IHI National Forum 2018

The annual national forum for Institute for Healthcare Improvement meeting was held on Dec. 9th – Dec. 12th, 2018 in Orlando, FL. Here are our Quality Improvement Patient Safety (QIPS) pathway residents attending the IHI 2018 National Forum:

Swetha Ramachandran, MD  – Improving Inter-Hospital Transfers Through Implementation of a Transfer Accept Note



Calan Sowa , MD & Ruchika Sangani, MD – Improving Primary Care Follow-Up through In-Person, In-Hospital Appointment Negotiation



Nancy Desai, MD – Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus



Kristin Hlebowitsh , MD – Minimizing Isolation: Re-screening inpatients for MRSA infection



Vishal Gupta , MD- Where Are the Blood Cultures that I Ordered?




Kris Clark, MD and Shaleen Chakyayil , MD – EMR-Based Intervention to Improve Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Assessment and Prescribing Practices


Other QIPS residents in attendance:
Mangwe Sabtala
Prianka Ballal
Laura Chiu
Olivia Rowse