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Quality Improvement Innovation Networks (QuIIN) Publications, Presentations, Awards

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Listed below are publications, presentations, and awards of projects conducted by the PIN and VIP Networks of the QuIIN at the American Academy of Pediatrics. *Listed by Project Start Date.

Safe and Healthy Beginning Project (2007 – 2008)

Publications
Presentations
  • Lannon C. Safe and Healthy Beginnings. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality Annual Conference 2008
  • Lannon C, Stark AR, Thiessen K. Quality Improvement Methods Facilitate Strategies to Improve Perinatal Care Practices. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference 2008
  • Lannon C, Stark AR. Safe and Healthy Beginnings. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference 2009
  • Healy J. Quality Improvement Methods Facilitate Strategies to Improve Perinatal Care Practices: The AAP Safe and Healthy Beginnings Project. America’s Health Insurance Plans Medical Leadership Forum 2008 (presented as a poster)
Awards
  • Doody 4-star Book Review for Safe and Healthy Beginnings: A Resource Toolkit for Hospitals and Physicians’ Offices

VIP Network Bronchiolitis Benchmarking in Hospitals Project (2007 – 2010)

Publications
Presentations
  • Ralston S, Garber M, Narang S, Shen M, Pate B. Reducing Unnecessary Utilization in Acute Bronchiolitis Care: Results of the VIP Network. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2012 (research plenary platform)
  • Ralston S, Garber M, Narang S, Shen M, Pate B. Reducing Unnecessary Care in Bronchiolitis through a Multisite Pediatric Hospitalist Collaborative. Quality Improvement Poster Symposium, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2012
  • Ralston S, Garber M, Narang S, Shen M, Pate B. Reducing Unnecessary Utilization in Acute Bronchiolitis Care: Results of the VIP Network. Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2012 (platform presentation)
  • Marks M, Pappas R, Lossius M, Narang S, Garber M, Ralston S, Worley S. Use of a standardized respiratory scoring system and a threshold score prior to intervention decreases unnecessary bronchodilator usage in Bronchiolitis. Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2012 (poster)
  • Marks M, Pappas R, Lossius M, Narang S, Garber M, Ralston S, Worley S. Use of a standardized respiratory scoring system and a threshold score prior to intervention decreases unnecessary bronchodilator usage in Bronchiolitis. AAP NCE Section on Hospital Medicine Program 2012 (poster)
  • Narang S, Shen M, Ralston S. Smart Decisions: Collaborating for Quality Improvement. National Association for Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions Creating Connections Conference 2010
  • Ralson R, Garber M, Bennett T, Croland T, Fine B, Jewell J, Krugman S, Liewehr S, Lossius M, Narang S, Nazif J, Marks M, Miller A, Pappas R, Pardue J, Pope J, Quinonez R, Robbins E, Ryan M. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Conference 2010.

Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids (2008-2009)

Publications
  • Chipps B, Zeiger RS, Murphy K, Mellon M, Schatz M, Kosinski M, Lampl K, Ramachandran S. Longitudinal validation of the Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids in pediatric practices. Pediatrics. 2011;127:e737-747
  • Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids Tested Tool

Practicing Safety Project (2009)

Publications

Presentations
  • Hurley T, Kairys S, Healy J, Thiessen K. Office Based Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: The Practicing Safety Quality Improvement Innovation Network Project. American Academy of Pediatrics Future of Pediatrics Conference 2011
  • Hurley T, Kairys S. Getting Practices to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect. International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment 2011
  • Kairys S. Office Based Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: The Practicing Safety Quality Improvement Innovation Network Project. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition 2011
  • Kairys S. Office Based Prevention of Child Abuse: The Practicing Safety Project. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality Annual Conference 2010

National Performance Measures: Care for Children with Otitis Media with Effusion Project (2009)

Publications
  • Lannon C, Peterson L, Goudie A. Quality measures for the care of children with Otitis Media With Effusion. Pediatrics. 2011;127:e1490-e1497
Presentations
  • Lannon C, Peterson L, Goudie A. Issues In Using Metrics For National Performance Reporting: The Example Of Otitis Media With Effusion. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference 2010.

Bright Futures Oral Health Risk Assessment Project (2009)

Publications
VIP Network Reduction in Pediatric Identification Band Errors: A Quality Collaborative (2009 – 2010)

Publications
Presentations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine Program, National Conference and Exhibition 2011

VIP Network Pediatric Hospitalists Collaborate to Improve Discharge Communication (2009 - 2010)

Publications
  • Coghlin D, Leyenaar J, Shen M, Bergert L, Engel R, Hershey D, Mallory L, Rassbach C, Woehrlen T, Cooperberg D. Pediatric Discharge Content: A Multi-Site Assessment of Physician Preferences and Experiences (submitted)
Presentations
  • Shen M, Shelburne J, Cooperberg D, Robbins EL, Hershey D, Yang J, Mallory L, Bergert LJ, Stucky Fisher E. Pediatric Hospitalists Collaborate to Improve Discharge Communication. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Conference 2011.
  • Coghlin D, Leyenaar J, Shen M, Bergert L, Engel R, Griffin M, Hershey D, Kao A, Lee V, Mallory L, Marmet J , Rassbach C, Robbins B, Vredeveld J, Williams D , Woehrlen T, Zipes D, Cooperberg D. Pediatric Discharge Communication: What Is Essential To Include? Results from the Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Transitions of Care Collaborative. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Conference 2012 and AAP National Conference and Exhibition 2012
  • Leyenaar J, Coghlin D, Shen M, Bergert L, Engel R, Griffin M, Hershey D, Kao A, Lee V, Mallory L, Marmet J, Rassbach C, Robbins B, Vredeveld J, Williams D, Woehrlen T, Zipes D, Cooperberg D. Perceptions of timeliness and content of discharge communication differ between hospitalists and primary care providers: Results from the Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Transitions of Care Collaborative. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Conference 2012 and AAP National Conference and Exhibition 2012
Awards
  • Building the Bridge, San Antonio, Texas, 2011. Awarded: Outstanding Quality Improvement and Safety Project (Collaboration), Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Program
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM) 2012 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Abstract Research Award for Perceptions of timeliness and content of discharge communication differ between hospitalists and primary care providers: Results from the Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Transitions of Care Collaborative
Newborn Screen Positive Infant ACTion Project (2010 – 2011)

