor, An introduction to the Emergency Department Adult Clinical Escalation protocol: ED-ACE, Emergency medicine journal : EMJ, 34, (9), 2017, p608â€"612 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Ward, M., McDonald, N., Morrison, R., Gaynor, D., & Nugent, T. , A performance improvement case study in aircraft maintenance and its implications for hazard identification , Ergonomics, , 53, (2), 2010, p247 - 267 Journal Article, 2010

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Nick McDonald, Marie Ward and Rabea Morrison, Achieving Impact in Ergonomic Research, 18th World Congress on Ergonomics - IEA 2012, Recife, Brazil, Feb. 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012