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Introducing a Frailty Measurement to a Cardiology Clinic @ VA Boston Healthcare System

¬†In January 2015, an outpatient preventive cardiology clinic at VA Boston began a quality improvement program that measured the gait speed in meters per second…

Innovators
  • Ariela R. Orkaby, MD, MPH

Quality Performance Report Cards for HIV Screening @ Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

From March 2018 to March 2019, a team at the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center (KPOAK) recruited 20 primary care physicians (PCPs) in the Department…

Innovators
  • Mitchell N. Luu, MD

Improving the Blood Pressure Measurement Process @ University of Michigan Affiliated Clinic

Between March 2017 and March 2018, a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals at the Michigan Medicine Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes clinic sought to improve…

Innovators
  • Jennifer J. Iyengar, MD

Community-Based Resource Referrals for Cardiovascular Disease Self-Management @ Midwestern Primary Care Clinics

¬†Primary care clinics (PCC), particularly in underserved areas, play a key role in connecting patients to community-based wellness resources, such as programs to prevent and…

Innovators
  • Emily Abramsohn, MPH

Implementation of a Population-Health Mapping Tool @ Lehigh Valley Federally Qualified Health Center

The Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley Federally Qualified Health Center in Allentown, PA implemented an innovative population-health mapping tool to gain a better…

Innovators
  • Autumn M. Kieber-Emmons, MD, MPH

Improving Chronic Heart Failure Care with Patient Reported Measures @ Fondazione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio (FGTM)

Between February 2018 and February 2019, a regional, Italian hospital launched a pilot project in which they recruited chronic heart failure patients to provide longitudinal…

Innovators
  • Francesca Pennucci

Implementation of an Actively Monitored Telenephrology Dashboard @ Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Innovators at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System sought to streamline the nephrology consult process and reduce the cost of travel for…

Innovators
  • Melissa L. Swee, MD, MME

Digital Weight Loss Counseling in Primary Care

A digital weight loss intervention was implemented over a 12-month period in a primary care setting to see if provider counseling (usual care or intervention-specific)…

Innovators
  • Megan McVay, PhD
  • Dori Steinberg, PhD, RD
  • Sandy Askew, MPH
  • Gary G. Bennett, PhD

Improving Hypertension Management via Recheck and Medication Intensification @ Cleveland Clinic

This project at an academic medical center utilized a quality improvement program focused on medication intensification and serial measurement to improve hypertension management.

Innovators
  • Elizabeth R. Pfoh, PhD
  • Kathryn Martinez, PhD
  • Nirav Vakharia, MD
  • Michael B. Rothberg, MD, MPH

Increasing Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Rates via eConsults @ University of Virginia

A team at the University of Virginia utilized a retina-imaging device for screening coupled with workflows for ophthalmologists to remotely review and manage detected pathology…

Innovators
  • Kim Dowdell, MD
  • Samuel Collins, MSc
  • Kerry Cotter, MPH
  • Arjun Dirghangi, MD
  • Ira Helenius, MD, MPH