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Submissions from 2019

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Urinary Tract Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Guidelines from the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice., Jason D Goldman and Kathleen Julian

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Decolonization to Reduce Postdischarge Infection Risk among MRSA Carriers., Susan S Huang, Raveena Singh, James A McKinnell, Steven Park, Adrijana Gombosev, Samantha J Eells, Daniel L Gillen, Diane Kim, Syma Rashid, Raul Macias-Gil, Michael A Bolaris, Thomas Tjoa, Chenghua Cao, Suzie S Hong, Jennifer Lequieu, Eric Cui, Justin Chang, Jiayi He, Kaye Evans, Ellena Peterson, Gail Simpson, Philip A Robinson, Chester Choi, Charles C Bailey, James D Leo, Alpesh Amin, Donald Goldmann, John A Jernigan, Richard Platt, Edward Septimus, Robert A Weinstein, Mary K Hayden, and Loren G Miller

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The SHIELD Orange County Project -Multi Drug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Prevalence in 21 Nursing Homes and Long Term Acute Care Facilities in Southern California., James A McKinnell, Raveena D Singh, Loren G Miller, Ken Kleinman, Gabrielle Gussin, Jiayi He, Raheeb Saavedra, Tabitha D Dutciuc, Marlene Estevez, Justin Chang, Lauren Heim, Stacey Yamaguchi, Harold Custodio, Shruti K Gohil, Steven Park, Steven Tam, Philip A Robinson, Thomas Tjoa, Jenny Nguyen, Kaye D Evans, Cassiana E Bittencourt, Bruce Y Lee, Leslie E Mueller, Sarah M Bartsch, John A Jernigan, Rachel B Slayton, Nimalie D Stone, Matthew Zahn, Vincent Mor, Kevin McConeghy, Rosa R Baier, Lynn Janssen, Kathleen O'Donnell, Robert A Weinstein, Mary K Hayden, Micaela H Coady, Megha Bhattarai, Ellena M Peterson, and Susan S Huang

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Identification and Treatment of Sepsis in the Field, Jamie Roney

Submissions from 2018

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Management Practices for Methicillin-Resistant, Natalie Banniettis, Susan E Beekmann, Philip M Polgreen, Shubhi Kaushik, Stephan Kohlhoff, David Gilbert, John E Bennett, and Margaret R Hammerschlag

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A systematic approach to quantifying infection prevention staffing and coverage needs., Rebecca Bartles, Angela Dickson, and Oluwatomiwa Babade

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A randomized trial of single versus double high-level disinfection of duodenoscopes and linear echoendoscopes using standard automated reprocessing., Rebecca L Bartles, James E Leggett, Shannan Hove, Catherine D Kashork, Lian Wang, Margret Oethinger, Lynda Baxter, and Jack J Brandabur

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CLABSI Rangers: A Team Approach to Extinguishing CLABSI, Alisa Bowman, Christine Bartlett, Sarah Gattis, Staci Hartmann, Eddie LeSage, Heidi Mosher, Joya Picket, and Sarah Potts

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Improvement of surgical wound classification following a targeted training program at a children's hospital., Marilyn W Butler, Sandy Zarosinski, and Dagmar Rockstroh

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Care Redesign Survey: Lessons Learned from and for Rural Health, Amy Compton-Phillips and Namita Seth Mohta

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"To Err Is Human" but Disclosure Must be Taught: A Simulation-Based Assessment Study., Ashley C Crimmins, Ambrose H Wong, James W Bonz, Alina Tsyrulnik, Karen Jubanyik, James D Dziura, Kelly L Dodge, and Leigh V Evans

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Teamwork, Communication, and Data: 3 Keys to Large- Scale Practice Change in Opioid Prescribing, Linda Cruz and Ryan Dix

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Possible pseudotransmission of Enterobacter cloacae associated with an endobronchial ultrasound scope., Angela Dickson, Preeti Kondal, Lou Hilken, Michael Helgesen, William Sjolin, and Dennis Jensen

