Program for Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QIPS)

Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day


The Fourth Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day event will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the UMKC School of Medicine.  Students and residents are again invited to participate with presentations of their quality and safety projects.

Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact Mary Eberwein 816.218.2582 || eberweinm@umkc.edu).

 

2016 Speakers & Presentations

Keynote Speaker


051316-Bagian-WPJames P. Bagian, MD, PE

Director, The Center for Healthcare, Engineering and Patient Safety

Student Oral Presentations

  • Sarah Blake, MD, Yazan Ghanem, Johnathon Blake, Badar Hasan, Andre Arsenault, Sean Doran; Sola Kim, Daulath Singh, Shehabaldin Alqalyoobi, Ryan Eckert, Amanda Harrell, Rhea Bhargava, Kristin Gillenwater, Brent Beasley, MD, John Foxworth, PharmD, David Wooldridge, MD, Reem Mustafa, MD — Improving Compliance with Guideline Recommended Screening Measures of Health Maintenance in TMC-HH Clinics: Continuation of a QI Project
  • Christina Davis-Kankanamge, MD, Julie Strickland, MD, Molly Carnahan, BA, Jeannette Higgins, RN, Tazim Dowlut-McElroy, MD  — The Association Between Body Mass Index and Angrogen Levels in Adolescent Girls with Irregular Menses or Amenorrhea
  • Sean Doran, MD, Mazen Shobassy, Muhammad Shafiq, Lina Ya’qoub, Sashi Manthravadi, Sravan Jeepalyam, Hani Alturkmani, Reem Mustafa, MD — Decreasing Time to Paracentesis in Patients Admitted with Ascites
  • Hunter Farris, Matt Decker, Nial Castle, DO, Lawrence Dall, MD — Failure to Follow-up Abnormal Radiographic Findings
  • Ingrid Hsiung, Bob Song, Asha Nookala, Abid Bhat, MD — How Many Patients do not make an Appointment with the Sleep Clinic after Referral by their Primary Care Physician
  • Ponnapureddy, Rakesh, Reem Mustafa, MD, Alexandra Roman, Andre Arsenault, Hema Pamulapati, Talal Asif, Rehman Ukani, David Wooldridge, MD — Save the Blood:  Reducing Inpatient Phlebotomy in Academic Hospital
  • Thumar, Vishal, Edward Nabrinsky, Lawrence Dall, MD — Summary Box Impact on Provider Communication and Patient Throughput
  • Wells, Corey, Sean Bonanni, Lyla Masters, RN, Jonathan Dubin, MD, Betty Drees, MD — Fracture Liaison Service Improves Post-Fracture Osteoporosis Care in Academic Setting

Student

  • Abdalla Abdelrazeq, Sibghat Tul Liah, Punita Grover, Lance Brandenburg, Devika Kapuria, Madhuri Ramakrishnan, Siva Taduru, David Wooldridge, MD, Reem Mustafa, MD — Optimization of Physician-Nurse Communication
  • Seenu Abraham, Imran Nizamuddin, Lawrence Dall, MD — Distinctive Demographics and Prevalence of Ischemic vs. Non-ischemic Etiologies of Congestive Heart Failure at Truman Medical Center
  • Himachandana Atluri, Rick Harlow, MD, Mike Dorsey, CEO, Lawrence Dall, MD — Geographic Rounding:  Quality Outcomes
  • Hanqing Bai, Jude-Patrick Okafor, Melvin Yeung, Sabato Sisillo, Lawrence Dall, MD — Increasing Appropriate Inhaler Use in Inpatient COPD Patients
  • Amine Bourbia, Omar Samarah, Abdul Qazi, Nathan Sanderse, Hisham Elsherbiny, Ahmed Elkhanany, Paramdeep Baweja, Reem Mustafa, MD, David Wooldridge, MD — Evaluation of Telemetry Utilization at an Innter City Academic Medical Center
  • Jasleen Ghuman, Charles Van Way III, MD — Improving Patient Care Through Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Aditya Gutta, Roomana Ahad, MD, Mouhanna Abu Ghanimeh, MD, Ayman Qasrawi, MD, Daulath Singh, MD, Guy Fogg, MD, Reem Mustafa, MD, Kristin Gillenwater, DO, David Wooldridge, MD — To Improve the Quality of Documentiaton in Resident Primary Care Clinics
  • Osama Kaddourah, Erin Algeo, Salman Khan, Bhaskar Bhardwaj, Zaid Shmaisani, Hani Alturkmani, Nikolai Khromouchline, Reem Mustafa, MD — A Prospective Study on the Effects of Educational Intervention on Colonscopy Preparation
  • Neil Kapil, Raj Shah, Sean Ghosh, Zara Wadood, Hima Veeramachaneni, Fadi Hamid, MD — Risk Factors for and Quantification of Radiation Exposure in IBD Patients
  • Raksha Madhavan, Ravali Poreddy, Lawrence Dall, MD, Tom Simmons, MD — Preventing Falls in Hospitalized Patients
  • Sruthi Patibandla, MD, Emily Tylski, Mohamed Omer, Chandra Stockdall, Mahathi Indaram, Rachael Brashears,       Gene Kim, David Wooldridge, MD — Improving Accurate Daily Weights Recorded in Patients with CHF Exacerbation
  • Adithi Reddy, Kavelin Rumalla, Sirisha Tumalapenta, Manoj Mittal, Lawrence Dall, MD — Assessing Quality of Patient Care in Pediatric Stroke Hospitalizations: An Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
  • Adithi Reddy, Valerie Hummel, Brittany Nwokeji, Elizabeth Onishchenko, Michael Phan, James Phillips, Nikita Rafie, Elizabeth Robin, Nicole Rogers, Kavelin Rumalla, Shane Storm, Valerie Rader, MD — The Effect of Night-Time Melatonin Administration on In-Hospital Quality of Sleep and Associated Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with Stroke
  • Kavelin Rumalla, Chester Yarbrough, MD, Ian Dorward, MD — Incidence and Risk Factors for Patient Safety Indicators and Hospital Acquired Conditions in Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Kavelin Rumalla, Chester Yarbrough, MD, Ian Dorward, MD — Assessing the Quality and Safety of Patient Care in Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Population-Based Nationwide Analysis
  • Akshit Sharma, MD, Raj Shah, MD, Saiprasad Narsingham, MD, Betty Drees, MD — Increasing Identification of and Referrals to Community Based Lifestyle Intervention Program for Pre-Diabetics
  • Arooge Towheed, MD, Reem Mustafa, MD — Implementation of a Standardized Order-set to Conform to Evidence-based Best Practices for Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Corey Wells, Lawrence Dall, MD, Olevia Pitts, MD — Sitting with Patients: A Method to Encourage Dialogue and Improve Patient Satisfaction

Student & Resident Clinical Vignetts

  • Talal Asif, MD, Zara Wadood, Ravali Gummi, Kristy Steigerwalt, Rebecca Pauly, MD —An Unusual Presentation of Acute Appendicitis: How Dislodging Anchored Thinking Can Improve Patient Safety and Outcomes
  • Christina Davis-Kankanamge, MD, Julie Strickland, MD, Tazim Dowlut-McElroy, MD — Vulvar Manifestations of Sjogren’s Syndrome in Adolescents
  • Jacob Hanin, Mouhanna Abu Ghanimeh, MD, Aaron Jones, MD, John Foxworth, PharmD, Nurbanu Pirani, MD — Keep Calm, It’s Just an Abscess
  • Brian Miremadi, Ankhita Samuel, Cody Braun, Lawrence Dall, MD — Hospital Acquired Hiccups:  A Case Report

 

2015 Speakers & Presentations

Keynote Speaker


handler_michaelMichael Handler, M.D.

