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Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Home 2018 Abstracts Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Population-Based Outcomes and Costs Assessment Comparing Radical Cystectomy With Trimodal Therapy...

Stephen Williams (UTMB), preston kerr (UTMB), Yong Shan (UTMB), Usama Jazzar (UTMB), Hemalkumar Mehta (UTMB), Jacques Baillargeon (UTMB), Jinhai Huo (University of Florida), Sapna Kaul (UTMB),...

Reducing Clostridium Difficile Infection Rates by Reducing the Duration of Fluoroquinolones

Steven Allen (Grand Strand Medical Center), Andrew Mangano (Grand Strand Medical Center), Hajra Awwab (Grand Strand Medical Center), Mohamed Faris (Grand Strand Medical Center) Background Clostridium difficile...

A Retrospective Review of Short-Term Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Use in...

Kshitij Thakur (Crozer-Chester Medical Center), Qalb Khan (Capital Health), Naveed Jan (Crozer), FNU Aparna (Crozer-Chester Medical Center), Jian Liang Tan (Crozer-Chester Medical Center), Fnu Anshul...

Standardizing Use of Albumin in Large Volume Paracentesis

Shelby Anderson (Parkland Health and Hospital System), Julian Mccreary (Parkland Health and Hospital System), Kristin S. Alvarez (Parkland Health and Hospital System), Deepak Agrawal (University...

Antibiotic Stewardship: Defining a True Penicillin Allergy

Alexandra Lucas (Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine), John Orr (Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine), James Palma-D'Souza (Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine), Hannah Snyder (Geisinger Commonwealth...

Reducing Inappropriate Rasburicase Use to Promote High-value Care

Komal Patel (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX;), Arjun Gupta (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX;), Eileen Marley (Parkland Health and...

Reducing Inappropriate IV Potassium Use: A Multimodal Quality Improvement Project

Brian Grundy (Dell Medical School at The University of Texas, Austin), Richard Bottner (Dell Medical School at The University of Texas, Austin), Danish Mirza (Dell...

Appropriate selection of PICC and Midline Catheters with New Vascular Access...

Anisha Ganguly (University Texas Southwestern Medical School), Muthusamy Anandkumar (Parkland Health and Hospital System), Deepak Agrawal (University Texas Southwestern Medical Center), Norman Mang (Parkland Health...

ITP: Keeping Dime-Sized Bruises From Turning Into Large Hospital Bills

Matthew Schefft (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine) Background Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a common condition treated by hematologists that is rarely associated with clinically significant...

Development of a Clinical Decision Support Model using Systems Engineering Methods...

Matthew Johnson (Michigan Medicine), Katie Schwalm (Michigan Medicine), Robert Chang (Michigan Medicine), Christopher Petrilli (Michigan Medicine) Background Clinical decision-making is a nuanced process that relies on gathering...