2009 Conference Track C: Health Care Quality and Safety

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Experience in Improving Health Care Decision-Making With Health IT: Impacts on Quality and Safety (Session 7)

Clinical Decision Support at Partners Healthcare (PowerPoint® File, 3.8 MB; Web Version)
Blackford Middleton, Partners Healthcare

Development and Use of Ambulatory Adverse Event Trigger Tools (PowerPoint® File, 809 KB; Web Version)
Amy K. Rosen, Boston University

Experience in Improving Healthcare Decision-making with Health IT: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice (PowerPoint® File, 535 KB; Web Version)
Matthew Samore, University of Utah

GLIDES Project: GuideLines Into DEcision Support (PowerPoint® File, 15.9 MB; Web Version)
Richard Shiffman, Yale School of Medicine

Reducing Hospital-Associated Infections (HAIs) (Session 9)

Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections (PowerPoint® File, 5.6 MB; Web Version)
Don Wright, Office of Public Health and Science, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
L. Clifford McDonald, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Barry M. Straube, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
William Munier, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Research Informing Policy Informing Research: Continuous Quality Improvement and the AHRQ QI (Session 139)

AHRQ PSIs and IQIs in National Pay for Reporting (PowerPoint® File, 355 KB; Web Version)
Shaheen Halim, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Research Informing Policy Informing Research: Continuous Quality Improvement and the AHRQ QI (PowerPoint® File, 1.2 MB; Web Version)
Kathryn M. McDonald, Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

Using AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators to Improve Quality: The Stanford Hospital Experience (PowerPoint® File, 3.6 MB; Web Version)
John Morton, Stanford University

Iowa Healthcare Collaborative—Past, Present, and Future Use of AHRQ Quality Indicators (PowerPoint® File, 760 KB; Web Version)
Lance L. Roberts, Iowa Healthcare Collaborative

Trends and Disparities in Measuring Health Care Efficiency (Session 3)

NHQR Efficiency Measurement: Potentially Avoidable Hospitalization Trends & Costs (PowerPoint® File, 1.8 MB; Web Version)
Roxanne Andrews, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Hospital Readmissions: in search of potentially avoidable costs (PowerPoint® File, 797 KB; Web Version)
Bernard Friedman, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Using Stochastic Frontier Analysis to Measure Hospital Inefficiency (PowerPoint® File, 1 MB; Web Version)
Ryan Mutter, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Michael Rosko, Widener University

Advancing Safety and Quality: Supporting Patient Safety Organizations in Reducing Risks to Patients (Session 5)

Advancing Safety and Quality: Supporting Patient Safety Organizations and Reducing Risks to Patients (PowerPoint® File, 1 MB; Web Version)
Diane D. Cousins, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Amy Helwig, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
William Munier, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

A Simulation Demonstration: Keeping Today's Patients Safe While Training Tomorrow's Clinicians (Session 135)

Kerm Henriksen, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Elizabeth A. Hunt, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Joseph Lopreiato, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Vinay Nadkarni, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Mary D. Patterson, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

First Do No Harm: Ensuring the Safe and Effective Use of Health IT: A Panel Discussion (Session 109)

Best HIT Manufacturing Practices: Is Regulation Necessary? (PowerPoint® File, 288 KB; Web Version)
Robert Elson, Clinical Systems Design, LLC

Health IT and Patient Safety: ONC Context (PowerPoint® File, 729 KB; Web Version)
David R. Hunt, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

First Do No Harm: Ensuring the Safe and Effective Use of Health IT AHRQ HIT Conference (PowerPoint® File, 1 MB; Web Version)
Ross Koppel, University of Pennsylvania

First Do No Harm: Ensuring the Safe and Effective Use of Health IT (PowerPoint® File, 462 KB; Web Version)
Carla Smith, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Risk-Informed Interventions: Improving Quality and Reducing Harm (Session 10)

Risk-Informed Interventions in Community Pharmacy: Implementation and Evaluation (PowerPoint® File, 8 MB; Web Version)
Michael R. Cohen, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Judy L. Smetzer, Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Risk Reduction in Healthcare (PowerPoint® File, 1.5 MB; Web Version)
Brion Hurley, Healthcare System Solutions

Developing Research Careers Focused on Improving Health Care Quality (Session 52)

The Testing Process In Primary Care: Safety And Quality Implications For Improving Health Care (PowerPoint® File, 856 KB; Web Version)
Nancy C. Elder, University of Cincinnati

Developing a Career in Patient Safety & Quality Improvement in Ambulatory Care (PowerPoint® File, 185 KB; Web Version)
Amanda G. Kennedy, General Internal Medicine

Grace M. Kuo, University of California, San Diego

A Window Into the U.S. Health Care System: Measuring Quality and Implementing Change in Emergency Departments (Session 87)

Michael Handrigan, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Development of Emergency Department Quality Indicators (QI) (PowerPoint® File, 1.4 MB; Web Version)
Kathryn M. McDonald, Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

Measuring Quality and Implementing Change in Emergency Departments: The Urgent Matters Learning Network (UMLN) II (PowerPoint® File, 805 KB; Web Version)
Megan McHugh, Health Research and Educational Trust

Exploratory Analysis of Observation Stay (PowerPoint® File, 1.2 MB; Web Version)
Pamela Owens, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Carol Stocks, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Creating Health Information That Americans Can Understand (Session 129)

Creating Health Information That Americans Can Understand (PowerPoint® File, 720 KB; Web Version)
Cindy Brach, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Creating Audience-Centered Print Materials (PowerPoint® File, 1.4 MB; Web Version)
Kristin Carman, American Institutes for Research
Pam Dardess, American Institutes for Research
Sandy Robinson, American Institutes for Research

