Engaging residents and fellows with the hospital community and leadership sharing ideas to improve quality and patient safety at UNMH. The symposium will host content expert lectures, interactive multidisciplinary panels, as well as showcase the ongoing quality improvement and patient safety projects at UNMH.

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Submissions from 2021

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Quality Improvement and Patient Care Symposium 2021 Program, Office for Continuous Professional Learning

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Anal Cancer Screening at Truman Health Services, Peter D. Tran and Harshdeep Babbar

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Antibiotic Use for Children in the PICU with severe viral bronchiolitis, Anjali Subbaswamy and Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez

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A provider-facing dashboard to monitor hydroxychloroquine dosing within the VA Healthcare System: the Albuquerque VA experience, Meredith Keller, David Cisneros, Kimberly Reiter, and Gabriela Schmajuk

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A Retrospective Study Tracking Patient Outcomes for the UNMH Pediatric ED Home Oxygen Pathway for Bronchiolitis Patients, Molly Johnson, Jennifer Thompson, Adinda Demske, Rachel King, Rachel Tuuri, and Kjirsten Swenson

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Burnout in Anesthesia Residency: A Quality Improvement Project, Adam Fish, Austin Flores, and Robert Fisher

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Communication in Interventional Radiology: Addressing the challenges of complexity and the impact of secure text-message communications, Aakriti Mishra, Daniel Harwood, William Schaeffer, Anna Fabre, Emily Ochmanek, Paul Vantine, Sean Biggs, and Ryan LeBaron

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Critical Communication: Improving Care Transitions for Incarcerated Patients Requiring Palliative and End-of-Life Care, L. Emily Cotter MD, MPH; Gina Lutz MD; Sara Combs MD; AO Ferguson MDiv, MA; Suzanne Stern-Brant LMSW; Esme Finlay MD; and Erin FitzGerald DO

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Enhanced Arthrocentesis of the Flexed Knee with Pneumatic Compression, Sumir Brahmbhatt, Maheswari Muruganandam, Ahsan Iqbal, David Cisneros, Adnan Kiani, Nicole Suzanne Emil, Sharon Nunez, William Hayward, Philip Band, and Wilmer Sibbitt Jr.

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Identifying Causes of Readmission at UNM Hospital, Jewel Meyer-Hagen MS3, Justine Yang MS3, Christopher Bartlett MD, Avanika Mahajan MS3, Susie Pham MS3, Ishan Shah DO, Harsh Sharma MD, Jessie Rogers MD, Brianna Muller MD, Julia Howard DO, Radha Denmark NP, Gabriel Palley MD, and Anthony Worsham MD

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Implementation of Minimal Erythema Dose Testing to Optimize Phototherapy Delivery, Catherine N. Tchanque-Fossuo, Melanie T. Garcia, Adam W. Crosby, Taylor Thomas, and Therese Holguin

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Improving pneumococcal vaccination adherence in eligible candidates over 65 years of age per USPFT guidelines at Westside Clinic, Meredith Keller, Ashley Wildman, Julia Howard, Leland Abrams, and Erika Jones

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Inpatient Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Usage at UNMH: A Pilot QI Proposal to Decrease Prescription Opioid Misuse, Sally Midani BS; Isabella Cervantes BA; Isaac Lira BS; Krista Dominguez-Salazar PharmD, PhC3; Adriana R. Carrillo PharmD; and Sergio Huerta MD

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Paracentesis Complications, Kristen Baca, Hannah Howse, Jacob Imber, Deepti Rao, and Anthony Worsham

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Patient Satisfaction While Receiving High-risk Obstetrics Care via Telemedicine During SARS-COV-2 Pandemic, Remy Link, Eliana Garcia, Rachel Ruckman, Jaquelyn Blackstone, Vivek Katukuri, and Luis Izquierdo

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Pediatric Residency Academic Rotation Improves Self-Rated Proficiency in Quality Improvement Skills, Maria Heubeck, Rebecca Craig, Taylor Ford, Lanier Lopez, Grace McCauley, and Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez

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Present Anesthesiology Practices in the Context of Patent Foramen Ovale: PFO Anesthesiology Survey, Hank M. Spellman MS, Huynh (Wendy) Nguyen MD, Ricardo Falcon MD, Tim Petersen PhD, and Codruta Soneru MD

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Providing High Reliability Care for PICU Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension: A Quality Improvement Project, Anjali Subbaswamy, Nicholas Tan, Iric Guthrie, Kelsey Fath, Cole Linzmeyer, and Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez

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Self-administered cognitive screening to monitor for cognitive side effects from outpatient electroconvulsive therapy, Peter Holguin and Christopher Abbott

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Stability of Plasma Glucose in Whole Blood Samples Collected in Sodium Fluoride Tube vs. Sodium Heparin Plasma Separator Tubes, Ryan C. Braunberger, Magen Martinez, and David G. Grenache

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The effects of a surrogate provider system for asynchronous computerized notifications of test results in a primary care resident clinic, Michael Louie, Luke Yeager, and Angela Dunn

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The Role of Comorbidities and Social Determinants of Health in Patients with COVID-19 in New Mexico, Lauren Epler, Tenzin Desel, Ariana Thompson, Samantha Paltrow-Krulwich, Susie Pham, Diamone Gathers MD, and Krystal Chan MD

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Using Smartsheet to Track, Support, and Document Resident QI Activities, Tim Petersen PhD, Laura Pinault MD, Terra Wubbenhorst MD, Jack Srouji, and Tony Yen MD

Submissions from 2020

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2020 Annual QIPS Symposium Agenda, Office for Continuous Professional Learning

