Initiatives


Colorectal ERAS
Project Lead: Elisa Birnbaum, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Jennifer Voss, RN

Breast ERAS
Project Lead: Sarah Tevis, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Jennifer Voss, RN

Thoracic ERAS
Project Lead: Robert Meguid, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Adam Dyas, MD

UCH Perioperative CAUTI CEG
Project Leads: Janet Kukreja, MD; Shannon Bortolotto, APRN, CCNS
Data Analyst: Kyle Bata
DOS/OQCE Contact: Joshua Billings, MD

Streamlining OR Scheduling
Project Leads: Dave Marchant, MD
PI Consultant: Rob Kozusko
DOS/OQCE Contact: Sarah Tevis, MD

Redesigning the Surgical Debrief
Project Leads: Lauren Steward, MD & Laura Leonard, MD
PI Consultant: Maxwell Shaw
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD

Improving OR to ICU Handoffs
Project Leads: Emily Mulroney 
PI Consultant: Lindsay Shababy
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD

Eliminating In-Room Surgical Delays
Project Leads: Michelle Ballou
PI Consultant: Katie Cuniff and Maxwell Shaw
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD

Improving Compliance with National Post-Operative Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
Project Leads: Joshua Billings, MD, Tori Huyhn, MD, & Laura Leonard, MD
Data Analyst: Kyle Bata
DOS/OQCE Contact: Joshua Billings, MD

Clinical Access Task Force
Project Lead: Ethan Cumbler, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Ethan Cumbler, MD

Pre-Operative Antibiotic Stewardship
Project Lead: Allie Kovar, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Allie Kovar, MD 

Improving VTE Prophylaxis in Surgical Patients
Project Lead: Joshua Billings, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Joshua Billings, MD

Restructuring M&M
Project Leads: Robert McIntyre, MD & Ethan Cumbler, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD 

Preventing Post-Operative Aspiration in Abdominal Surgery Patients
Project Lead: Kristen Oase, PA
DOS/OQCE Contact: Kristen Oase, PA

Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis Rate (PSI-10)
Project Leads: Katie Moller, PA
DOS/OQCE Contact: Katie Moller, PA

Improving second opinion retention rates in surgical oncology
Project lead: Sarah Tevis, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD 

Integrating PROMs into Surgical Practice
Project Lead: Ethan Cumbler, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD

Improving the Patient Experience with the Immediate Release of Medical Records
Project Lead: Sarah Tevis, MD
DOS/OQCE Contact: Laura Leonard, MD