Edmonton Zone Medicine Quality Council - Strategic Clinical Improvement Committee

Projects/Poster Presentations

2018 Oral Presentations


Procedural sedation: QI in the ED
   

Implementing a New Diabetic Algorithm for Opthamology Day Surgery Patients at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH)
   

Using Quality Improvement (QI) Methodology to Develop a Standardized QI Educational Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents



Posters and Presentations


Edmonton Zone, Department of Medicine Access Partnership Project (APP) Access to Care Survey Audit Tool and Action Planning

Presentation: Department of Medicine Access Partnership Project

   

Using the 'Confusion Assessment Method' (CAM) Tool to Screen for Delirium Amongst Hospitalized Inpatients - a Quality Improvement Initiative

Presentation: Using the 'Confusion Assessment Method' (CAM) Tool to Screen for Delirium Amongst Hospitalized Inpatients - a Quality Improvement Initiative

   

Reducing Inappropriate Lab Draws on Unit 5A4 - A Quality Improvement Initiative

Presentation:  Inappropriate Laboratory Ordering

   

Targeting Incomplete Bowel Preparations for Inpatient Colonoscopies

Presentation:  Targeting Incomplete Bowel Preparations for Inpatient Colonoscopies

   

UAH Standardization GI On Call Resident Handover

Presentation:  Standardizing On-Call Resident Handover for the UAH Gastroenterology Rotation

   

Using Quality Improvement (QI) Methodology to Develop a Standardized QI Educational Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents

Presentation:  Quality Improvement Training

   

Grey Nuns Community Hospital - Emergency Department (ED) General Internal Medicine (GIM) Physician Consultation and Triage Process

Presentation:  GIM-ED Triage Consultation Service

   

Improving Cervical Cancer Screening Rates in HIV Positive Women

Presentation:  Cervical Cancer Screening in HIV+ Patients

   

Living Kidney Donor (LKD) Hero Assessment Process

Presentation:  Living Kidney Donor (LKD) Program - Reviewing the Timeliness of the Assessment Process - Living Donor Contact to Organ Donation - A Quality Improvement Initiative

   

Reducing Inappropriate Lab Ordering in General Internal Medicine Units at Misericordia Hospital

Presentation:  Inappropriate Laboratory Ordering

   

Implementing of the Canadian Nutrition Screening Tool on the General Internal Medicine Units at the University of Alberta

Presentation:  Nutrition Screening Project

   

University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) General Internal Medicine (GIM) Units - Ensuring Adequate Nutritional Intake and Reducing Oral Nutritional Supplement Wastage

Presentation:  Oral Nutritional Supplements: Accumulation and Waste

   

University of Alberta Hospital UAH) Pet Healing Program - Dogs that Heal.  Determining Capacity, Capability and Clinical Outcomes for Program Improvement

Presentation:  UAH Pet Healing Program

   

Understanding the Educational Needs of Patients with Adrenal Insufficiency
   

Improving the Efficiency of Handover in Pediatrics: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project

Presentation:  Improving the Efficiency of Handover in Pediatrics: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project

   

AHS WHS Programs and Creating a "Culture of QI": Applying AIW QI Principles to the Fit Test Designate Program

Presentation:  Alberta Health Services (AHS) Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Programs and Creating a "Culture of Quality Improvement (QI)"

   

An Alphanumeric Paging System - An Ongoing Quality Improvement Project

Presentation:  Using Our Words: An Alphanumeric Paging System

   

Implementing a Procedural Sedation Checklist as a Quality Improvement Initiative

Presentation: Procedural Sedation: QI in the ED

   

A Standardized Order Set with a Structured Process was Effective in Reducing Unnecessary Bloodwork in the Alternate Level of Care Inpatients

Presentation:  Inappropriate Laboratory Ordering

   

Implementing a New Diabetic Algorithm for Opthalmology Day Surgery Patients at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

Presentation: Implementing a New Diabetic Algorithm for Opthalmology Day Surgery Patients at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

   

Enhancing Physician Engagement and Leadership in Health System Transformation

Presentation:  Enhancing Physician Engagement and Leadership in Health System Transformation

   

Sturgeon Community Hospital (SCH): From the Emergency Department General Internal Medicine Consultation and Triage Service (GIM-ED) to the Hospital Medical Consult Service (HMCS) (PDSA #2)

Presentation:  GIM-ED Triage Consultation Service

   

 

Improving Timely Treatment of Patients with Suspected TTP

Presentation:  TTP Project

   

University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) GIM ED Evening Service: Formalized On-Call Staff Physician Check-In

Presentation:  GIM-ED Triage Consultation Service

   

Edmonton Zone Virtual Hospital; Development of a New Care Model

Presentation:  The EZ Virtual Hospital

   
   




University of Alberta Hospital Admission Protocol Impact on Emergency Department and Patient Flow
   

University of Alberta Hospital- Nursing Perceptions and Identification of Improvement Strategies For Patients with Post-Operative Acute Kidney Injury 
   

Edmonton Zone, Department of Medicine Access Partnership Project (APP)
   

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (GRH)-Deprescribing Benzodiazepines: A Quality Improvement Initiative
   

Kaye Edmonton Clinic-Dermatology - Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD) Glove Induced Hand Dermatitis
   

Grey Nuns Community Hospital: Improving Collaboration and Access to Rehabilitation for Stroke Patients
   

University of Alberta Hospital-high-users of Acute Care: A Deeper Dive Into Predictive Patient And System Factors
   

University of Alberta Hospital  ‐‘Ensuring Appropriate Laboratory Ordering’
   

Edmonton Zone (EZ) Adult Medicine- INSPIRED COPD Collaborative-Transcendent Care of Complex Populations 
   

Misericordia Community Hospital (MCH) - Improving Discharge Communication-Changing Our Approach to Discharge Summaries
   

Mealtime Companionship Program at the University of Alberta Hospital: a Study on the Views of Patients, Volunteers, Health Care Providers, and Relevant Stakeholders 
   

Kaye Edmonton Clinic – Patch Testing Evaluation  
   

Royal Alexandra Hospital / Lois Hole Hospital: Reducing Excessive Laboratory Ordering for Preeclampsia Bloodwork: Be Hip Gone with PIH  
   

Kaye Edmonton Rheumatology Clinic-Pre-visit Outpatient Planning- Improving Patient Preparedness for Clinic Visits
   

Building Organizational Capacity for Clinical Quality Improvement in an Academic Health Center
   

Sturgeon Community Hospital (SCH) –Emergency Department General Internal Medicine (GIM) Physician Consultation and Triage Process