Home 2018 Abstracts Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Home 2018 Abstracts Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Routine Evaluation of Intra-Abdominal Injuries in Infants Less Than 12 Months...

Clifton Lee (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine) Background Non-accidental trauma (NAT) is a leading cause of injury and death in children in the United States. Infants...

A multifaceted quality improvement intervention: Decreased frequency of low value Heparin...

FNU Aparna (Crozer-Chester Medical Center), Kshitij Thakur (Crozer-Chester Medical Center) Background Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an antibody-mediated pro thrombotic condition, with affected individuals having a greater than...

Managing incidental thyroid nodules identified on cross-sectional imaging: standardized radiology report...

Pam Johnson (Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology), Ken Lee (Armstrong Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital), Taylor English (Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology), Alice Goldman (Johns Hopkins...

Quality Improvement: Assessing wasteful and unnecessary medical tests and treatments incorporating...

Erin Dunneback (Michigan State University College of Human Medicine), Mark Spoolstra (Mercy Health Saint Mary's Hospital) Background Awareness has grown of the astronomical amount of medical waste in...

Multispecialty, provider-led health system committee designed to reduce low value practice

Pam Johnson (Hopkins), Amit Pahwa (Johns Hopkins Hospital), Lenny Feldman (Johns Hopkins Hospital), Michael Borowitz (Johns Hopkins Hospital), Trushar Dungarani (Howard County General Hospital), Clare...