Healthcare Improvement Science

Presentations in this section focus on multiple aspects of research focusing on improvement strategies for healthcare, its systems, its strategies and policies.

The Tobacco Endgame: What would it take for a Complete Ban on Smoking? Presented by Eyal Oren, PhD, Professor, Epidemiology, Professor San Diego State University, 2/16/2023

Workflow Analysis: Are We Opening Pandora’s Box Presented By Mustafa Ozkaynak, PhD, University of Colorado, 12/2/21

The Transition from Hospital to Home Health Care: Informatics Opportunities to Support Nurse Decision Making Through Improved Health Information Technology (HIT) Presented by Pauline Sockolow, DrPH, MS, MBA, Drexel University, 8/9/19

Engineering Better Healthcare: From Stopwatches to Systems Optimization Presented by Tze Chiam, PhD, Christiana Care, 7/26/19

CANDOR: Christiana Care’s Journey to Communication and Optimal Resolution Presented by Peter Lodato, MPH. CPHQ, & Co., Christiana Care, 6/28/19

Beyond ‘Rants,’ ‘Raves,’ and ‘Reputation:’ Using Patient Comments to Improve Care Presented by Tara Lagu, MD, MPH, Baystate Health, 1/11/19

Law, Technology and End of Life Planning Presented by Joshua Rolnick, MD, JD, University of Pennsylvania, 12/14/18

Health Care Utilization by Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in Delaware Presented by Stephanie Guarino, MD, Nemours, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, 10/19/18

Lung Cancer Screening – Promises to Keep Presented by Heather Bittner Fagan, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Christiana Care, 8/24/18

Increasing Follow-Up Attendance after Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Stays: An mHealth Approach Presented by Hayley Germack, PhD, MHS, RN, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 8/17/18

Nurse Practitioners and Healthcare Delivery: A Program of Policy-focused Outcomes Research Presented by Hilary Barnes, PhD, APRN, University of Delaware, 7/20/18

RCaDES Presented by Ronald Myers, DSW, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University, 4/20/18

Healthcare Engineering – System Engineering Approach to Healthcare Presented by Yuehwern Yih, PhD, IISE Fellow, ELATE Fellow, Purdue University, 3/16/18

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