1 - 25 of 1,012
Number of results to display per page
TitleCreatorDateDescription
1 Improving Birth Attendants' Awareness and Utilization of the Transfer Toolkit for Out-of-Hospital (OOH) BirthsKingston, Ruth; Simonsen, Sara E.2020POSTER
2 Assessment of and Intervention for Compassion Fatigue in PsychotherapistsTucker, Karl; Phares, Pamela2020POSTER
3 Mindfulness-Based Training in Childbirth Education Classes to Reduce Stress in Pregnant WomenJarrett, Marissa; Yale, Jocelyn2020POSTER
4 Development and Implementation of a Referral Resource for a Multidisciplinary Team at an Urban Free Mental Health ClinicHamilton, Tessa; Hardin Pamela2020POSTER
5 Assessing Refugee Utilization of Healthcare SystemsKeuneman, Erica; Johnson, Linda; Al-Hamdani, Farah; Gallego, Anna; Head, Brian; Redman, Romany; Vanderhoff, Sheri2020POSTER
6 Identifying and Addressing Health-Related Social Needs in Perinatal Women with Substance Use DisorderJones, Kaitlyn M.; Roberts, Heather L.; Smid, Marcella; Charles, Jasmin; Simonson, Sara2020POSTER
7 Improving Transitions of Care Between Inpatient and Outpatient Settings for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care: A Quality Improvement ProjectNeilson, Jonathan2020POSTER
8 Increasing Engagement & Understanding of Patient Reported OutcomesRoberts, Janine2020With the rise of clinical informatics, questionnaires (also called instruments) have been used to collect data straight from the source - from patients themselves (Porter, Larsson, & Lee, 2016). These measures are called Patient Reported Outcome Measures, or PROMs. PROMs are defined as any informati...
9 Patient Reported Outcomes and Impact of COVID-19Seely, James A.2020A significant indicator for quality of healthcare is how a patient personally reports the outcomes from the care received. These reports are Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs). Many studies have shown that PROs improve the quality of healthcare. PROs are important, not just because hospitals need Medi...
10 Advanced Directive Software Requirements Specification and Dashboard for UHealthWinter, Mykel2020Advanced care planning (ACP) has been linked to an increase in patient autonomy and the utilization of palliative care, while decreasing costly end of life treatment, hospitalization, family distress and decision-making burden (Carr & Luth, 2017; Detering & Silveira, 2018). One of the crucial compon...
11 Patient Safety Team: Near-Miss Medication Errors and Predicting Serious Safety EventsGashler, Alexis2020Medical errors remain a leading cause of death and poor patient outcomes during hospitalization in the United States (Oyebode, 2013; Rodziewicz & Hipskind, 2019). The Institute of Medicine reported that medical errors result in at least 7,000 deaths and cost 17-29 billion dollars annually (Oyebode,...
12 Better Outcomes Start with Better EducationIhler, Nikole2020Patients who are engaged with their health care, experience better health outcomes (Miller, 2016). " Better outcomes start with better education" (Customized Communications Inc, n.d., para 1). Prenatal education comes in a variety of forms. Multiple studies have shown that pregnant women are turnin...
13 Implementation of a Standard Process for Communicating DelaysFenton, Angie2020Patient satisfaction is an essential part of healthcare, which is measured by patient surveys (U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2019). Patient satisfaction surveysallow consumers to investigate their healthcare options (U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2019). Surveys impr...
14 Nursing Quality Dashboard: Development and ImplementationHummel, Dabney2020Dashboards are a tool that health care providers use to assess and analyze quality of patient care systems data in a visually appealing, user-friendly, and efficient way (Dowding et al., 2015; Olsha-Yehiav et al., 2006; Schall et al., 2017; Tan et al., 2013; Olsha-Yehiav et al., 2006). Dashboards pr...
15 Transition Planning for Youth with Special Health Care Needs in Utah's Foster Care SystemSalama, Isabelle2020Youth with Special Health Care Needs (YSHCN) between the ages of 16 to 23 years old coming out of the Utah foster care system often experience gaps in healthcare transition planning as a result of poor communication between team members, including case workers, educators, caregivers, medical provide...
16 Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathways for Urologic Surgeries: The Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Patient OutcomesMcLain, Ben L.2020Problem DescriptionOn the 34 bed, surgical-oncology, acute care unit at an academic research hospital, standardized care guidelines for postoperative patients are only used with three surgeries and two different surgical specialties. This causes variations in patient care and inconsistencies between...
17 Obstetric Care for Women with Opioid Use Disorder: Evaluation of Online Patient Resources in UtahWaldvogel, Jael2020Opioid use in pregnancy has increased at an alarming rate, mirroring the opioid epidemic that is sweeping our nation. Drug-related overdose deaths outnumber deaths from auto accidents in the United States (Krans & Patrick, 2016) and data from the Utah Perinatal Morality Review Committee found that d...
18 Solving the Change Within the Change: Ideas on How to Sustain Change in PracticeMonge, Cristina2020Introduction: Changes are inevitable. No matter where one works, it is an expected reality that change is part of the job. This is especially true within the field of healthcare. Medical and technological advances are constant, as well as procedure processes. The medical world is forever improving, ...
19 Integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) Into a Health Plan SettingMedley, Shelly2020Health care has largely realized that it is nearly impossible to fully address health issues without addressing a person's social needs (Opthof, 2020). Evidence suggests that if health policies were to focus on addressing social and behavioral determinants of health, we would have better population...
20 Assessment of Merit-based Incentive Payment System Improvement ActivitiesZusi, Michael2020Pressure to improve quality of patient care and control costs is desired over the traditional volume driven fee-for-service reimbursement health care models (Squitieri, Bozic, & Pusic, 2017). Laws have been enacted to reward high performance Medicare clinicians and decrease payments to clinicians wh...
21 Improving Provider Ability to Prevent Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Pregnancy and PostpartumMcCready, Brittany E.2020Background: Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is primarily responsible for urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and some sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain. PFD affects one third of women in the United States, and pregnancy/childbirth are major risk factors in its developmen...
22 Addressing Utah's Nursing Workforce DiversityAguilar, Rita2020Background:A diverse nursing workforce is necessary to reduce health disparities for vulnerable populations, because patients have improved health outcomes when they receive care from health care workers who look like them. The Utah nursing workforce lacks racial and ethnic diversity. Despite a slig...
23 Improving Access to Primary Care for Medicare Patients with Complex NeedHamilton, Catherine2020Background: Healthcare spending is expected to reach 19.4% of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), exceeding $1.5 trillion, by 2028 (Sisko, Keehan, Poisalm, Cuckler, Smith, Madison, Rennie & Hardesty, 2019; OIG, 2019). Growth in overall healthcare spending is primarily due to the increase in the ...
24 An Integrated Wellness Approach Targeted Toward Reducing Depression and Anxiety while Improving OutlookBaggett, Nicholas2020Background:Depression affects 7% of the US population. While depression is treatable, it typically requires access to healthcare. Access to providers can take months, and Utah has lower than the national average number of providers. Plus, nearly one in five Utahns have a mental illness and half of t...
25 The Postpartum Wellness Phone Call :A Usability and Feasibility StudySnow, Nicholas C.2020Background:Each year, more than 3.8 million births occur in the United States. Rates of severe pregnancy-related complications and deaths in the U.S. have been rising during the last 25 years. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends increased supervision of postpartum wome...
1 - 25 of 1,012