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250 Miles Apart, Saving Lives Together: Stop Sepsis, Ann C. Eells, Christiana Paul, Caroline Williams, Robert Fitting, Mauren Disbot, Bradley Shroeder, Jenifer Rofkahr, and Amy Samolis

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How to measure success, Deborah Eldredge and Mary Waldo

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High Reliability + Value Improvement = Learning Organization, Sheri Feeney, Liga Mezaraups, Douglas Meyer, Glenda Battey, and Linda Severs

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Invasive Aspergillus fumigatus Wound Infection Following Subtotal Colectomy for Perforated Toxic Megacolon in an Immunosuppressed Patient., Bryce French, Katherine Mandell, and Ryan Martinez

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Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship program on outcomes in patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted to a tertiary community hospital., Katie Gordon, Ryan Stevens, Benjamin Westley, and Lisa Bulkow

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Caring Cards: Preventing Patient Harm Through the Heart of Nursing., Meredith Gould, Marci Mann, Heather Martin, Rachael Erwin, Ron Schultz, and Kristen Swanson

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Public Reporting of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Outcomes Done Differently-Leading From Washington., Ravi S Hira, Michael Ring, and Peter Dunbar

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Changing Culture One PDSA at a Time: The Creation of an Innovation Unit, Jennifer Hoople, Gale Arnold, Jennifer Bletscher, Shawna Bolgen, Andy Branca, Tana Case, Matthew Dietz, Jennifer Ferenczy, Heather Haake, Janine Holbrook, Ingrid Jonely, Liga Mezaraups, Jessica Osantowski, Jessica Sehorn, Linda Severs, and Dina Shepelyuk

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Infant Fall Prevention, Kristin Jensen, Nicole Roehrig, Caroline Truong, and Jacklyn Wallace

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Improving Oral Care in Hospitalized Non-Ventilated Patients: Standardizing Products and Protocol, Hillary Jenson, Sandra Maddux, and Mary Waldo

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Overcoming Health Disparities in the United States: The Value Imperative for Healthier Populations., John E Jordan and Johnson B Lightfoote

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Reply to Al-Hasan and Justo., Andre C Kalil, David N Gilbert, Dean L Winslow, Henry Masur, and Michael Klompas

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Effect of Comorbidity On Unplanned Readmissions After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (From The Nationwide Readmission Database)., Chun Shing Kwok, Sara C Martinez, Samir Pancholy, Waqar Ahmed, Khaled Al-Shaibi, Jessica Potts, Mohamed Mohamed, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Nick Curzen, and Mamas A Mamas

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Relation Between Age and Unplanned Readmissions After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Findings from the Nationwide Readmission Database)., Chun Shing Kwok, Sunil V Rao, Ian Gilchrist, Sara C Martinez, Fakhr Al Ayoubi, Jessica Potts, Muhammad Rashid, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Phyo K Myint, and Mamas A Mamas

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National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births-Supporting Intended Vaginal Births., David C Lagrew, Lisa Kane Low, Rita Brennan, Maureen P Corry, Joyce K Edmonds, Brian G Gilpin, Jennifer Frost, Whitney Pinger, Dale P Reisner, and Sara Jaffer

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National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births- Supporting Intended Vaginal Births., David C Lagrew, Lisa Kane Low, Rita Brennan, Maureen P Corry, Joyce K Edmonds, Brian G Gilpin, Jennifer Frost, Whitney Pinger, Dale P Reisner, and Sara Jaffer

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Neonatal Neuroprotection: Bringing Best Practice to the Bedside in the NICU., Terrie Lockridge

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Decision-support models for empiric antibiotic selection in Gram-negative bloodstream infections., D R MacFadden, B Coburn, N Shah, A Robicsek, R Savage, M Elligsen, and N Daneman

Improving Engagement in an Emergency Department: A Quality Improvement Project, Roxanne McGray, Mary Waldo, and Catherine Van Son

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Genetic Counselors' and Genetic Counseling Students' Implicit and Explicit Attitudes toward Homosexuality., Megan L Nathan, Kelly E Ormond, Christopher M Dial, Amber Gamma, and Mitchell R Lunn

