Kimberly R. Powell PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

E-mail: powellk@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.882.0231

421H Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

 

Program of Research

Dr. Powell is an Assistant Professor whose research interests are in the areas of health information technology and gerontology. Her scholarly work focuses broadly on health data sharing with providers, patients and informal caregivers using technologies such as patient portals, text messaging applications, health information exchange, and telehealth.

Selected Grants 
  • A National Report of Nursing Home Quality Measures and Information Technology. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ R01HS022497. Alexander, G. (PI-Columbia University), Powell, K (site PI). Grant period: 09/30/2017-07/31/2022
  • Using the Electronic Patient Portal to Engage Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. Office of Research Dissertation Funding, University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. Powell, K. (PI), 2016-2017.
  • Using the Electronic Patient Portal to Engage Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. College of Nursing Research Award, University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. Powell, K. (PI), 2015-2016.
Honors and Awards
  • 2019, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Research Spotlight Award
  • 2019, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Health Systems, Policy, and Informatics Research Interest Group Dissertation Award
  • 2017, Sigma Theta Tau-Gamma Chi Chapter, Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • 2017, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, PhD Academic Excellence Award
  • 2017, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Second Place Finisher, 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition
  • 2015, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing Research Award
  • 2015, Kentucky League for Nursing, Kathryn M. Mershon Nursing Faculty Scholarship
  • 2011, Kentucky Nurse Recognition Committee, Nursing Excellence Award
  • 2008, Kentucky Nurse Recognition Committee, Nursing Excellence Award
Selected Publications
  • Alexander, GL, Powell, KR, Deroche, CB. (2020). An Evaluation of Telehealth Expansion in U.S. Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA
  • Alexander, GL, Deroche, CB, Powell, KR, Mosa, AS, Popejoy, L, Koopman, R. (2020). Forecasting Content and Stage in a Nursing Home Information Technology Maturity Instrument Using a Delphi Method. Journal of Medical Systems. 44(3):1-8. doi:10.1007/s10916-020-1528-6. 
  • Powell, KR, Deroche, CB, Carnahan, EJ, Alexander, GL. (2020). Exploring Resident Care Information Technology Use and Nursing Home Quality. Journal of Gerontological Nursing: 46(4):15-20. doi:10.3928/00989134-20200303-02.
  • Powell, KR, Alexander, GL. (2020). Qualitative Validation of the Nursing Home Information Technology Maturity Staging Model. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. (In press).
  • Powell, KR, Deroche, CB, Alexander GL. (2020). Health Data Sharing in U.S. Nursing Homes: A Mixed  Methods Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2020.02.009.
  • Powell, K. & Alexander, G. (2019). Mitigating Barriers to Interoperability in Health Care. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 23(2). Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
  • Alexander GL, Powell K, Deroche CB, et al. (2019). Building consensus toward a national nursing home information technology maturity model. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA.
  • Powell K, Alexander GL, Madsen R, Deroche C. (2019). A National Assessment of Access to Technology Among Nursing Home Residents: A Secondary Analysis. JMIR Aging: 2(1):e11449.
  • Powell, K. & Deroche, C. (2018). Predictors and Patterns of Portal Use in Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. Chronic Illness. 1742395318803663.
  • Powell, K.R. & Myers, C. (2018). Electronic Patient Portals: Patient and Provider Perceptions. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(1), Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
  • Powell, K.R. (2017). Patient-Perceived Facilitators and Barriers of Electronic Portal Use: A Systematic Review. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 35(11), 565-573. doi:10.1097/CIN.000000000000037.