Research interests are focused on the intersection of clinical needs and medical technology use, development and innovation.
- Medical product innovation/development & associated clinical outcomes research
- Medication administration safety with IV smart pumps
- Non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia
The central focus of Karen’s work is to improve patient outcomes through innovation in health care delivery practices and products. Specific areas of interest include improving medication administration safety using IV smart pumps, and the reduction of non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia.