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Improving Community Acquired Pneumonia (ICAP) Quality Improvement Project  

A project aimed to improve care delivery for pediatric patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) by measures identified in the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America's guidelines.

​Physician LeadHospital NameCity/TownState:
Miranda Worster, MDAnMed Women's and Children's HospitalAndersonSC
Elizabeth L RobbinsAnne Arundel Medical CenterAnnapolisMD
Danielle Wales, MDAugusta HealthFishersvilleVA
Ira Wardono, MDBakersfield Memorial HospitalBakersfiedlCA
Rohini Harvey, MDBaystate Childrens' HospitalSpringfieldMA
Amy Moberg, MD, FAAPBlank Children's HospitalDes MoinesIA
Aline Tanios, MDCardinal Glennon Children's HospitalSt LouisMO
Michael Burbridge, DOCarilion Roanoke Memorial HospitalRoanokeVA
Joanne Mendoza, MDChildren's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish RiteAtlantaGA
Elsa Vasquez Melendez, MDChildren's Hospital of Illinois @ OSF St Francis Medical CenterPeoriaIL
Manoj Nepal, MDChildren's Hospital of San AntonioSan AntonioTX
Sara Boblick Smith MDChildren's Hospital of the University of IllinoisChicagoIL
Anand Gourishankar, MDChildrens Memorial Hermann HospitalHoustonTX
Ngozi I Eboh, MDChippenham Medical CenterRichmondVA
Lynn Thoreson, DODell Childrens' Medical CenterAustinTX
Julia Arana,  MDEast TN CHildren's HospitalKnoxvilleTN
Daniel Rauch, MDElmhurst Hospital CenterElmhurstNY
Stephen Percy, MDHackensack University Medical CenterHackensackNJ
Sara Eleoff Van Durme, MD, MPHJohns Hopkins Bayview Medical CenterBaltimoreMD
Emily Tan, MDKosair Children's HospitalLouisvilleKY
Richard J Mazzaccaro, MD, PhDLehigh Valley Health NetworkAllentownPA
Kevin Carter, MDLevine Children's HospitalCharlotteNC
Nivedita Srinivas, MDLucile Packard Children's Hospital at StanfordPalo AltoCA
Michelle Katzow, MDMaimonides Infants and Children's HospitalBrooklynNY
Sonal Kalburgi, DOMary Washington HospitalFredericksburgVA
Betsy Rossow MDMemorial Children's HospitalSouth BendIN
Snehal Shah, MDMetrowest Medical CenterFraminghamMA
Nicole Groves, MDMission Children's HospitalAshevilleNC
Teresa A. McCann, MDNew York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Columbia University Medical CenterNew YorkNY
Farhan ul Haq, MBBSNishtar Hospital, MultanMultanAZ
Sarah Donahue, MDNorthwestern Lake Forest HospitalLake ForestIL
Fernando Urrego, MDOchsner Hospital for ChildrenNew OrleansLA
Natalie Evans, MDOur Lady of the Lake Children's HospitalBaton RougeLA
Kara Vonderau, MDPeyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. VincentIndianapolisIN
Chris Miller, MDPrimary Children's HospitalSalt Lake CityUT
Cassandra Pruitt, MDProgress West HospitalO'FallonMO
Jason Kane, MDRush University Medical CenterChicagoIL
David R Fregeau, MDSacred Heart Medical Ctr & Children's HospitalSpokaneWA
Nicole Hetzer, MDSanta Monica UCLA Medical CenterSanta MonicaCA
Courtney Shipon, MDScottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical CenterScottsdaleAZ
Fred Guyer, MDShand's Childrens HospitalGainesvilleFL
Nicole Anania, MDSilver Cross HospitalNew LenoxIL
Timur Raghib, MDSparrow Hospital Childrens CenterLansingMI
Laurel Erickson-Parsons, MDSt Luke's University HospitalBethlehemPA
Steve Crouch, MDStormont-Vail HealthCareTopekaKS
Melvyn BraimanSUNY Downstate Medical CenterBrooklynNY
Joyee Vachani, MD, M.EdTexas Children's HospitalHoustonTX
E. Berry Seelbach, MDUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonKY
Melissa Schafer, MDUpstate Medical UniversitySyracuseNY
Karin Gray, MDVermont Children's HospitalBurlingtonVT
Bridget Donell, MDWakeMedRaleighNC
Kamakshya P Patra, MD, FAAPWVU Children's HospitalMorgantownWV
Erika Mendoza, MDYakima Valley Memorial HospitalYakimaWA





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

An improvement project with the aim of improving the care of children with bronchiolitis by increasing compliance with the AAP clinical practice guideline on bronchiolitis.

