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Summit Entries 2022

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

Ashlee Roybal, MD; Allyson Bias, MD; Madison Anderson, MD; Elizabeth Endicott, MD

MH Pediatrics

A Quality Improvement Project to Increase Pediatric Resident Comfort with Interviewing LGBTQ+ Youth

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Mallory Morris, MD; Mark Peterson, MD; Kelly Melvin, MD; Kristina Melvin, MD

MH Psychiatry

An examination of risk factors contributing to suicidal behavior, need for psychiatric hospitalization, and re-attempt

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Hannah Leport, PGY1; John Apgar, MD; Thomas Burdon, MD; John McLaughlin, MS3; Carolyn Curtis, MD; Courtney Wellman, MD

MH Family Medicine

Analyzing and improving the quality of patient care and communication within the interdisciplinary team with utilization of a modified IPASS process during morning rounds.

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

MH Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology

Barriers to timely referral of patients with terminal cancer to hospice care

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Christina Arcand, Jamie Anderson, Pranav Balakrishnan, Gerard Giangrosso, William Harrity, Timothy Kocher, Armein Rahimpour

MH Surgery

Can Five Minutes Improve Intern Wellness/Burnout?

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Leesah Al-Qawasmi, MD; Brittanu Gilbert, DO; Noor Ul Ann Rabbani, MD

MH Internal Medicine

Code Status Confusion: Effective Discussions About Goals of Care

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Swaroopa Pulivarthi, MD; Jonathan Hanson, MD; Salman Assad, MD; Ashar Farooqi, MD; Justin Nolte, MD

MH Neurology

Comparison of Labs Ordered by Marshall Neurology to Three Outside Laboratories

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Danielle Harris, PGY2; Grant Khaley, Yuki Makao, Yosuke Sakurai

MH Surgery

Eating Habits and Resident Burnout

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

MH Surgery

Educating Surgical Residents on Anticoagulant Management for Endoscopic Procedures

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J Bange, MD; M Aguirre, DO; G Brown, MD; D Demick, MD; JL Newman, MD; A Puckett, MD; J Shumac, DO; A Thorp, MD; DS Murphy, MD

MH Psychiatry and Neurology

Electronic Medical Record Tool for Delirium Work-Up Guidance

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Benjamin Wainblat, MD; Sam Wright, Pharm D; Tammy Lowe, RN; Jessica, PSR); W. Mitch Shaver, MD; Adrienne Mays, MD; Tammy Bannister, MD; Chuck Clements, MD; Adam M. Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Winner of the Outstanding Resident QI Award

Enhancing Office Culture through Collaboration with Nursing, PSRs, and Pharmacy: a multidisciplinary quality improvement project

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John Apgar, DO; Olivia Cox, DO; Sydney Shepherd, MS IV; Carolyn Curtis, MD; Courtney Wellman, MD;  Paris Johnson, MPH; Adam M. Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Winner of the Outstanding Resident Patient Safety Award

Enhancing the Rates of Advance Directives – a resident led safety QI project

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

MH Surgery

ICU Protocol for the Treatment of Pain, Agitation and Delirium for Patients on Mechanical Ventilation

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Tanner Gilbert, DO; Willie Kimler, MS II; Blue Cremeans, MS IV; Tammy Wilson, MD; Robert Hall, MD; Adrienne Mays, MD; Paris Johnson, MPH; Adam M. Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Runner Up for the Outstanding Resident Patient Safety Award and for the Outstanding Resident QI Award

Impacting Patient Perception of Communication within a Patient Centered Medical Home: A multidisciplinary QI project

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Allison Fisher, PharmD, BCCCP; Brandy Brown, PharmD; Melissa Farrow, CPhT; Robert Craft, CPhT; Stephanie Baker Justice, PharmD, BCPS

CHH

Implementation of Medical History Intake Specialists within the Emergency Department of Cabell Huntington Hospital

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Amy Smith, MD; Meghan Anderson, MD; Adam Young, MD; Niccia diTrapano, MD