Medical Director, Missouri Center for Patient Safety

Student Oral Presentations

  • Isadore Tarantino — Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): How Effective is the Modified Mallampati Scoring Method?
  • Rohit Saha, Ryan Eckert — Baseline Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Among Years 2-6 Students
  • Peter Everson — Creating an Efficient Instrument Tray and Drape Pack for Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
  • Seenu Abraham, Peter Vayalil, Sagar Patel — Polypharmacy and Distinctive Demographics of Congestive Heart Failure Patients
  • John Loftus, Nial Castle, Sandy Peterson — Antibiotic Stewardship: Improving Antibiotic Utilization in Hospitalized Patients
  • Evan Martin — Spreading Awareness of Advanced Directives by Surveying Patients Knowledge and Beliefs the Impact on Documentation of Their Wishes
  • Jeffrey Klott, Haley Merrill, Rajesh Rangarajan — Post-Fracture Pain Management: Do Orthopaedic Surgeons Adequately Design, Explain and Document Pain Control Regimens for Post-Fracture Patients
  • Rohit Saha — Evaluation of Bronchiectasis in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Naman Agrawal, Kent Buxton, Matthew Decker, Caitlin Lamb, Hafsa Lodhi, Katie Payne, Jeffrey Wiegers — Influence of Interpreters on Emergency Room Interactions

STudent

  • Andre Arsenault, MD, Hema Pamulapati, MD, Alexandra Roman, MD, Rakesh Ponnapureddy, MD, Govind Pandopatam, MD, Suzanne Miller, MD, Akshit Sharma, MD, Aly Abdelrahman, MD, Komal Piryani, MD, Ali Someili, MD — Increasing the Use of Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Continuity Clinic
  • Sarah Blake, DO, Audrey Bearden, MD, Yazan Ghanem, MD, Amanda Harrell, DO, Rhea Bhargava, MD, Bhaskar Bhardwaj, MD, Reed Cope, MD, Shehabaldin Alqalyoobi, MD, Sood Kisra, MD, Ata Bajwa, MD, Reem Mustafa, MD — Improving Compliance of Guideline-Recommended Screening Measures of Health Maintenance in TMC-HH Clinics: A QI Project
  • Hema Pamulapati, MD, Alexandra Roman, MD, Andre Arsenault, MD — Hospital Acquired Anemia: An Under-Reported and Preventable Problem
  • Sood Kisra, MD, Saiprasad Narsingham, MD, Samrat Patel, MD, Mihir Brahmbhatt, MD, Asha George, Vritti Gupta, MD — Evaluation of the Reporting Process of the Tests Pending at Discharge in an Academic Hospital
  • Nathan Sanderse, MD, Hisham Elsherbiny, MD, Mazen Shobassy, MD, Sean Doran, MD, Brett Bartels, MD, Hani El-Halawany, MD, Mir Fahad Faisal, MD, Sashidhar Manthravadi, MD, Hassan Salameh, MD, Aref Bin Abdulak, MD, Ajay Sekhon, PgCert — Improving Medication Reconciliation Completion in a Residents’ Primary Care Clinic
  • Raj Shah, MD, Felicia Ratnaraj, Aditya Gutta, MD, Natasha Mathews, BS — Eating Smart Education in a Safety Net Hospital Population
  • Raj Shah, MD, Beenish Ahmed, Neha Husain, Kirbi Yelorda, Hima Veermachaneni, Aditya Gutta, MD — Efficacy of Colorectal Cancer Screening Education Via CDC Pamphlet Versus Inflatable Colon
  • Raj Shah, MD, Kristin Gillenwater, DO, Rebecca Pauly, MD — An Extension of the Residents as Teacher Curriculum: A Resident Led Docent Approach
  • Raj Shah, MD, Kristin Gillenwater, DO — Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Safety Net Hospital: Development and User Testing of a FIT Algorithm
  • M. Abu Ghanimeh, MD, Nathan Bammes, MD, Talha Farid, MD, Dany Jacob, MD, Aditya Gutta, MD, Mohamed Omer, MD, Daulath Singh, MD, Roomana Ahad, MD, Emily Tylski, DO, A Gard — Residents Primary Care Clinic Patients’ Hand-Off: Quality Improvement Project to Improve Transition of Care
  • Udit Bhatnagar, MD, Zaheer Ahmed, MD, Gurminder Dhillon, MD, Joshua Weir, DO, Mohannad Abu Omar, MD, Mohammed Ansari, MD, Arooge Towheed, MD, Sibghat Tul Llah, MD, Abdullah Abdelrazaq, MD, Sola Kim, MD — Tobacco Cessation Quality Improvement Pilot Project

