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 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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