MH Obstetrics/Gynecology

Improving Cost Effectiveness by Decreasing Placenta Pathology Burden

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Michael Amos, MD; Deena Dahshan, MS IV; Erick Bevil; Jessa Dingess, MSW; Samantha Grabo-Wright, PharmD; Paris Johnson, MPH; Kathyrn Bell, MD; Tammy Bannister, MD; Clinton Brown, PhD; Adam M. Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Improving Diabetic Care of Patients in Rural Residency Programs – a multidisciplinary quality improvement project

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Ebubechukwu Ezeh, Britany Messer, Xiaolang Wang, Mansoor Kanaan, Ellen Thompson, Desimmie Belete, Esiemoghie Akhigbe 

MH Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Improving Hypertension Outcomes in Rural Appalachia: A 6-Month Report From a Pharmacist-Run Hypertension Clinic in an Appalachian University Teaching Hospital

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Saschi Brahmbhatt, BDS; Paul Spradlin DMD; Kinjal Patel BDS; Raj Khanna MD; Bobbi Steele-Muto MPH

MH Dental

Improving Patient Care By Addressing Health Literacy Barriers

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Bhavana Vemula, MD; Omolola Olajide, MD; Juman Takeddin, MD

MH Endocrinology

Improving Patient education on Diabetes Mellitus

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Paul Ramey, DO; Antony Valentine, DO

Holzer

Improving Prevention of Influenza Transmission via Masking and Social Distancing

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Thomas Burdon, MD; Zach Runyon, DO; Matthew Curry, MD; Sam Grabo-Wright, PhamD; Adam M. Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Winner of the Integrated/Sustainable QI Project

Improving Proton Pump Inhibitor Stewardship within a Provider Based Clinic – multidisciplinary QI Safety project

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Andrew Brown, DO; Kasey Stickler, MD, CAQSM; David Rupp, MD, CAQSM; John Roth, MS-III; Adam Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Improving Radiologic Time-to-Test Turnaround for Patients in a Non-Sports Medicine Facility – a fellow led multidisciplinary QI project

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Brandi Holthaus, MD; Patricia Tran, MD; Lauren Tufts, MD; Francesca Giovannone, MD; Deborah Preston Bs-CCRC; Jennifer Gerlach, MD; Audra Pritt, MD

MH Pediatrics

Improving Resident and Faculty Satisfaction and Educational Opportunities with Morning Report

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William Fravel, MD; Andrew Fontaine, MD; Syed Ali Adil, ND; Tyag Patel, MD; Matthew Bullock, DO, MPT; James Day, MD, PhD

MH Orthopedics

Improving Rural Patient Attitudes Towards Resident Participation in Orthopedic Surgery

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FNU Komal, MD; Omolola Olajide, MD

MH Endocrinology

Improving the accessibility of continuous glucose monitoring in patients with Diabetes Mellitus (QI Study)

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Madhulika Urella MD; Jai Khatri, MD; Khurram Anwar, MD; Adarsh Sidda, MD; Vivek Yadala,MD; Noman Khan, MD; Maria Tirona, MD

MH Hematology/Oncology

 Improving the Adherence to standard for care with Durvalumab and assessing the barriers in the treatment of irresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer: a single institution

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Lauren Tufts, MD; Zachary Higginbothan, DO; William Rasmussen, MD; Ashley Litchfield, MD; Susan Fletcher, MD

MH Pediatrics

Increasing Trainee Utilization of Ultrasound Guidance in Pediatric Peripheral IV Insertion

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Mark Castle, MS4; Mariah Morris, MS3; Tamara Murphy, MD; Scott Murphy, MD

MH Psychiatry

Interventions Offered to Patients with Opioid Use Disorder on Discharge Following Psychiatric Hospitalization

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Laurel Thomas, Kate Billups, Jordan Needens, Melissa Nehls, David Chaffin, Jesse Cottrell

MH Obstetrics/Gynecology

Length of Hospital Stay Using Rapid Buprenorphine Conversion Protocol in Pregnancy

