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Sabina B. Gesell

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Assistant Professor

Local Address: Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
391 Technology Way
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157
United States

Company Description: The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery to clinical therapies. The Institute...   more
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  • PhD
  • Ph.D.
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That's what researchers led by ...
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That's what researchers led by Sabina Gesell, a research assistant professor in pediatrics at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and her colleagues are reporting in the journal Pediatrics.
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"We see evidence that the children are mirroring, emulating or adjusting to be similar to their friends," says Gesell.
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Gesell says the results could help in providing a much needed new tool for confronting the obesity epidemic.
Gesell is eager to conduct the next phase of studies, which would break down exactly how large an influence a single active child can have on the behaviour of more sedentray classmates. ers is not the first study to analyze the "contagion" effect of social networks. Previous studies have documented how a person's social network can influence everything from his likelihood of gaining weight or quitting smoking to levels of loneliness and happiness. However, Gesell is the first to study the phenomenom in children. "This is a novel approach to obesity prevention," says Gesell.
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This is proved true by Sabina Gesell, researcher at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. ccording to Gesell and her colleagues report in the journal Pediatrics, during the time the children spent in the study, the strongest factor influenci... READ MORE
Assisted Living Success 10/2000--Quality Customer Service
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By Sabina B. Gesell, Ph.D., Press Ganey Associates Inc.
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Sabina B. Gesell, Ph.D., is a research associate for Press Ganey Associates Inc.Based in South Bend, Ind., the company was founded in 1985 and is one of the world's largest healthcare-satisfaction measurement firm.Press Ganey provides satisfaction surveys, comprehensive management reports and national comparative databases for the integrated healthcare-delivery system.The firm processes more than 4 million surveys annually for nearly 1,200 healthcare organizations.For more information about this study, contact Dr. Gesell at (219) 232-3387; or sgesell@pressganey.com.
10 Issues Most Highly Correlated With the Likelihood of Customers Recommending a Facility
Correlation Coefficient
1. Assistance/care provided .74
2. Confidence in staff
Yahoo! - The Key To Nursing Home Satisfaction May Be Found In Resident Involvement
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"While other areas of care such as quality of food have lower scores, facilities that focus on actively involving residents in their own care may see higher rates of overall satisfaction," said Sabina Gesell, Ph.D., Research Product Manager for Press Ganey."Residents want providers to take interest in their suggestions for care.They want to be more informed, to know what to expect and why,"
The Press Ganey studies specify that the top satisfaction indicators and likelihood to recommend revolve around explanation of care, as well as responsiveness and receptivity to resident ideas.Nursing Home Priority Index
Priority
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"When decisions are being made for them, without their consultation, residents may feel uncomfortable interjecting," asserts Gesell."They are less likely to be afraid if they sense that their ideas are encouraged, respected, and requested."
Facilities that encourage resident feedback may also see unparalleled success in the industry, as management receptivity to ideas correlated number one with resident likelihood to recommend.Irwin Press, Ph.D., and Chairman of Press Ganey Associates, says, "Word of mouth is very powerful.Facilities become strong competitors for the industry market share when they can boast high levels of resident satisfaction."
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"Feedback from the residents and their families provides valuable insight into the customer's perception of care, and allows facilities to serve them better," says Gesell."The key is to foster an environment where customers feel comfortable offering both positive and negative feedback."
Press Ganey Associates, Inc. is the health care industry's largest independent vendor of patient satisfaction measurement and improvement services.The firm specializes in producing tested and reliable satisfaction surveys, comprehensive management reports, and national comparative databases to monitor customer satisfaction in health care delivery systems.Reporting instruments are available for more than 20 health care services.The firm's consulting services division assists in developing actionable plans for performance and satisfaction improvement.
But Sabina Gesell, Ph.D., ...
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But Sabina Gesell, Ph.D., senior research associate with Press Ganey Associates Inc., says a recent study of nurse satisfaction indicators may help sort out what nurses want and how hospital leaders can give it to them.
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