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Improving Inpatient Safety Reporting via a Patient and Family-Facing App @ Brigham & Women’s Hospital

This program at an academic medical center utilized a patient and family-facing app to improve patient safety and communication between patients and their caregivers and…

Innovators

  • Brittany Couture, BS
  • Elizabeth Lilley
  • Frank Chang
  • Ann DeBord Smith
  • Jessica Cleveland
  • Awatef Ergai
  • Zachary Katsulis
  • James Benneyan
  • Esteban Gershanik
  • David W Bates, MD, MSc
  • Sarah A. Rossetti
  • Kumiko Schnock

Improving Nursing Home Care for Veterans via VetConnect Telehealth Subspecialty Care

The Vet Connect Project aims to increase access to specialty care through video conferencing for veterans living in long-term care facilities in Oklahoma and Colorado. 

Innovators

  • Anne Hale
  • Leah M. Haverhals, PhD
  • Chelsea Manheim, MSW
  • Cari Levy MD, PhD

Designing & Deploying Patient Self-Triage & Scheduler for COVID-19 @ UCSF

An academic medical center responded to the threat of COVID-19 by rapidly developing and deploying a patient-portal embedded self-triage and scheduler for primary care patients.

Innovators

  • Timothy Judson, MD, MPH
  • Anobel Y. Odisho, MD, MPH
  • Aaron B. Neinstein, MD
  • Jessica Chao, MBA, PharmD
  • Aimee Williams, MPH
  • Christopher Miller
  • Tim Moriarty, MBA, MA
  • Nathaniel Gleason, MD
  • Gina Intinarelli, RN, MS, PhD
  • Ralph Gonzales, MD, MSPH

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

A Home-Based Palliative Care Program via Virtual Visits @ ProHEALTH Care ACO

ProHEALTH Care, a New York-based ACO, developed a program for high-need patients that employs home nursing visits, telehealth appointments with palliative care physicians, and other…

Innovators

  • Dana Lustbader, MD
  • Mitchell Mudra, MBA
  • Carole Romano
  • Ed Lukoski
  • Andy Chang
  • James Mittelberger
  • Terry Scherr

Improving Pediatric Nutrition Screening via EHR Tool for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Tracking @ Wake Forest University Health Sciences

This project at several academic medical center-affiliated pediatric primary care practices utilized an electronic health record screening tool for sugar-sweetened beverage and 100% fruit juice…

Innovators

  • Kristina H, Lewis, MD, MPH, SM
  • Joseph A. Skelton, MD, MS
  • Fang-Chi Hsu, PhD
  • Pascaline Ezouah, BS
  • Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH
  • Jason P. Block, MD

Diversifying and Enhancing the Primary Care Workforce with On-Demand Clinical Pharmacist eConsults

This pilot program at a community health center utilized pharmacist eConsults to improve quality of care for medication-related problems in primary care practices.

Innovators

  • Marie Smith, Pharm.D, FNAP
  • Erika Vuernick, Pharm.D, CDOE
  • Daren Anderson, MD
  • James Thurston, Pharm.D Candidate

Improving Antibiotic Stewardship via Nurse Phone Triage @ Stanford Health Care

A multidisciplinary team at Stanford Health Care created a nurse telephone triage protocol to improve guideline-concordant prescription of appropriate antibiotics for uncomplicated cystitis to help…

Innovators

  • Lori Guelman, FNP
  • Kelly Sanderson, FNP
  • Marcie Levine, MD
  • Mark Ramirez

Team-Based Care @ Bellin Health

The care team at Bellin Health Center holds weekly interdisciplinary meetings for discussion of high-risk patients in order to alleviate health worker burnout and to…

Innovators

  • James Jerzak, MD
  • Kathy Kerscher

Improving Transition Care via EHR Hospital Use Data @ Northwestern Medicine Group Transitional Care Clinic

The Northwestern Medicine Group Transitional Care clinic (NMG-TC) seeks to reduce preventable re-hospitalization by implementing a model of intensive case management and integrated behavioral/medical healthcare…

Innovators

  • Joe Feinglass PhD
  • Celeste A. Mallama PhD MPH
  • Angela Rogers MPH, APN-CNP
  • Caroline Teter PA
  • Courtney Hurt LCSW
  • Christine Schaeffer MD