Improving Health Literacy Online: Lessons Learned from Iterative Design (PowerPoint® File, 5.6 MB; Web Version)
Sandra W. Hilfiker, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

How to Get Insightful and Useful Audience Input for User Friendly Tools (PowerPoint® File, 768 KB; Web Version)
Maritza E. Matheus, Matheus Marketing, LLC

Innovative Efforts for Linking Transparency, Patient Safety, and Quality of Care (Session 1)

Linking Transparency, Patient Safety, and Quality of Care (PowerPoint® File, 5.2 MB; Web Version)
Richard C. Boothman, University of Michigan Health System
Thomas H. Gallagher, University of Washington
Timothy McDonald, University of Illinois Medical Center
Eric J. Thomas, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Using Collaboratives to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI): A National Implementation Program (Session 21)

Using Collaboratives to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI): A National Implementation Program (PowerPoint® File, 2.3 MB; Web Version)
John R. Combes, Center for Healthcare Governance
Peter Pronovost, Johns Hopkins University

Overview of STOP-BSI Program (PowerPoint® File, 1.4 MB; Web Version)
Peter Pronovost, Johns Hopkins University

Risk-Informed Evaluation of Patient Safety Training Activities (Session 90)

Patient Safety Training Evaluations: Reflections on Level 4 and more... (PowerPoint® File, 346 KB; Web Version)
Eduardo Salas, University of Central Florida

Risk Informed Evaluation of Patient Safety Training (PowerPoint® File, 1.3 MB; Web Version)
Anthony D. Slonim, Carilion Clinic

Overview of AHRQ Resources to Improve Patient Safety (Session 19)

Overview of AHRQ Resources to Improve Patient Safety (PowerPoint® File, 3.6 MB; Web Version)
Jeff Brady, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
James B. Battles, Kerm Henriksen, Farah Englert, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Erin E. Hartman, University of California, San Francisco

Guide Available for Deep Vein Thrombosis (PowerPoint® File, 1 MB; Web Version)
Greg Maynard, University of California, San Diego

Measuring Improvement in Hospital Teamwork (Session 14)

Measuring Improvement in Hospital Teamwork: Diffusion of Team STEPPS in Critical Access Hospitals (PowerPoint® File, 2.7 MB; Web Version)
Mark Goodridge, Clarinda Regional Health Center
Katherine J. Jones, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Wendi Nordhausen, Chase County Community Hospital

Health Literacy in Action: Design, Development, and Measurement (Session 57)

Health Literacy in Action: Design, Development, and Measurement (PowerPoint® File, 867 KB; Web Version)
Cindy Brach, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Developing a Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit (PowerPoint® File, 2.9 MB; Web Version)
Darren DeWalt, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The CAHPS® Health Literacy Item Set (PowerPoint® File, 2.2 MB; Web Version)
Beverly A. Weidmer, RAND Corporation

A Universal Medication Schedule To Promote Patient Understanding And Use (PowerPoint® File, 1.9 MB; Web Version)
Michael S. Wolf, Northwestern University
Terry Davis, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
Ruth Parker, Emory University
Will Shrank, Harvard Medical School

Reducing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolisms: Interventions That Work (Session 11)

Reducing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolisms (VTE): Interventions That Work (PowerPoint® File, 2.6 MB; Web Version)
Denise Faulkner-Cameron, IPRO

Marcia R. Kruse, Fort Madison Community Hospital

AHRQ/QIO Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention in the Hospital (PowerPoint® File, 720 KB; Web Version)
Greg Maynard, University of California, San Diego

Advancing Safety and Quality: Supporting Patient Safety Organizations in Reducing Risks to Patients (Session 6)

Advancing Safety and Quality: Supporting Patient Safety Organizations and Reducing Risks to Patients (PowerPoint® File, 1 MB; Web Version)
Diane D. Cousins, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Amy Helwig, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
William Munier, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

A Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) as an Intervention Strategy (Session 103)

Keystone Surgery: Improving Perioperative Care in Michigan (PowerPoint® File, 4.1 MB; Web Version)
Chris George, MHA Keystone Center

The Pharmacist's Role in Quality: Is the Profession Ready? (Session 122)

The Pharmacist's Role in Quality: A PQA Demonstration Project (PowerPoint® File, 1.3 MB; Web Version)
Mark Conklin, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medication Management Measures: NQF and Beyond (PowerPoint® File, 1.4 MB; Web Version)
Harold A. Pincus, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Evaluation of Phase I Demonstrations of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PowerPoint® File, 676 KB; Web Version)
Laura T. Pizzi, Jefferson School of Population Health

Joan Sokolovsky, MedPAC

Collaboration Between Researchers and State Policymakers: A Model for Health Care Improvement (Session 131)

Collaboration Between Researchers and State Policymakers: Models for Achieving Evidence-Informed Policy (PowerPoint® File, 509 KB; Web Version)
Andrew F. Coburn, University of Southern Maine

Assessing and Addressing Antipsychotic Utilization Among Medicaid Youth: A Researcher-State Policymaker Collaboration (PowerPoint® File, 456 KB; Web Version)
Stephen Crystal, Rutgers University

Collaboration Between Researchers and State Policymakers (PowerPoint® File, 1.2 MB; Web Version)
Robert St. Peter, Kansas Health Institute

Antipsychotic Medication Use in Children and Adolescents: A Resource Guide and Workbook (PowerPoint® File, 409 KB; Web Version)
Jeffery N. Thompson, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Current as of December 2009
Internet Citation: 2009 Conference Track C: Health Care Quality and Safety. December 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2009/track-c.html