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News Article(s) tagged #pip-spotlight


March 23, 2020 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Decreasing Wait Times for Patients in an Outpatient Clinic

March’s Practice Improvement Project (PIP) Spotlight was submitted by Jacalyn Kawiecki, MD. Dr. Kawiecki implemented new tools to manage pre-appointments and analyze patient wait time in order to improve the patient clinic experience.

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February 19, 2020 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Decreasing the Rate of Transfers From a Rehabilitation Hospital to Acute Care

February’s Practice Improvement Project (PIP) Spotlight was submitted by both Robert Wilder, MD, and Alan Alfano, MD. Dr. Wilder and Dr. Alfano’s project examined the rate of acute care transfers at their rehabilitation hospital and focused on improving procedures to decrease the number of patients who needed to be transferred.

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January 21, 2020 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Improving Hand-Off Procedures to Decrease Rapid Response Occurrences After Inpatient Rehabilitation Admission

January’s Practice Improvement Project (PIP) Spotlight was submitted by Lauren Shapiro, MD. Dr. Shapiro’s project focused on implementing safety procedures to decrease the number of rapid responses at her inpatient rehabilitation facility.

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December 13, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Implementing Tracking Procedures and Education to Decrease Health Risks of Overweight Patients

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Patricia Hong, MD. Dr. Hong implemented counseling and education on healthy living tactics and weight management in an effort to improve the health of her patients.

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November 13, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Decreasing Pharmacy-Related Expenditures Without Impacting Patient Care

November’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Jeffrey Cheng, MD. Dr. Cheng submitted this PIP completed during his residency in order to bank credit for his future MOC requirements. The project focused on decreasing inpatient pharmacy-related expenditures.

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October 30, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Implementing Charting Tools to Improve Compliance Rates for State Health Department Audits Regarding Opioid Prescriptions

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Casey O’Donnell, DO. Dr. O’Donnell wanted to improve compliance rates for Florida State Department of Health audits at his state-registered pain management clinic.

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September 30, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Reducing the Rate of Acute Readmissions in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

September’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Brittni Micham, MD. Dr. Micham submitted this PIP completed during her residency in order to bank credit for her future MOC requirements. The project focused on reducing the number of readmissions from inpatient rehabilitation back to acute care.

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August 20, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Improving Patient Wait Times in an Outpatient Setting

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Jerry Chuang, MD. Dr. Chuang and his staff identified the underlying causes of patient wait time at their outpatient rehabilitation clinic with the goal of reducing the time patients waited to be seen.

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July 19, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Educating Family Caregivers to Decrease the Rate of Falls in an Inpatient Setting

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Meilani Mapa, MD. Dr. Mapa wanted to implement training for family members of rehabilitation patients in an inpatient setting in order to decrease the rate of falls.

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June 20, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Implementing Assessment Tools to Identify Patients at Risk of Opioid Addiction

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Anthony Reeve, MD. Dr. Reeve wanted to implement the Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain – Revised (SOAPP-R) early screening practice to identify patients at risk for opioid addition.

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