Student & Resident Clinical Vignetts

  • Arooge Towheed, MD, Udit Bhatnagar, MD, Aref Bin Abdulhak, MD — Overambitious Diabetic Control in Elderly
  • Arooge Towheed, MD, Sibghat Tul Llah, MD, Salman Khan, MD, Bhaskar Bhardwaj, MD — Mollaret’s Meningitis
  • Reid Waldman — Melanoma In-Situ in a Small Pox Vaccination Scar: A Case Report to Highlight the Importance Monitoring Burns and Scars to Improve Patient Safety

 

Inaugural Speakers & Presentations

Keynote Speaker


gandhi_tejalTejal K. Gandhi, M.D., M.H.P., C.P.P.S.

President, National Patient Safety Foundation and the Lucian Leape Institute and associate professor of medicine at the Harvard School of Medicine

Student Oral Presentations

  • Ryan Eckert, Rohit Saha — Year 1 through 6 Baseline Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Patient Safety
  • Evan Martin — Advanced Directive Initiative in Continuity Care Clinics
  • Peter Vayalil, Sagar Patel — Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Polypharmacy
  • Christopher Brett, Nicholas Gier — Follow up Contact Improves Patient Safety and Satisfaction in the TMC Medical Clinics
  • McKenzie Lutz — Increasing Diabetes Education in the TMC Internal Medicine Clinics by a Self-Administered Quiz

Student & Resident Poster Presentations

  • Apurva Bhatt, Peter Lazarz — MAKING THE SWEET CHANGE! An evaluation of the control of diabetes at the Sojourner Free Health Clinic
  • Meena Subramanian — Not Your Typical Carpal Tunnel: Levaquin Induced Neuropathy
  • Megan Litzau — Inaugural UMKC All Health Profession Schools Interprofessional Education Class: A Student Facilitator’s Perspective: “It is Everyone’s Role to Provide Safe Patient Care”
  • Nikolai Khromouchkine — Whole Exome Sequencing and the Potential to Improve Diagnostic Workup for Genetic Disease
  • Suzanne Miller — Review of Quality Improvement (QI) Curricula in Internal Medicine (IM) Residency Programs and Development of the UMKC IM QI Curriculum
  • Eva Omoscharka, Priya Skaria, Kamani Lankachandra — Importance of follow up in patients with Papaniculaou test findings of endometrial cells. A Truman Medical Center experience.
  • Hamid Zia — Improving Appropriateness of Blood Utilization through Prospective Review of Requests for Blood Products: The Role of Pathology Residents as Consultants
  • Beth Rosemergey, Suzan M. Lewis — Improving NCAQ Compliance by Instituting Point-of-Care Hemoglobin A1C Evaluation
  • Katie Jackson, Katie Barger — Depression Screening in Type 1 Diabetes

Faculty Oral Presentations

  • Peter Almenoff — Predicting potentially avoidable hospitalizations
  • Mamta Reddy — Building an Organizational Framework for Patient Safety and Systems Reliability
  • Brent Beasley — Tackling Sepsis Mortality in the SLHS
  • Shauna Roberts — Redesigning Systems and Processes of Care for Targeted Outcome Improvements