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10th Annual Quality Summit - Poster Session Abstracts


 

These abstracts highlight best practices from around the state of Ohio, and we thank them for their commitment to quality and their willingness to share.


REDUCING HARM

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Mercy Health West Hospital Vicki Wright, RN, BSN, CIC “Reduction in Healthcare – Associated Clostridium difficile
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Gloria Letostak, BA, RN, CPHQ, CPPS “Worn Mattress Covers: Mattress Pose a Risk of Contamination and Infection”
Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital Janie Wheeler, RN, ADN “Interactive Children’s Stroke Program Yields High Proficiency Score 6 Months Post Program”
Riverside Methodist Hospital Jaclyn Carr, BSN, RN, PCCN
Christin Gordon, RN, BSN/BA
Steve Potkrajac, BS
Crystal Morris, MT (ASCP)
“Targeted Falls Reduction Bundle”
Genesis Healthcare System Sherry Whaley, RN, BSN
Michele Twiggs, RN, BSN
Beth Lanham, RN, BSN, MBA
“How Long Can You Go?  Optimizing Inpatient Glycemic Management”
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Brenna Sheeley, BSN, RN, CCRN “The Process and Benefits of Reducing the Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI) Rate in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU)”
Summa Health System Barberton Barbara Leeder, BSN, RN
Terry Rueckert, BSN, MBA, RN
“Central Line Management Look Out CLABSI-You’re Going Down! Targeted Surveillance, Observations, and Increased Accountability!”
Mount Carmel Health System Judith Hirschfeld, MSA, BS
Darrell Spurlock, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Daniel Abbey, RN
Andrea Light, RN
“Insights and Lessons Learned From A 12 Session Tai Chi Training Intervention”
Mount Carmel Health System Brad McCleary, BS
Kate Savage-Ralph, BS
Michelle Tiberio, BS
“CLABSI Reduction in ICU’s”
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Shilpa Sangvai, MD
Janelle Tighe, MBA
Jennifer Tinto, RN, BSN
Brent Barkett, MBA, CLSSBB
Michael Rinke, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Rice-Conboy, MS
“Reducing Adolescent Depression Diagnostic Errors”
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Kim Kalo, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, OCN
Dianna Copley, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN
Patrick Burke, MPH, CIC
 
Reducing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Through Nurse-Led Interdisciplinary Rounds”
 
 
 

HEALTHCARE WORKER SAFETY

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Gloria Letostak, BA, RN, CPHQ, CPPS “Workplace Violence in the Adult Emergency Department”
Pomerene Hospital Tara Martin
Nicole Kolacz, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC
“Creating a Successful Hospital Wellness Program”
Pomerene Hospital Heather Martell, RN “12-Hour Shifts: Impact on Fatigue and Sleep Quality”
 

SEPSIS

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Ohio State University Medical Center Connie McCarthy, BSN, CCRN, RN-BC
Mary Wightman, MAOM
“Excellence in Sepsis Care”
Western Reserve Hospital Beth Rohrer, MSN, BSN, RN, CPHQ
Megan Bickett, BSN, RN
Charles Fuenning, MD, Chief Medical Officer
“Improving Nursing Care of the Septic Patient”
 

REDUCING READMISSIONS


Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Grady Memorial Hospital Jan Baldwin, RN, MSN, ACM
Doug Clark, RRT
Elaine Vogel, LISW
Bradley Harrold, MD
Simone Cullivan, RN
Kristin Langstraat
“Implementation of an Outpatient COPD Education Program”
Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center Deborah Gonot, PhD, RN;
Thomas Foti, R.Ph.
Rick Degenhart, LSW
“Reducing Readmissions by Transcending Patient Care Continuum Barriers by Leveraging a Multi-Professional Care Team”
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Nirav Vakharia, MD
Amy Merlino, MD
Cheryll Miller, RN
Anita Ullman
Colette Einloth, BA
“Electronic Discharge Readiness Tool”
Memorial Hospital of Union County Britt Cummins, MS, RPh
Jennifer Sabatino, PharmD, RPh
Jennifer Forbush, MS, CNP
Craig Baker, PharmD, RPh
Jamie Bailey, PharmD, RPh
“Clinical and Financial Outcomes for Multidisciplinary Transitions of Care Clinic”
Memorial Hospital of Union County Britt Cummins, MS, RPh
Jennifer Sabatino, PharmD, RPh
Jennifer Forbush, MS, CNP
Craig Baker, PharmD, RPh
Jamie Bailey, PharmD, RPh
“Clinical and Financial Outcomes for Multidisciplinary Heart Failure Clinic – 2 Years of Experience”
 