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A model for improving and assessing outpatient antibiotic stewardship interventions for common upper respiratory tract infections and UTI, to improve appropriate outpatient antibiotic prescribing in order to improve patient safety, patient cost, and reduce antimicrobial resistance in accordance with the Joint Commission goal of reducing outpatient antibiotic prescriptions for 2020., Jennifer Garcia, Jasmina Demirovic, Melinda Montoya, Niraj Ganjawala, Michael Palestine, Abhishek Tomar, and William Bowen

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Can referrals to a pediatric Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) clinic be increased through provider education?, Arpita Sinha and Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez

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Co-development and execution of a group QI project to meet ACGME QIPS requirements in the Department of Pediatrics, Kelsey Fath, Lanier Lopez, Anjali Subbaswamy, Alfonso Belmonte, Rebecca Craig, Adam Cross, Anna Duran, Maria Heubeck, Stephen Lunderman, and Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez

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Colon Cancer Screening: Flu-FOBT, Kavitha Kirubanandan, Michael McKinney, William Bowen, Luis Rigales, and Theresa Gonzales

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Comparing Tdap in Pregnancy Rates Between UNM-Based Clinics: A Quality Improvement Project, Amber Lalla, Katarina Leyba, Taryn McCue, Sarah Friedburg, Jody Stonehocker, and Melissa Martinez

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CQI Project Utilizing Pre-transplant Frailty Assessment to Improve Transplant Outcomes, Rowan Al-Odat

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Development of a Tool to Qualitatively Access Impact of Customized Patient Education Materials on Patient Satisfaction During Labor and Delivery Experience, Austin Graham, Kylee Greider, Timothy Petersen, and Katherine M. Seligman

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Diagnostic Stewardship Interventions For Clostridioides Diffcile Infection, Luke A. Yeager and M E. Lacy

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Dictation Templates for Surgical Learning and Improved Operative Reporting, K Lauren Barnes

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Emergency Department Provider Satisfaction with EMS Turnover Reports in Critical Trauma Patients, Paul Ratmeyer, Zachary Potts, and Joy Crook

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Establishing new positive ranges for anti-phospholipid antibody tests based on the local population, Dennis Sosnovske, D G. Grenache, P Lowrey, D Rospopo, K Riley, R A. Marlar, and M A. Rollins-Raval

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Expanding HIV Screening in the UNMH Emergency Department, Zachary Pek, Tirajeh Saadatzadeh, Natalie Mariam Salas, Christopher G. Wilson, Charles Yaple, Carla Walraven, Preeyaporn Sarangarm, Cameron S. Crandall, Joy Crook, Dusadee Sarangarm, Amanda Stafford, Kimberly Page, and Martha L. Carvour

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Fun with control charts: Monitoring neoplastic mutation frequencies over time, Laura Toth, Teah Ruetschilling, and Devon Chabot-Richards

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Geriatric Hip Fracture Quality Initiative, K C. Helmig, C L. Shultz, S A. McArthur, R B. Blackstone, C Kurnik, M Wharton, and D H. Chafey

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Geriatric Hip Fractures: Early Results of a Multidisciplinary Approach, Edward Lu, Christopher Shultz, and Sarah Burns

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Image Quality Improvement for Panorex Imaging in a Hospital Radiology Department, Miranda J. Mares and Andrew K. Griner

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Impact of a Bundle to Prevent Hysterectomy Surgical Site Infections, Yalda Barlas, Sydney Cooper, Marisa Griego, Sarina Pollat, Amber Lalla, Madeline Palmer, Mingma Sherpa, Niharika Ravichandran, Meghan Brett, and Cara Ninivaggio

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Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway for Benign Gynecologic Surgery, Brenna McGuire, Tasha Serna Gallegos, and Kate Meriwether

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Implementation of a Shift Hand-off Tool on the VA Psychiatric Ward, Hugo Gomez Rueda, Wayles E. Haynes, Ali Nakip, Samira Khalil, and Dana Pinochotti

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Improving Recognition of Malnutrition at UNMH, Jens Langsjoen, Anthony Worsham, Alyse Raboff, and Samantha Paltrow-Krulwich

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Improving the Quality and Delivery of Substance Use Disorder Resource List, Tenzin Desel, Monica Goodman, Susie Pham, Andrew Sanchez, Madeline Starkweather, Jennifer Thompson, Eva Angeli, Leonard Noronha, Reed Otten, and Mary Lacy

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Increasing DEA-X Waiver Trained Providers through Quality Improvement, Heather Metcalf, Sam Paltrow-Krulwich, Claire Sava, Kate Stanfield, Meagen Twyeffort, Ann Morrison, Vanessa Jacobsohn, Krystal Chan, and Susarsri Prapasiri

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Increasing patient satisfaction with hospital meals through cost-effective interventions, Venus Barlas, Diane Sun, Alexandra Mang, Tomas Escalona, Matt Whicker, and Jens Langsjoen

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Longitudinal Assessments Using Validated Instruments In Myasthenia Gravis Outpatients Receiving Long-Term Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, Dennis Sosnovske, Chelsea Reyes, Margaret Prizzi, Kendall Crookston, Joseph Griggs, Lizabeth Rosenbaum, Jane Huang, Sarah Mertens, Cynthia Ornelas, Michon Santos, and Jay S. Raval

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Lost Revenue and Subsequent Documentation Improvement Strategy in the Department of Psychiatry, David Earl, Christopher Gaudiot, Elizabeth Richardson, Mario Cruz, Joshua Corbin, Donna Sigl, Leslie Montgomery, Ali Nakip, Kyle Foley, Shawn Hazlewood, Julia Nguyen, and Mauricio Tohen

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Optimizing the educational value of surgical morbidity and mortality conference, Rebecca Lynn Williams-Karnesky, Jorge Wernly, Erika Ketteler, M Tim Nelson, Jasmeet S. Paul, and John C. Russell