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2017 Program at a glance

Sunday, October 8, 2017

  • 12:00-5:00 pm     Registration
  • 3:00-11:00 pm     Poster viewing
  • 5:00-7:00 pm       Reception

Monday, October 9, 2017

  • 6:30-7:45 am       Registration, breakfast and poster viewing
  • 7:45-8:00 am       Welcome
  • 8:00-8:30 am       Keynote Address Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD
    • Becoming a High Reliability Organization
  • 8:30-10:00 am      Imaging Tests and Cardiac Diagnostics
  • 8:30-9:00     High value expert, Richard Duszak, MD, FACR:
    • High Value Imaging: Perspectives from a Contrarian Radiologist
  • Podium Presentations
    • 9:00-9:15  Curtailing Emergency Department Utilization of Rib Series Examinations: Reflections on a Provider Behavior Modification Initiative
      • Kalen Riley, MD, IU Health, Indiana University
    • 9:15-9:30  Hi-value Care: The Impact of Education on Guideline-based Evaluation of Syncope at Greenwich Hospital
      • Steven Smith, MD, Greenwich Hospital Internal Medicine Residency
    • 9:30-9:45  Reducing Repeat Echocardiograms with an EMR Intervention
      • Kerrilynn Carney, MD, NYU Langone Health
    • 9:55-10:00   The Illusion of Safety: An Effective Approach To Resident Over-Utilization of Telemetry
      • Calvin Kagan, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 10:00-10:15 am      Coffee Break
  • 10:15-11:45 am      Laboratory Tests
  • 10:15-10:45   High value expert, Chris Moriates, MD 
    • Building Bridges to High Value Care
  • Podium Presentations
    • 10:45-11:00    Better Utilization of Lab Testing to Reduce Medical Costs: A QI Project to Reduce BMP & CBC Utilization Among Medical Residents at Mount Carmel West
      • Noah Hagan, DO, Mount Internal Medicine Residency Program
    • 11:00-11:15    The Effectiveness of an Awareness Intervention in Decreasing Unnecessary Lab Orders
      • Samuel Lindner, MD, Duke University Medical Center
    • 11:15-11:30     Eliminating the Use of Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) in Emergency Room and Hospitalized Patients
      • Zhouwen Tang, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center
    • 11:30-11:45     Inpatient Reference Lab Reduction Project
      • Nicole Adler, MD, NYU Langone Health
  • 11:45 am-12:45 pm   Lunch and poster viewing
  • 12:45-3:15 pm         Procedures and Treatments
  • 12:45-1:15      High value expert, Vikas Saini, MD
    • Providing the Right Care: A Systematic Framework
  • Podium Presentations
    • 1:15-1:30   A Patient Centered Strategy to Minimize Intravenous Therapy
      • Alicia Cowley, MD, NYU Langone Health
    • 1:30-1:45   Stewardship Allergy Assessment Team Implements Inpatient Penicillin Skin Testing Evaluation Program
      • Renee Kleris, MD, Duke University Medical Center
    • 1:45-2:00  Optimizing utilization of vascular access catheters at a large safety net hospital
      • Nirja Mehta, BS, UT Southwestern Medical Center
    • 2:00-2:15  Implementation of Evidence-based Appropriateness Guidelines for Spine Pain Injection for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
      • Lubdha Shah, MD, University of Utah
    • 2:15-2:30  A Comprehensive Patient Blood Management Program Decreases Blood Utilization and Improves Outcomes in Orthopaedic Surgery Patients
      • Raj Amin, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • 2:30-2:45  Guiding the Multidisciplinary Management of Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Patients
      • Jessica Lovett, BS, NYU Langone Health
    • 2:45-3:00  Improving Quality while Decreasing Length of Stay and Cost per case for Bariatric Surgery Patients
      • Dawn Stepnowski DNP, APN-C, Cooper University Health Care
    • 3:00-3:15 Optimizing use of intravenous proton pump inhibitors in hospitalized patients
      • Arjun Gupta, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 3:15-3:30 pm        Coffee Break
  • 3:30-4:00 pm        Distinguished Professor Rita Redberg, MD, Msc 
    • How Less Health Care Can be Better for You: Examples from Internal Medicine
  • 4:00-6:00 pm        Physician Behavioral Modification and Informatics
  • 4:00-4:30     High value expert, Douglas Hough, PhD
    • Incentives and Physician Behavioral Modification
  • Podium Presentations
    • 4:30-4:45  Providing Care in Tandem: Supporting Psychiatric Patients with Complex Medical Co-morbidities
      • Lori Aavik, LMHNP and Frank Volpicelli, MD, NYU Langone Health
    • 4:45-5:00  Go with the flow! The utilization of a process flowchart in analyzing the discharge medication reconciliation process in a large academic medical center
      • Meera Subash, MD, University of California San Diego
    • 5:00-5:15  The Voice of Our Patients: Post discharge issues identified through a Call-Back Program
      • Patricia Ojeda, MD, Indiana University, Methodist Hospital
    • 5:15-5:30      30 Day Readmission Prevention Initiatives – A Single Orthopaedic University Hospital’s Experience
      • Barkha Gurbani, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch
    • 5:30-5:45      The Effect of a mEWS Alert System Quality Improvement Project on the Detection of Sepsis at an Academic Hospital
      • Emilie Ungricht, University of Utah Bioengineering Department
    • 5:45-6:00      Time Out! Lack of effect of a decision support tool on rates of antibiotic de-escalation
      • Greg Seymann, MD, University of California, San Diego

Complete list of podium and poster presentations can be viewed here.

Presentation details:

  • Abstract presentation instructions
  • Poster viewing begins Sunday, Oct 8th at 11 am.
  • Welcome reception with poster presenters Sunday, Oct 8th from 5-7 pm.
  • Speaker presentations are 20 minutes with 10 minute Q&A.
  • Podium abstract presentations are 8 minutes with 5 minutes Q&A.
  • Podium session includes unpublished projects only.
  • Educational curricula will be presented in poster form.