 
 

CULTURE OF SAFETY

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Mount Carmel Health System Nichole Qualls, JD, Accreditation Specialist “Partners in Reporting: Making the Connection between Risk Management and GME”
Southern Ohio Medical Center Angie Hodge, DNP, RN, CAN-BC, CEN, CHEP, EMT-P, SANE
Lora Dement, BSN, RN, CPHRM
“Community Coordinated Active Shooter Functional Exercise”
Cleveland Clinic Jessica Donato, MD
Rachel Hipp, PharmD
Samuel Wiles, MD
Kay Tucker
Rachel White
“Multidisciplinary Huddle Improves Admission Medication Reconciliation Completion and Accuracy”
St. Luke's Hospital Kristen Tennant, BSN, RN
Stephanie Remington, RN
 Shaundra Ford, BSN,RN
“Correct Line Every Time: Collaborative Team Effort Enhances Vascular Access Quality and Safety”
Marietta Memorial Hospital Jennifer Meek, MSN, RN
Michelle Brown, MSN, RN
Sherri Weekley, BSN, RN
Terri Adams, MSN, RN
“Investing in a Culture of Safety”
 
 

ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Union Hospital Pamela Swarny, Director of Pharmacy “Results of Effective Antibiotic Stewardship in a Community Hospital”
 
 

DISPARITIES

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Mount Carmel West Ami Peacock, MS, LISW-S, Social Work
Brian Pierson, MSN, RN, EMT, Regional Director
“Developing Health and Wellness Programs for Vulnerable Communities: Mount Carmel Healthy Living Center”
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Rachel Stulock, PharmD
Michael Wells, BS
Cindy Norwood
Carl Tyler, MD, MSc, ABFP, CAQ-Geriatrics
“A Health System Level Intervention to Improve the Quality of Primary Care Provided to Adults with Down Syndrome”
Ohio STate University Wexner Medical Center Lisa Graham, MSN, RN, RN-BC
Taylor Fisher, RHIA
Kristen Johnson, MHA
Doris Garnett, MS, RN, OCN
Rhonda Nilsson, MSN, RN, ACM
 Kerri Walker, BSN, RN, ACM
“Complex Special Populations: Development of a Hospital-Based Ambulatory Care Management Program to Managed Cancer Patients”
Nationwide Children's Hospital Brent Barkett, MBA, LSSBB
Pamela Moss-Samuelson, MSW, LISW
Jennifer Erickson, MSW, LSW
Brennan Dias
Jenelle Tighe, MBA
Jack Kopechek, MD
“Improving Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures for the Diagnosis of ADHD”
 

MATERNAL/CHILD

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Mount Carmel Health System Deborah Love, RN, MSN/MHA
Amy Dietz, RN, MSN
Kristen Saddler, RN
“Improving Maternal and Fetal Outcomes through Second Stage Labor Management”
Mount Carmel Health System Andrea Warren, MS
Amy Dietz, MSN
“Maternal Cardiac Arrest: Improving Practice Through In Situ Simulation”
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Richard McClead, Jr., MD, MHA;
Jim Gallup, MBA;
James Dail, MBA, CLSSBB;
Sara Denny, MD, FAAP
Julia Lloyd, MD
Kristina Reber, MD
Jane Goleman, MD
Gail Bagwell, DNP, APRN, CNS
Jamie Macklin, MD
“Hospital System-Wide Safe Sleep Collaborative to Reduce Infant Mortality”
 
 

