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Aim 1: To increase the percentage of JFMA diabetic patients with up-to-date retinopathy screening to 60% by April 1, 2019.
Aim 2: To increase the utilization of an in-office portable retinal scanner by identifying current barriers to its use and developing a standardized workflow to overcome these barriers.
Outcome measure: The percentage of adult diabetic patients with a JFMA provider listed as the PCP who have been seen in the Jefferson health system within the last 24 months, who had retinopathy screening once in the last 24 months.
Process measure: The number of retinal scans completed each week.
quality improvement, diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, retinal scan
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Family Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Ophthalmology
Li, MD, Erica; Simon, MD, Rebecca; Weissberger, MD, Michael; Moyer, MD, Jennifer; Ehrman-Dupre, MD, Rachel; Rabovsky, MD, Andrew; Newsom, MD, Simon; Padgaonkar, MD, Pooja; Mienko, MD, Julita; Hirsh, MD, Sarah; and Mills, MD, PhD, Geoffrey, "Improving Diabetic Retinopathy Screening in a Large Ambulatory Practice" (2019). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference (2016-2019). Poster 146.