2014 QI Forum Posters

ABMS, in conjunction with the Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program™ (Portfolio Program) and the Pediatric Portfolio Program, hosted the first annual Forum on Organizational Quality Improvement: Fostering Best Practices and Research in Portfolio Programs and MOC on June 10-11, 2014, in Chicago. Presenters expanded the research and scholarship around quality improvement (QI) and ABMS MOC Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) activities for the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®), shared best practices across Portfolio Program sponsors, and highlighted organizational QI efforts at sponsor sites. During a poster session, 27 QI initiatives were showcased.

Using a Specialty Clinical Registry for Empowering MOC Part IV Presenter: Mary Carol Badat, MAdEd American Society of Anesthesiologists
The Effects of a Web-based Performance Improvement Initiative on Breastfeeding Initiation, Duration and Exclusivity Presenter: Jann T. Balmer, PhD, RN
Authors: Ann L. Kellams, MD; Jyoti Savla, PhD; Lisa H. Akers, MS; Tamara W. Eberly, PhD; Natasha K. Sriraman, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
A Collaborative Approach to Sustaining Interprofessional Quality Improvement Presenter: John Boothby, MSW
Authors: J. Evans; M. Feldman; J. Murphy; K. Kreutzer; J. Boothby; P. Mazmanian
Virginia Commonwealth University
ABA MOC Simulation Program Drives Practice Improvement Presenter: Amanda Burden, MD
Authors: Randolph H. Steadman, MD; Amanda R. Burden, MD; Yue Ming Huang, EdD; David M. Gaba, MD; Jeffrey B. Cooper, PhD
American Board of Anesthesiology
VON Day Quality Audits: Improvement Opportunities from 180 U.S. Collaborative Centers Presenter: Madge E. Buus-Frank, DNP, APRN-BC, FAAN
Authors: Madge E. Buus-Frank, DNP, APRN-BC, FAAN; Karla Ferrelli, BA; Kate Morrow, MS; Erika Edwards, PhD, MPH; Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH; Robert E. Schumacher, MD; Jeffrey D. Horbar, MD; Roger F. Soll, MD
Vermont Oxford Network
A M.A.P. for Improving Health Outcomes: Achieving Optimal Hypertension Control Presenter: Donna Daniel, PhD
Authors: Donna Daniel, PhD; Lisa Lubomski, PhD; Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH; Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH; Romsai Tony Boonyasai, MD, MPH; Kathryn Taylor, RN, MPH; Marsha Kaufman, MSW; Shahid Choudhry, PhD; Mavis Prall, MSJ, MS
American Medical Association
Aligning Quality Improvement and Medical Education for Effective Practice Based Learning and Improvement Presenter: Nancy Davis, PhD Association of American Medical Colleges
Online Workflows: Submitting Projects for MOC Part IV Credit Presenter: Caitlin Donohue, MSPH, CHES
Authors: Caitlin C. Donohue, MSPH, CHES; Julie M. Bryar, MS; Andrew Norden, MD, MPH; Suzanne E. Davidson, MBA; Joseph O. Jacobson, MD, M.SC; Carole K. Dalby, RN, MBA, OCN, CCRP
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Quality Improvement for the Private Practitioner: Translating Psoriasis Guidelines into Practice Performance Improvement CME Activity Presenter: Debra L. Gist, MPH, FACEHP, and Christine Presta American Academy of Dermatology
Designing the Documentation of Part IV MOC Projects to Teach QI Presenter: Van Harrison, PhD
Authors: R. V. Harrison, PhD; G. M. Greenberg, MD, MA, MHSA; C. A. Pihalja, BA
University of Michigan
Four-Year CPD/CME Journey in Maintenance of Certification Presenter: Allison Hartl
Authors: Richard Berger, MD, PhD; Catherine Roberts, MD; Barbara Baasch; Leanne Andreasen; Allison Hartl; Peggy Paulson
Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development
Enhancing Physician to Physician Communication Presenters: Jamie Hinton, MPH, ASQ CSSBB, and Rowsha LaBranche, MHA
Authors: Irwin Benuck, MD, PhD; Dolores Vitullo, MD; Rowsha LaBranche, MHA