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Grant Medical Center Richard Williams, RPh, MS
Dustin Dickerson, RPh, PharmD
“A Continual Process Improvement Team (CPIT) in a Pharmacist-Run Hospital Ambulatory Anticoagulation Clinic”
Marietta Memorial Hospital Jennifer Meek, MSN, RN
Michelle Brown, MSN, RN
Sherri Weekley, BSN, RN
Terri Adams, MSN, RN
“Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)”
Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital Drew Miller, MHA
Colleen Szymanski, LEED AP
Jody Myers
“Creating A Localized Equipment Distribution Center”
Pomerene Hospital Karie Mumau “A Lab Performance Improvement Project – Flu Swabs”
Pomerene Hospital Kimberly Miller, MSN, RN “A Performance Improvement Project: Monitoring Duramorph”
Southern Ohio Medical Center Tiffany Shope, BSN,RN, CPHRM
Lora Dement, BSN, RN, CPHRM
Jacqueline Knauff, BSN, RN, CAPA
“Clinical Decision Support for the Surgical Management of Substance Abuse Patients With or Without the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use”
Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital Corey Enders, RPh
Karen Blair, BSN, RN
“Therapeutic Duplications: Duplications”
The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital Amanda Samijlenko, MBA, MPM, SSBB
Amanda Hrnicek, MBA, LBBH
Kelly Lehmkuhl, BSN, OCN, RN
“HTC Clinic Workflow Efficiency – Utilizing A Team Based Approach to Create Clinic Zones and Standardized Workflow”
Memorial Hospital of Union County Frank Krivanek, PharmD, MS
Matthew Ferrell, PharmD
Jeannie Kim, PharmD
Chris Detwiler, PharmD
Tom Straley, RPh
Britt Cummins, RPh, MS
“Process Changes to Decrease Reconstitution Time of Dantrolene During Malignant Hyperthermia Codes”
University of Cincinnati Medical Center Courtney Hamilton, DNP, MSN, RN
Missy Nurre, NNP, RN
Anne McIntosh
Charlotte Pearson, MSN, RN
“Implementation of the Education and Sleep Environment (EASE) Project”
UC Health Tara Sand, RN
Randy Rizzo, BSN, RN
“Visually Estimated Versus Quantified Blood Loss”
Christ Hospital Debra Campbell, BSN, RN, CPHQ
Mare Stevie, MS, RN
“Develop Your Custom Real-Time Nursing Scorecard By Utilizing Multiple Data Sources for Process and Outcome Metrics”
Christ Hospital Pamela VanSant
Jenny Martin, RN, MSN
“Monitoring Institutional Quality Data in the Transition to Value-Based Care”
 
 

PATIENT & FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital Drew Miller, MHA
Amanda Hrnicek, MBA
“Development of a Bereavement Services Program”
Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital David Streem, MD
Megan Nelson, BSN, RN, HACP
Brandon Hamm, MD
Denise Graham, COTA, CDCA
Amy Kathe, PCC-S, LICDC
Connie Robinson, MPA, MA, BA, LICDC-CS
“Meaningful and Effective Spirituality Programming in Outpatient Addiction Treatment”
 
 

LEADERSHIP

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Pomerene Hospital Kim Croft, BA, RN “Emerging Leaders – Growing Our Own”
Pomerene Hospital Dana Riffel
Nicole Kolacz, DNP, MBA, RN, NE_BC
“Creating a Nurse Residency Program”
University of Cincinnati Medical Center Jill Hickman, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Nancy Brown, BSN, RN, CWOCN-ET
Meg Lewis, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Bonnie Sullivan, BA, AND, RN, CCRN
Lynn Downing, BSN, RN
Erica Hamilton, RN
“Nursing Leadership, Partnering With Wound Care Nurses and Skin Champions Decreases Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries In a Surgical Intensive Care Unit”
Fisher-Titus Medical Center Teri Day
Julie Fisher
“From Zero to Hero, How Are We Getting There?”
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Janet Pier, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Angela K. McMahan, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Dena R. Brown, MSN, RN, CMSRN
“Together We Stand, Divided We Fall: Nursing Leadership Collaboration with Staff to Reduce Falls and Promote a Culture of Safety”
 

 READMISSIONS

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Southwest General Hospital Kailey Stough, PharmD
Laura Stasiak, PharmD
“Implementation of Asthma Rescue Kits and Follow-up Clinic to Reduce Emergency Department Readmissions”
Summa Health System Amy E. Johnson “Transitioning with Excellence – a multidisciplinary discharge and transition improvement project”
 
  

PATIENT EXPERIENCE

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital Amanda Samijlenko, MBA, MPM, SSBB
Penny Moore, MSN, RN, OCN, NEA-BC
“Exam Clinic to Chemotherapy Care Coordination – “Working as a Multidisciplinary Team to Create an Exceptional Patient Experience”
Memorial Hospital of Union County Kenneth McHattie
Amy Stephens, RN, MBA
“Delivering Exceptional Patient Experience”

 IMPROVING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE


Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Pomerene Hospital Jan Fuchs, PhD
Nicole Kolacz, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC
“Sustaining a Patient Satisfaction Improvement Initiative”

 
GENERAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROCESSESS

 
Hospital Presenters & Authors Poster Title
Pomerene Hospital Jim Valentine, RCP
Fran Lauriha, RN
Julia Klink, RN
“MRSA Quality Improvement Project”
Pomerene Hospital Dima Hassan, MS, RDN, LD;
Jan Fuchs, Ph.D.
“Dietary Services: A Quality Performance Improvement Effort”
Pomerene Hospital Fran Lauriha, BSN, RN, CEN
J. Craig Miller, MS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
“A Pre-Admission Testing Lean Project”
 
 

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