News Article(s) tagged #research


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

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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May 11, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Assessing Post-Stroke Depression Cases Using PHQ-2

The May QI Project Spotlight was submitted by Jared Olson, MD. Dr. Olson's QI project improved on the existing depression assessment by implementing PHQ (Patient Health Questionnaire)-2 in every patient encounter to ensure no cases of depression were overlooked.

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March 30, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Accurately Using Nutrition Risk Screen For All Admitted Patients

The March QI Project Spotlight was submitted by Rod Thorley, MD. Dr. Thorley addressed the Nutrition Risk Screen process in his inpatient rehabilitation hospital to eventually have all patients who were admitted screened accurately. Read his project to see how he and his team improved nutrition screening in their hospital!

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February 26, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Using Press Ganey Scores to Improve Patient Experience

The February QI project was submitted by Joseph Brooks, DO. Read his QI project to see how his inpatient rehabilitation unit increased patient likelihood to recommend to above their 75th percentile goal.

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