News Article(s) tagged #qi-spotlight

March 18, 2022 - CC

QI Spotlight: Communicating Patient Anticoagulation Status to Ensure Safety

The March QI Project Spotlight was submitted by Paul Satia, MD. Dr. Satia used his project to improve patient safety by ensuring the anticoagulation status of a patient was known before procedures. Click to read Dr. Satia's full project!

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February 21, 2022 - CC

QI Spotlight: Changing Processes and Procedures to Decrease Wait Times for Epidural Steroid Injections

Linda Choe, MD, and Wes Wiltse, DO, submitted the February QI project feature with a project focused on improving efficiency and decreasing wait times for epidural steroid injections in their interventional PM&R spine clinic. Click to read their project and results!

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January 17, 2022 - CC

QI Spotlight: Preparing Patients and Families for Discharge

Valerie Brooke, MD, is the January QI Project feature. For her project, Dr. Brooke focused on improving the process of patient discharge to help patients and their families feel comfortable transitioning back to their homes and communities after their rehabilitation stay. Click to read her full project and results!

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December 16, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Increasing Discussion of Dementia Risk Factors with TBI Patients

Randel Swanson, DO, PhD, submitted the December QI Project Spotlight feature. His project focused on increasing discussions of mCVRFs (modifiable cardiovascular risk factors) with patients who have suffered a TBI (traumatic brain injury) exposure. Click to read the full project!

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October 26, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Reducing Urinary Incontinence to Improve Patient Quality of Life

Dr. Meghan Magill submitted the October QI Project Spotlight on improving care for urinary incontinence patients. Click to read her project!

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September 21, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Measuring Muscle Loss in Stroke Survivors with Spasticity

Sheng Li, MD, PhD, submitted this month's QI Project Spotlight. Dr. Li's project focused on improving the quality of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to accurately measure muscle loss in post-stroke patients. Click to read the full project!

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August 20, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Providing Quality VA Pain Care By Decreasing Wait Times

The August QI Project feature was submitted by Devon Shuchman, MD. Dr. Shuchman and her team in the Ann Arbor VA Health System completed this project with the goal of improving care for veterans with quicker access to pain care procedures. Click to read Dr. Shuchman's project!

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July 13, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Assessing Patients With Back Pain in a Resident-Run Clinic

The July QI project was submitted by Alexandra Samas, DO. Dr. Samas completed her project during her residency at Stony Brook University, and used her QI project to better evaluate patients with lower back pain using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) survey. Click to read her full project and how she achieved her goal!

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June 08, 2021 - CC

QI Project: Create a Submittable Account to Complete Your Project

The new QI project submission platform has launched! Click to read how to create a Submittable account and navigate the platform.

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June 08, 2021 - CC

Just Launched: New QI Project Topics and Submission Platform

The ABPMR recently upgraded the QI (Quality Improvement) project submission platform to provide a better user experience in completing, submitting, and reviewing QI projects. Additionally, 12 new project topics have been added. Click to read summaries of the new topics.

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