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Clinical, operational, and financial impact of an ultraviolet-C terminal disinfection intervention at a community hospital., Robert Raggi, Kenneth Archulet, Cody W Haag, and Weiming Tang

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Service Operations Center Improves Hospital Flow and Reduces ED Boarding!, Jeanne Rhynsburger, Patty Palmer, and Michelle Hansen

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Limitations in learning: How treatment verifications fail and what to do about it?, Susan Richardson and Bruce Thomadsen

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In-Hospital Sepsis Mortality Rates Comparing Tertiary and Non-Tertiary Hospitals in Washington State., Gail G Salvatierra, Bernice G Gulek, Baran Erdik, Deborah Bennett, and Kenn B Daratha

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Developing an Intervention to Reduce Harm in Hospitalized Patients: Patients and Families in Research., Elizabeth C Schenk, Ruth A Bryant, Catherine R Van Son, and Tamara Odom-Maryon

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Perspectives on Patient and Family Engagement With Reduction in Harm: The Forgotten Voice., Elizabeth C Schenk, Ruth A Bryant, Catherine R Van Son, and Tamara Odom-Maryon

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Impact of Adoption of a Comprehensive Electronic Health Record on Nursing Work and Caring Efficacy., Elizabeth Schenk, Ruth Schleyer, Cami R Jones, Sarah Fincham, Kenn B Daratha, and Karen A Monsen

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Early Infectious Diseases Specialty Intervention Is Associated with Shorter Hospital Stays and Lower Readmission Rates: A Retrospective Cohort Study., Steven Schmitt, Ann T MacIntyre, Susan C Bleasdale, J Trees Ritter, Sandra B Nelson, Elie F Berbari, Steven D Burdette, Angela Hewlett, Matthew Miles, Philip A Robinson, Javeed Siddiqui, Robin Trotman, Lawrence Martinelli, Gary Zeitlin, Andrés Rodriguez, Mark W Smith, and Daniel P McQuillen

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Knowledge Management & Data Literacy, Sony Shah

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Regional Strategies to Collaboratively Measure Affordability, Meredith Roberts Tomasi, Katie Dobler, and Pamela Mariea-Nason

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The Hospital Antimicrobial Use Process: From Beginning to End., William R Truong and Jason Yamaki

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Are Independent Double-Checks Vital Prior to Safe Subcutaneous Insulin Administration?, Sarah Turecek

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Development of an International Standard Set of Value-Based Outcome Measures for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Report of the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) CKD Working Group., Wouter R Verberne, Zofia Das-Gupta, Andrew S Allegretti, Hans A J Bart, Wim van Biesen, Guillermo García-García, Elizabeth Gibbons, Eduardo Parra, Marc H Hemmelder, Kitty J Jager, Markus Ketteler, Charlotte Roberts, Muhamed Al Rohani, Matthew J Salt, Andrea Stopper, Türkan Terkivatan, Katherine Tuttle, Chih-Wei Yang, David C Wheeler, and Willem Jan W Bos

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Use of a Standardized Procedure to Improve Behavioral Health Patients' Care: A Quality Improvement Initiative., Elizabeth J Winokur, Jeannine Loucks, and Glenn H Raup

Submissions from 2017

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Journey to Preventing Hospital Onset Clostridium difficile Infection on our patients, Rowena Chin and Lynne Orlins

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Setting the Stage: Success in Performance Excellence, Providence St. Joseph Health

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A Journey of Educational Transformation and Organizational Improvement through Development of an Institutional Patient Blood Management Program, Robert Raggi, Karen Klein, Marci Swearingen, and Mark Domantay

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Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence Based Best Practice Across the High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC) Using Sepsis as a Prototype - Rapidly Learning from Others., Andreas Taenzer, Allison Kinslow, Christine Gorman, Shelley Schoepflin Sanders, Shilpa J Patel, Sally Kraft, and Lucy Savitz

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Community collaboration to decrease atypical emergency department utilization, Becky Wilkinson