CTP Cohort 5: 2017

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Jessica Burch, PharmD, BCPS, Erik Johnson, PharmD, BCACP

Project:​​ To improve patient experience

Breathing Institute Asthma Clinical Care Team  (Asthma)
Site: Children's Hospital Colorado

Team Members: Joyce Baker, MBA, RRT-NPS, AE-C, Mark Brown, MD, Paige Krack, MBA, MS, Oren Kupfer, MD, Amanda Messinger, MD, Jodi Thrasher, MSN, FNP-C, RN

Project: To improve asthma action plan accuracy

Emergency Department
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Christopher McStay, MD, Justin Oeth, RN, BSN, Stephanie DeJesus, ANM

Project: To improve patient experience

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Michael McDermott, MD, Eric Spongberg, MBA

Project: To improve access to clinic for new appointments

GI, Tumor & Endocrine Surgery
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Maria Albuja-Cruz, MD, Alicia Heelan Gladden, MD, Varenka Kraft, Tonie Moore, RN,MSOL

Project: To improve Surgical Site Infection rates

Kidney Center
Site: Children's Hospital Colorado

Team Members: Melisha Hanna, MD, MS, Laura Vinson, RN, BSN, CCM, Elizabeth Salvia, RN, MSN, CPN

Project: To improve Dialysis Catheter tPA use

Medical Surgical Progressive Care
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Brett Fisher, RN, BSN, CCRN-CMC, Abigail Lara, MD, Timothy Pratt, RN, BSN, PCCN, Allison Wild, RN

Project: To improve Nurse satisfaction, Reduce Nurse turnover

Neonatal ICU
Site: Children's Hospital Colorado

Team Members: Jessica Benes, NNP, Theresa Grover, MD, Sheila Kaseman, MS, RNC-NIC, Danielle Smith, MD

Project: To improve post-op management Scores(POMS)

Neurosurgical ICU
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Krystal Chamberlain, RN, BSN, CCRN, David Ricke, RN, BSN, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN

Project: To improve Nurse satisfaction, Reduce Nurse turnover

Patient Coordinated Services
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members:Sarah Kabat, MSM, Annie Moore, MD, MBA

Project:  Expand access through team communication

Pediatric Kidney Injury & Disease Stewardship
Site: Children's Hospital Colorado

Team Members: Katja Gist, DO, Jennifer Lusk, RN, Kelly Reichert, RN, Mya Santos, PharmD, Justin Searns, MD, Danielle Soranno, MD, Timothy Stidham, MD

Project: To improve kidney injury in hospitalized patients

Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Site: Children's Hospital Colorado

Team Members: Wendy Berry, MS, RN, CPNP, Sandra Fritsch, MD, MDEd, FAACAP, Shannon Van Deman, MBA, Jason Williams, PsyD, MSEd

Project: To improve suicide safety planning in clinic

Rheumatology Clinic
Site: University of Colorado Hospital

Team Members: Aubrey Blythe, RN, Ryan Goecker, Emily Hearst, MHSA, Duane Pearson, MD

Project: To improve access to clinic for new appointments

Sleep Program
Site: Children's Hospital Colorado

Team Members: Susan C.M. Crane, PsyD, Susan Hines, RN, BSN, MSN, CPNP, Su Linstrom, RPSGT, RST, Ricky T. Mohon, MD, FAAP, FACP
Project: To improve follow-up after sleep studies

Contact

Jeff Glasheen, MD
IHQSE Director

Essey Yirdaw, MPH
IHQSE Program Manager

 

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