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Implementing a Readmission Reduction Program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Presenters: Jamie Hinton, MPH, ASQ CSSBB, and Rowsha LaBranche, MHA
Authors: Denise Goodman, MD, MA; Sherri Ewing, RN, MSN, NEA-BC; Lesly Whitlow; Rowsha LaBranche, MHA
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Bridging QI Initiatives from Hospital to Community Pediatricians through MOC Presenters: Lisa Honigfeld, PhD, and Eminet Feyissa, MPH Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Development of a Quality Improvement Curriculum at an Academic Medical Center: A Partnership between a Practice Plan and a CME/CPD Department Presenter: Ginny Jacobs, MEd, MLS, CCMEP
Authors: Barbara Gold, MD; Dawn England, MPH, CPHQ; William Riley, PhD; Rodney Haas; Nick Hanson; Stepheny Ross; Ginny Jacobs, MEd, MLS, CCMEP
University of Minnesota Medical School
CMSS Societies with Active Clinical Data Registries Presenter: Norman Kahn, Jr., MD Council on Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)
Emergency Department Quality Improvement Activity: An Inventory from the American Board of Emergency Medicine Maintenance of Certification Program Presenter: Terry Kowalenko, MD
Authors: Terry Kowalenko, MD; Michael L. Carius, MD; Robert C. Korte, PhD; Michele C. Miller, BS; Earl J. Reisdorff, MD
American Board of Emergency Medicine and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Three High-Value Operational Improvements at a Large Academic Health Center Presenter: Terry Kowalenko, MD
Authors: Jeffrey Ditkoff, MD; James Ziadeh, MD; Terry Kowalenko, MD
American Board of Emergency Medicine and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
An Organizational Framework for Driving Continuous Improvement Presenter: Keith Mann, MD
Authors: L. Harte; M. Reddy; K. Mroczka; K. Mann
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
An Internal Quality Improvement Collaborative Significantly Reduces Hospital-wide Medication Error Related Adverse Drug Events Presenter: Richard McClead, MD
Authors: R. E. McClead, Jr., MD, MHA; C. Catt, RN; J. T. Davis, MD; S. Morvay, PharmD; J. Merandi, PharmD, MS; D. Lewe, RN; B. Stewart, RN; Stacy Kuehn, RN; R. J. Brilli, MD; and the Adverse Drug Event Quality Collaborative
Nationwide Children's Hospital
A Project-based Quality Improvement Course Facilitating Clinician Engagement in QI and MOC Presenter: Jan E. Patterson, MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, CPE
Authors: Jan E. Patterson, MD, MS, CCMEP, CMQ; Karen Aufdemorte, MHA; Leticia Bresnahan, MBA
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Retrospective Analysis of the MOC Part IV Portfolio Program Project, "Blood Pressure Control for People with Hypertension" Presenters and Authors: David W. Price, MD; Vallerie Kolasinski, MPH The Permanente Federation
Kaiser Permanente – Maintenance of Certification Part IV Presenters: David W. Price, MD; Vallerie Kolasinski, MPH
Authors: David W. Price, MD; Laura Brook-Bohin
The Permanente Federation
Improving Meeting Productivity Using a Concentrated Meeting Format Presenter: Mamta Reddy, MD
Authors: F. Pino; H. Parente; M. Boyd; C. Striker; K. Mann; M. Reddy
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Successful QI Strategies for Integrating Genetics into a Pediatric Primary Care Practice Presenter: Elizabeth Rice-Conboy, MS
Authors: R. Gubernick; N. Mikat-Stevens; L. Rice-Conboy; M. L. Rinke; K. Thiessen
American Academy of Pediatrics
Using Clinical Guidelines to Decrease the Incidence of Antibiotics Use for Greater than 72 Hours in Infants Born at Less Than 32 Weeks EGA Presenter and Author: Rebecca S. Rose, MD, MS Indiana University School of Medicine
Patient Empowerment Impact on the Surgical Checklist Presenter: Frank Rosinia, MD
Authors: S. Christian; A. Ananth; E. Wingo; C. Campbell; L. Webber; B. Losso; M. Henry; F. Rosinia
Tulane University