Lauren Destino, MD, FAAP

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital – Packard at El CaminoMountain View, CA
Erica Whittingham, MDSacred Heart HospitalPensacola, FL
Jocelyn Tadros, MD, FAAP Northeast Georgia Medical CenterGainesville, GA
Asta Astrauskas, MDSilver Cross HospitalNew Lenox, IL
Laura Meltzer, MDRush University Medical CenterChicago, IL
Sarah Donahue, MD, FAAP Northwestern Lake Forest HospitalLake Forest, IL
Nathan Derhammer, MD, FAAPLoyola University Medical CenterMaywood, IL
Sara Boblick Smith, MD, FAAPChildren's Hospital University of IllinoisChicago, IL
Stephanie Kuhlmann, DO, FAAPWesley Medical CenterWichita, KS
Steve Crouch, MD, FAAPStormont-Vail HealthcareTopeka, KS
Patricia Keefer, MDMott Children's HospitalAnn Arbor, MI
Nicole Groves, MD, FAAPMission Children's HospitalAshville, NC
Nicole Chandler, MD, FAAPCone Health-Moses Cone Pediatric Teaching ServiceGreensboro, NC
Eberechi Nwaobasi-Iwuh, MD, FAAPGoryeb Children's Hospital-Morristown Medical CenterMorristown, NJ
Heather McKnight, MD, FAAPUniversity of New Mexico Children's HospitalAlbuquerque, NM
Daniel Rauch, MD, FAAPElmhurst Hospital CenterElmhurst, NY
Robyn Strosaker, MD, FAAPRainbow BabiesCleveland, OH
Colleen Schelzig, MDFairview HospitalCleveland, OH
Kristin Shadman, MDAmerican Family Children's HospitalMadison, WI
Kamakshya P. Patra, MDWest Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV


Reduction in Pediatric Identification Band Errors: a Quality Collaborative
An improvement project with the aim of reducing by half the pediatric patient identification band error rate, defined as absent, illegible or inaccurate ID band, across a quality improvement learning collaborative of hospitals in one year.

Dan Hyman, MD, FAAP Children's Hospital Colorado Fort Washington, PA
Laurie Gordon, MD, FAAP New York Hospital Queens New York, NY
Steve Narang, MD, FAAP Banner Health Systems Mesa, AZ
Shannon Connor Phillips, MD, MPH, FAAP Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
John Pope, MD, MPH, FAAP Scottsdale Healthcare Hospital System Scottsdale, AZ
Michele Saysana, MD Riley Hospital for Children Fishers, IN

Transitions of Care Collaborative –Phase 1
A collaborative improvement project with the aim of documentation of hospitalist-PCP communication within two calendar days of discharge for 90% of patients within a 6-month time period.

Lora Bergert, MD Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children Honolulu, HI
David Cooperberg, MD St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Ambler, PA
Erin Stucky Fisher, MD, FAAP Rady Children's Hospital & Health Center San Diego, CA
Daniel Hershey, MD Rady Children's Hospital & Health Center San Diego, CA
Esther Israel, MD Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Boston, MA
Ann Kao, MD, FAAP Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Boston, MA
Joyce Yang Koh, MD Rady Children's Hospital & Health Center San Diego, CA
Leah Mallory, MD, FAAP Maine Medical Center Portland, ME
Beth Robbins, MD, FAAP Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD
Julia Shelburne, MD University of Texas Medical School at Houston Austin, TX
Mark W. Shen, MD, FAAP Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas Austin, TX
Donald Williams Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas Austin, TX
Kerstin Zanger Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Boston, MA

Reducing Overuse in Bronchiolitis
Shawn Ralston, MD Duke University Durham, NC
Matthew Garber, MD, FAAP Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Columbia, SC
Steve Narang, MD, FAAP Banner Health System Mesa, AZ
John Pope, MD, MPH, FAAP Scottsdale Healthcare Hospital System Scottsdale, AZ
Michele Lossius, MD, FAAP Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida Gainesville, FL
Trina Croland, MD Children's Hospital of Illinois Peoria, IL
Jeff Bennett, MD, FAAP Kentucky Children's Hospital Lexington, KY
Jennifer Jewell, MD, FAAP Barbara Bush Children's Hospital Portland, ME
Scott Krugman, MD, MS,
FAAP
Franklin Square Hospital Center Lutherville, MD
Elizabeth Robbins, MD, FAAP Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD
Joanne Nazif, MD, FAAP Children's Hospital at Montefiore New Rochelle, NY
Sheila Liewehr, MD, FAAP Children's Hospital at Montefiore New Rochelle, NY
Ansley Miller, MD, FAAP Mission Children’s Hospital Asheville, NC
Michelle Marks, DO, FAAP Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
Rita Pappas, MD, FAAP Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
Jeanann Pardue, MD, FAAP East Tennessee Children's Hospital Knoxville, TN
Ricardo Quinonez, MD, FAAP Texas Children’s Hospital Houston, TX
Bryan R. Fine, MD, MPH, FAAP Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters Norfolk, VA
Michael Ryan, MD, FAAP Children's Hospital of Richmond Richmond, VA
 
 
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