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Summit Entries 2021

Group Members and Department
Project Title Video and Q&A Link

Kasey Stickler, MD; S. Blass Morrone, MS I; Chris Lapole ATC; David Rupp MD; Charles Gilliland MD; John Jasko, MD; Bill Rollyson, MD; Adam M. Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE

Runner Up For Outstanding Resident Quality Improvement Award

Development and Management of a Comprehensive COVID-19 Program in a Division I Sports Program: a fellowship driven, multidisciplinary quality improvement project

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Deena Dahshan, MS III; Michael Amos, MD; Chuck Clements, MD; Bill Rollyson, MD; Adam M. Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE

Improving Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy: A student-Led Quality Improvement Project View The Video

Courtney Wellman, MD; Jamie Anderson, MD; John Apgar,DO; Olivia Cox, DO; Sydney Sheppard, MS III; Carolyn Curtis, MD; Bill Rollyson, MD ; Adam M. Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE

Enhancing the Rates of Advanced Care Planning Documentation in a Provider Based Clinic - A Fellow Led Multidisciplinary Q1 Project View The Video

Hannah Leport, MS IV; Andrew Brown, DO; Tammy Bannister, MD; Amy Pack, RN; Bill Rollyson, MD; Adam Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE

Winner of Outstanding Resident Quality Improvement Award

Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates for Patients of Provider Based Clinics: A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Project

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Niccia Ditrapano, MD; Katherine Redmond, DO; Jamila Ranavaya, MD; Jennie Yoost, MD

OBSTETRICS/GYNOCOLOGY, PEDIATRICS, MED/PEDS

Parent and Provider Views of Using Pharmacies for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in Adolescents View The Video

Catherine Adams, MD; Kent Rivas, DO; Mahmoud Masoudi, MBBS; Joseph Simmons, MD; Ebubechukwu Ezeh,MBBS; Jordan Mullins, DO; Stephen Roy, MD 

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Outpatient Follow-Up for Patients with SARS-CoV-2

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Lauren Tufts, MD; Casey Fitzpatrick, MD; Karen Lewis, RN; Susan Flesher, MD

PEDIATRICS

Improving Resident Attendance at Neonatal Resuscitation

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Hassaan Yasin, MD; Kemnasom Nwanwene, MD; Mahmoud Abdallah, MD; Todd Gress, MD; Maria Tirona, MD

HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

Barriers to Timely Referral of Patients with Terminal Cancer to Hospice Care: A Retrospective Review

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Raquel Giacomelli Cao, MD; Elizabeth Endicott, DO; Rabia Noor ,MD; Daniel Beals ,MD; Marie Frazier, MD; Meagan Shepherd, MD; Susan Flesher, MD

PEDIATRICS

A Mindfulness/Wellness Intervention to Decrease Burnout and Increase Empathy in Pediatric Residents

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Jordyn Thiel, DO; Jenalee Corsello, MD; Ruth Gerola, MD; Jessica Hale, DO;   Andrew  Weaver, MD; David Denning, MD

SURGERY

Reducing Sedation Associated Delirium in the Surgical ICU: Q1 Project By MU Surgery

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Mohamed Suliman, MD; Mohammad Alhousani, M.D; Abdulrahaman Katabi, M.D; Kamran Zaheer L, D.O

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Masking the Pandemic

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Erin Waddell, MD; Michelle Worthy, MD; Aaron Whiteman, MD; Adam Young, MD; Shannon Runnels, APRN; Jessica Haasb, ABA, RN, MSN; Melanie Akers, NEA-BC; Jesse
Cottrell, MD, FACOG; Scott Mitchell, MD; Marie Frazier, MD, MSFS; Bobby Miller, MD; Joseph Werthammer, MD, FAAP; Balaji Govindaswami, MD, MPH

MEDICINE/PEDIATRICS, OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY, PEDIATRICS

Winner Of CMO’s Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Project

Leading Indicators for Development of Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Team

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Kate O' Connell, DO;  Salman Assad, MD; Justin Nolte,MD; Noor Mozahem, MS4; Shane Musick,MD; Nicholas Lehman, MS4

NEUROLOGY

Retrospective Analysis for Novel Anticoagulants Dosing in A Tertiary Academic Center

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Jeffrey G. Rico II, M.D., Henry Driscoll, M.D.