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

MU Surgery

MU Surgery Bariatric Patient Education QI Project

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Hisham Hirzallah, MD, Kanan Mansoor, MD, Rameez Sayyed, MD

MH Cardiology

Prasugrel Inappropriate Use in Patients Post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). A Single Center Study

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Benjamin Dao, Jason Mader

MH Cardiology

Pre- and Post-Cardiac Cath Hydration Protocol: Reducing Contrast Associated AKI with Volume Estimation and Expansion

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Nadew Simone, MD, MPH; Carlos Rueda, MD

MH Cardiology

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: IMPACT OF STANDARDIZED CARDIOLOGY H&P AND CONSULT TEMPLATE

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Ashlee Roybal, MD; Brandi Holthaus, MD; Corinne Myers, LSW; Deborah L Preston,Bs-CCRC; Andrea Lauffer, MD

MH Pediatrics

Reducing Hospitalization of Neonates with Hyperbilirubinemia by Utilizing Biliblankets in the Outpatient Setting

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Amber Wright, MD; Britt Day, MD; Chelsea Nelson, MD; Katherine Addicott, MD, Jessica Buerck, MD

MH Obstetrics and Gynecology

Resident Education to Improve Counseling on Breastfeeding: a QI Project

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Mackenzie Hamilton, DO; Noah John Poznanski, MD; Amro Daoud, MD; Yasmeen Obeidat, MD; Ahmed Mahdi, MD

MH Internal Medicine

SIDBI by Bedside Protocol

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Adarsh Sidda MD; Layana Biglow MD; Mahmoud Abdallah MD; Gurusidda Manu MD; Maria Tirona MD

MH Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine

Significant discordance between clinical and pathological staging in early stage HER2+ and TNBC treated with upfront surgery

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Jessica Haas, RN, MSN, C-ONQS; Ginny Maynard, RN; Lori Blackburn, RN, BSN; Kelly Putney, RN, BSN, RNC-NIC; Karen Lewis, RN, RNC-NICU; Kerri Blankenship, RN, RNC-NIC; Mary Anne Barrier, RN, BSN, CBIC; Kathy Mullins, RN, MSN, CBIC; Lisa Hoffman, RN, MSN, APRN-NNP-BC; Rebecca Barnett, DO; Luke Damron, MD; Cindy Massey, MD; Joseph Werthammer, MD; Bobby Miller, MD

CHH

Winner of the CHH Outstanding Patient Safety Award

Take a Number!   A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a  Success story for obtaining and maintaining a six year reduction in CLABSI Infections in a regional level 3 academic  NICU in southern, West Virginia.  A role model to other NICU's across the nation

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John Apgar, DO; Morgan Stickler, MD; Camille Slash; Tammy Wilson, PSR; Tammy Lowe, RN; Samantha Wright, PharmD; Jessa Dingess, MSW; Brandon Kelley, IT; Adam Cremeans, IT; Natavoot ‘Nick’ Chongswatdi, MD; David Rupp, MD; Judy Watters Adam M. Franks, MD; Stephen M. Petrany, MD

MH Family Medicine

Winner of the CMO's Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Project Vice Dean’s Award

THE BROOKLYN PROJECT: improving the efficiency of CERNER through a multidisciplinary QI method

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Thaddeus Martin, MS II; Jacob Lyons, DO; Jim Becker, MD; Tammy Lowe, RN; Jessica Dingess, MSW; Samantha Wright Pharm D; Paris Johnson, MPH; Adam M. Franks, MD

MH Family Medicine

Winner of the Outstanding Medical Student QI Award

Treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder through Clinical and Psychological Modalities: a multidisciplinary quality improvement process

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Milad Modarresi, MD; Noor Ul Ann Rabbani, MD; Mahmoud Masoudi, MBBS; Kyle Smith, MD; Joseph Barbera, MD; Amy Caldwell, RN; Stephen Roy, MD

MH Internal Medicine

Work Flow Improvement in the Ambulatory Clinic

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