Publications
Presentations

Bright Futures Preventive Services Improvement Project – PreSIP (2010 – 2011)

Publications
Presentations

ADHD Toolkit Improvement Project (2010 – 2011)

Publications
Florida Pediatric Medical Home Demonstration Project (2011-2012)

Publications
  • Peleaz-Velez C. Medical Home Transformation. AAP Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management Quality Connections Online Newsletter, Summer 2012/Issue #10, page 3

Genetics in Primary Care Institute Quality Improvement Project (2012-2013)

Publications
Presentations


​Comparison of Immunization Quality Improvement Dissemination Strategies Project (2013-2014)

Publications
  • Fu L, Zook K, Gingold J, Gillespie CW, Briccetti C, Cora-Bramble D, Joseph J, Moon R. Frequent Vaccinations Missed Opportunities at Primary Care Encounters Contribute to Underimmunization. J Pediatr 2015;166:412-7.
  • Gingold JA, Briccetti C, Zook K, Gillespie CW, Gubernick RS, Moon RY, Fu LY. Context Matters: Practitioner Perspectives on Immunization Delivery Quality Improvement Efforts. Clinical Pediatrics. January 2016.

Presentations

  • Gingold J, Briccetti C, Zook K, Gillespie CW, Gubernick R, Moon RY, Cora-Bramble D, Fu LY. Barriers and facilitators to adoption of immunization best practices. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2015 (poster)
  • Fu LY, Zook K, Gingold JA, Gillespie CW, Briccetti C, Moon RY, Cora-Bramble D. Comparison of immunization delivery quality improvement dissemination strategies. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference 2015 (poster)​
  • Zook K, Gingold J, Gillespie CW, Briccetti C, Moon R, Cora-Bramble D, Fu L. Missed opportunities to vaccinate children during pediatric office visits. Academic Pediatric Association Region IV Annual Meeting 2014
  • Gingold J, Zook K, Briccetti C, Gubernick R, Rice-Conboy E, Cora-Bramble D, Fu L. Using the Model for Improvement and a virtual learning collaborative to improve immunization delivery. 26th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care 2014 (storyboard)

Quality Collaborative for Improving Hospitalist Compliance with the AAP Bronchiolitis Guideline (B-QIP Project) (2013-2014)

Publications

  • Ralston SL, Garber MD, Rice-Conboy E, Mussman G, Shadman KA, Walley SC, Nichols E. A Multi-center Collaborative to Reduce Unnecessary Care in Inpatient Bronchiolitis. Pediatrics Jan 2016, 137 (1) 1-9; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-0851.
  • R​alston SL, Atwood EC, Garber MD, Holmes AV. What Works to Reduce Unnecessary Care in Bronchiolitis? A Quality Analysis of a National Collaborative. Academic Pediatrics (epub) 2016.​

Presentations

Awards

  • Awarded the Top-Rated Abstract for the Provisional Section on Tobacco Control session at the 2014 AAP National Conference and Exhibition. Walley S, Ralston S. Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions for Children Admitted with Bronchiolitis: The AAP Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Bronchiolitis Network Collaborative Experience.

Improving Community-Acquired Pneumonia (ICAP) Management Project (2014-2015)

Presentations

  • Parikh K. Improving Community-Acquired Pneumonia (ICAP) Care: Findings of a National Quality Improvement Collaborative. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2016 (platform presentation)
  • Parikh K, Biondi E. Improving Community-Acquired Pneumonia (ICAP): Findings of a Multi-Site National Quality Improvement Collaborative. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference 2015 (Oral Abstract Session)
  • Chandler N. Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Compliance with the IDSA Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines in a Community Hospital Setting. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference (Poster Presentation).
  • Donahue S. A Successful Partnership Between Emergency Department and Pediatric Hospitalists to Improve Narrow Spectrum Antibiotic Use in the ED for Community Acquired Pneumonia. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference (Poster Presentation).
  • Katzow M. Multidisciplinary Interventions to Improve Narrow Spectrum Antibiotic Use in Community Acquired Pneumonia. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference (Poster Presentation).
  • Nazif J. Variation in Use of Narrow Spectrum Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Community-Acquired Pneumonia Across Patient Hospitalization Among Diverse Hospitals. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference (Poster Presentation).
  • Wales D. Increasing Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotic Use in the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia: The Rural Community Hospital Experience. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference (Poster Presentation).
  • Parikh K, Biondi E, Nazif J, Queen M, Williams DJ, Quinonez R, Shah S, Ralston S. Improving Community-Acquired Pneumonia (ICAP) Management: Value in Inpatient Pediatrics (VIP) Network Collaborative. AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Council on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Abstract Poster Session 2014 (poster)

Awards

  • Awarded the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Safety and Quality Award at the 2016 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference. Parikh, K, representing the ICAP VIP Network Expert Group and Coaches.
Quality Improvement for the Management of Children Hospitalized with Urinary Tract Infection (Q-UTI) Project (2015-2016)

Presentations

  • Engel R, Pate B. UTI Management Beyond the AAP Guideline: New Evidence, Current Controversies, and Quality Improvement. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference 2015 (Concurrent Session).

General QuIIN Highlights

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