ENDOCRINOLOGY

Improving Recurrent Hypoglycemia Episodes In An Inpatient Setting With Hypoglycemia Prevention

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Evan McClanahan, MS IV; Thomas Burdon, MD; Katheryn Bell, MD; Bill Rollyson, MD; Adam Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE

Utilizing the Telehealth Exception to Break Through Barriers of Healthcare Access in Rural Primary Care Settings: A Rural Quality Improvement Project

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Tariq Latif, MD; Sudha Penumala, MD; Mahmoud Abouzid, MD

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Reducing The Number of Unnecessary Phone Calls Related to Patient Allocation on the General Internal Medicine Floor

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John Apgar, DO; Reid Palmer, MBA; Judy Watters; Tammy Lowe, RN; Tammy Bannister, MD; Bill Rollyson, MD; Adam M. Franks, MD; Stephen M. Petrany, MD​

FAMILY MEDICINE

Runner Up For Vice Dean’s Award for Best Integrated/Sustainable QI Project

Development of a Regional COVID-19 Screening Program by a Family Medicine Center In Response to a Pandemic: A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Project

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Pamilpreet Malhi,MD ; Malesa Price, DO; Samantha Grabo-Wright, PharmD; Natavoot Chongswatdi, MD; Bill Rollyson, M; Adam M. Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE/ PHARMACY

Runner Up for CMO’s Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Project

Improving Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Measures through Adherence to the GOLD Criteria in a Provider Based Clinic: A resident Driven Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Project

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Gerard Giangrosso, MD; Heidi Gorbandt,MD;  Danielle Harris, MD; Grant Kahley,MD;  Yuki Nakao, MD; Armein Rahimpour, MD ; Yosuke Sakurai, MD

SURGERY

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Intern Wellness

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Shylah K. Napier DO, Chaz Arnold DO, Maggie DeBolt MD, Elizabeth Endicott DO, Susan Flesher MD

PEDIATRICS

A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Resident Preparation for Rural Practice

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Nathan Cockerill, MD; Andrew Feyh, MD; Brandon Harris, MD; Emily Vore, MD

SURGERY

Reducing Unnecessary Radiation in the Pediatric Trauma Patient, Judicial Use of CT Imaging

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Waseem Khader, DO; Jacob Lyons ,DO; Jim Becker, MD; Tammy Lowe, RN; Jessica Dinges, MSW; Samantha Wright, PharmD; Paris Johnson, MPH; Bill Rollyson,MD; Adam M. Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE/PHARMACY

Treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder Through Clinical and Psychological Modalities Within a Patient Centered Medical Home: A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Process

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Linda Njoroge, MD; Abdelrahman Aljadi, MD; Natalie LeMaster, RDCS, RDMS; Daniel Vilchez, MD

CARDIOLOGY

Appropriate Use of Transthoracic Echocardiography at Cabell Huntington Hospital

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Britt Day, MD; Chelsea Nelson, MD; Katherine Addicott, MD; and Sukhmit Kaur, MD

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY

Education on the Medication Costs of Easily Interchangeable and Frequently Ordered Medications on Labor and Delivery and the Mother Baby Unit at Cabell Huntington Hospital: A Quality Improvement Project

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Kamran Zaheer, DO; Korey Brammell,DO;  Russell Nogot, MD;  Holly Dyer, Juliana Adkins, Pedro Ottaviano

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Interventions to Reduce Pneumonia Mortality and Readmission Rates

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Luke Finley, MD; Joshua Napier, MD; Katie Salyers, MD; John Parker, MD; Georgetta Ellis, RN; Tammy Lowe, RN ;William Rollyson, MS IV Adam M. Franks, MD

FAMILY MEDICINE

Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates in Patient Centered Medical Home: A Resident-Led Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Project

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Michelle Worthy, MD ; Krista Putty, MD;; Troy Wallace, MD,; Lauren Tufts, MD,; Marie Frazier, MD; Susan Flesher, MD

MEDICINE/PEDIATRICS AND  PEDIATRICS

Winner of Vice Dean’s Award for Best Integrated/Sustainable QI Project

Improving Resident Experience During the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Rotation

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Stephanie Harter, DO; Ahmad Abu-hashyeh, MBBS

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Can Prophylactic laxatives prevent Opioid-induced constipation?

