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VIP Network Publications, Presentations, Awards

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

Publications

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.

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.
  • Ralston 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.

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 

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.
  • Ralston SL, Atwood EC, Garber MD, Holmes AV. What Works to Reduce Unnecessary Care in Bronchiolitis? A Qualitative Analysis of a National Collaborative. Academic Pediatrics (epub) 2016.​

Presentations

Award

  • 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)

Publications

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

  • O'Connor K, Hrach CM, Garber M. Blood Culture Utilization in Hospitalized Infants with First Febrile UTI: Baseline Data from an AAP QuIIN VIP Quality Improvement Initiative. AAP National Conference and Exhibition Section on Hospital Medicine Abstract Poster Session 2016.
  • O'Connor K, Shanley LA, Garber M. Renal Ultrasound and Voiding Cystourethrogram Utilization in Hospitalized Infants with First Febrile UTI: Baseline Data from an AAP QuIIN VIP Quality Improvement Initiative.  AAP National Conference and Exhibition Section on Hospital Medicine Abstract Poster Session 2016.
  • Engel R, Pate B. UTI Management Beyond the AAP Guideline: New Evidence, Current Controversies, and Quality Improvement. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference 2015 (Concurrent Session).​
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