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Submissions from 2016

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Five Hundred Sets of Eyes: Improving Patient Safety Incident Reporting by Resident Physicians, Michael Kantrowitz, DO

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Developing an Effective Care Coordination Model that Can Be Utilized for Multiple Patient Populations across a Large Provider Network., Megan Musick

Submissions from 2015

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Improving Patient Safety through Electronic Health Records Interoperability-Developing a National Standard for Drug Allergy/Intolerance Classes, Jami Earnest, PharmD, BCPP

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Reducing the Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Patients Using a Team Based Approach, Brian Glynn, BS, RRT

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Improving Emergency Department Throughput: Streamlining the Admission Process and Reducing Triage-to-Provider Time In a Small Community Hospital, Irving Huber, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, MACP

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Reducing Medication Errors by Improving an Electronic Medical Record's Automatic Stop Medication Order Process, Helen M. Kuroki

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Improving Initial Emergency Department Antibiotic Regimen Appropriateness for Patients Admitted to the Hospital with Pneumonia Using an Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tool, Paul Sierzenski, MD, RDMS

Submissions from 2014

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Addressing the Problem of Mislabeled and Unlabeled Clinical Laboratory Specimens at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Margaret (Peg) Bulley

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Protocol-Driven Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation: Improving Utilization by the ICU Team, Ziad Ghamra

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Increasing Pneumococcal Immunization Rate in the Primary Care Setting: A Team Centered Approach, Martin Klein, MD

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Improving the Rate of Colposcopy in an Urban Population of Patients with Known Abnormal Pap Smears, Joseph M. Montella, MD

Submissions from 2013

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Improving the Ultrasound and Clinical Diagnosis of Macrosomia to Reduce the Primary Cesaerean Delivery Rate, Norman Back, MD, FACOG

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Elimination of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections on General Medical Surgical, Kiera Champlin-Kuhn

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Reducing 30-day “All Cause” Readmission in a Medical Unit, Surendra P. Khera, MD

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The use of interpreters to improve the quality and safety of healthcare through better communication in obstetrical patients: Effect on primary cesarean delivery rate, Stephen A. Pearlman, MD

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Chasing Zero: Reducing Breast Milk Feeding Errors in a Tertiary NICU, Jonathan R. Swanson, MD

Submissions from 2012

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The Use of Interpreters to Improve the Quality and Safety of Healthcare Through Better Communication in Obstetric Patients: Effect on Primary Cesarean Delivery Rate, Stephen A. Pearlman, MD

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Using a Health Information Exchange to Improve Medication Reconciliation, Sandra B. Selzer

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Stubborn, Persistent, Dangerous C.difficile Infections. Is Improvement Possible?, Sara Townsend