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Clare Bajamundi-Plyler, DO; Dr. Ronald Carrico Pham D

PSYCHIATRY

An Intervention to Reduce Anticholinergic Prescribing in Patients in an Outpatient Geriatric Clinic

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George Augustine Koromia, MD; Benjamin Frear, MD

CARDIOLOGY/ INTERNAL MEDICINE

Runner Up For Outstanding Resident Patient Safety Award

Improving Knowledge On The Use Of Radial Hemostasis Devices After Cardiac Catheterization

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Amro Al-Astal, MD; Christopher Lipinski, MD, MPH; Rami Batarseh, MD; Mahmoud Masoudi, MD; Abraham Titus, MD; Davinder Singh MD

PULMONARY CRITICAL CARE/ INTERNAL MEDICINE

Nurse – Physician Communication At Time of Daily Sedation Interruption Prior to Extubation Attempts

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Roberto Kenji Mitsui Akagi, MD; Nasreen BenHamed, MD; Susan Kim, MD

ENDOCRINOLOGY

Prevention of hypokalemia and hypoglycemia in patient with DKA on insulin infusion

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Thomas Adams, MD; Dominika Dziadecki, MD; Christopher Gonzalez, DO; Toufeeq Suliman, MD

SURGERY

Time to CT Scanner on Alerted Trauma Patients; Impact of Pre-Hospital Intravenous Access

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Meghan Anderson, MD; Robert Bowers, MD; Niccia Ditrapano, MD; Adam Young, MD

OBSTETRICS/GYNOCOLOGY

Ensuring Evidence Based Antibiotic Treatment for Group B Streptococcus in the Intrapartum Period

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Michael Abdelmasseh, MD; Hamza Iqbal,MD; Ellen Thompson, MD; Semeret  Munie , MD; Robert Finley, MD;  Bryan Payne, PhD; C.King ; G. Montgomery G; J Willis; V  Kadiyala ; J Sanabria

SURGERY​

Score Cards As A Surrogate Of Value Assessment For Epigastric & Umbilical Hernia Repair Procedures Over An 11-year Period At A Tertiary Medical Center.

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Michael Abdelmasseh, MD; Hamza Iqbal,MD; Ellen Thompson, MD; Semeret  Munie , MD; Robert Finley, MD;  Bryan Payne, PhD; C.King ; G. Montgomery G; J Willis; V  Kadiyala ; J Sanabria

SURGERY

Score Cards as a Surrogate for Value Evaluation of Emergency Surgical Procedures at a Health Network System Level-2 Trauma over a Decade

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Michael Abdelmasseh, MD; Hamza Iqbal,MD; Ellen Thompson, MD; Semeret  Munie , MD; Robert Finley, MD;  Bryan Payne, PhD; E. Shelton ; G. Montgomery G; J Willis; V  Kadiyala ; J Sanabria

SURGERY

Score Cards As A Surrogate For Evaluation Of Emergency Vs. Elective Colectomy Procedures At A Tertiary Health System Over A Decade

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Michael Abdelmasseh, MD; Hamza Iqbal,MD; Ellen Thompson, MD; Semeret  Munie , MD; Robert Finley, MD;  Bryan Payne, PhD; E. Shelton ; G. Montgomery G; J Willis; V  Kadiyala ; J Sanabria

SURGERY

Using ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator For Value Assessment And Cost Analyses Of Ambulatory vs Admitted Cholecystectomies At A Tertiary Medical Center Over A Decade

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Jordan Needens,MD; Emily Sloane,MD; Sydney Smith-Graham, MS; Tori Leader, Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY

Winner of Outstanding Resident Patient Safety Award

Implementation of Novel Perioperative Protocol for Reduction of Surgical Site Infections

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Hassaan Jafri, MD; Isna Khan, MD; Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD

HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, INTERNAL MEDICINE

Genetic Testing of Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer Patients in a Regional Cancer Center in Appalachia

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Jason Adams, MD; Justin Nolte, MD

NEUROLOGY

Improving Outcomes and Provider Satisfaction of Neurological Emergencies By Duplicate Chart Alert

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Jessica Haas, RN, MSN, C-ONQS, Emily Tufts, RN, MSN, Lori Blackburn, RN, BSN, Ginny Taylor Maynard RN, IBCLC

CHH

Improving Patient Safety and Nursing Retention in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit within an Acute Care Academic HealthCare Institution Using Effective Communication Boards

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Emily Stacy, RN; Laura Florence, RN

CHH

Pre-Eclampsia Management Using Multidisciplinary Approach Involving Early Recognition to Decrease Maternal Morbidity

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Taylor Riedel, Alexandria Lewis, Kara Orwig Pharm. D, Robert “Rupert” Hay, Pharm.D, BCPS, BCGP, and Tyler B. Clay, Pharm.D, BCPS

CHH

Evaluation of the Appropriateness of Antibiotic Duration at Hospital Discharge

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Jessica Haas, RN, MSN, C-ONQS, NICU, Emily Tufts, RN, MSN, NICU, Ginny Maynard, RN IBCLC NICU, Lori Blackburn, RN BSN, NICU, Talisha Franklin, RN, MSN, NTU,Michelle Wooten, BSN, CPN Peds ; Michele McMaster, RN,BSN, CCRN PICU/PEDS, Brian Mankin, RN, BSN PICU, Emily Stacy, RN, MSN, LDR/NBN, Laura Florence, RN-RNC, LDR, Johnda Ray, RN, BSN NBN,Andrea Lauffer, MD, Patricia Tran, MD , Deborah Preston, BS-CCRC

CHH

Winner Of CMO’s Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Project

Improving Safe Sleep Practices and Education Across a Multi- Disciplinary Children’s Hospital and Academic Institution to Improve Unsafe Sleep Conditions at Discharge from Inpatient Stay to Prevent SIDS in Neonates < 12 months

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Kelechukwu Okoro,MD; Sofanit Dessie, MD;  S, Fernando Aguilar, MD;  Mohamed Suliman, MD; A Sotome; Carlos Rueda Rios, MD

CARDIOLOGY/INTERNAL MEDICINE

Improving the Quality of Care in Patients with a Diagnosis of Heart Failure in a Rural Community Care Hospital

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 Ethan Stephens, DO; Arthur Huntley, DO; Umar Razzaq, DO; Valerie Westfall, Matt Mossburg, Troy D. Miller

HOLZER

Impact of PPSV23 Vaccine on Hospitalized Bacterial Pneumonia

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Katherine Billups MD, Amanda Pauley MD, Ally Roy MD

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY

Antepartum Tdap Vaccination Rates Associated with Implementation of an Automatic EHR Best-Practice Alert

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Erika Maynard MD, Tiffany White DO, Kelly Melvin MD

PSYCH

The Impact of COVID-19 on Access to Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Care at an Academic Outpatient Facility in Appalachia

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Meaghan Gosciak, PharmD; Morgan Bridwell, PharmD; Raice Stevens, PharmD; Tyler B. Clay, PharmD, BCPS

SMMC, Marshall University School of Pharmacy

Winner SMMC Outstanding Quality Improvement Award

 Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of a 62% alcohol antiseptic nasal decolonization protocol

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Emily Stacy, RN; Johnda Ray, RN; Laura Florence, RN; Amanda Pauley, MD; Jennifer Brumfield, RN; Denise Gabel-Comeau

  Cabell Huntington Hospital

Winner of CHH Outstanding Patient Safety Award

Using Evidence-Based Practice &Technology to Reduce the Likelihood of Harm Related to Maternal Severe Hypertension/Preeclampsia

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