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The Improvement Science Summit is the official conference of the Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN). Philosophically aligned with the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, the goals of the ISRN are to accelerate improvement by conducting interprofessional landmark multisite studies and to enhance translation of research findings into health care.

Transforming health care through quality improvement and patient safety initiatives is a national priority. This innovative 1 1/2 day conference focused on advancing healthcare improvement research.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
2011 Summit Welcome and Overview

Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, MS, EdD, FAAN
Professor and Director
Academic Center for Evidence-Based Nursing, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Principal Investigator, Improvement Science Research Network

Getting the Most from Research Collaboratives: Applying the Science of Team Science

Michelle Bennett, PhD
Deputy Scientific Director for the National Heart Lung and
Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institutes of Health

Part 1:
Evaluating Quality Improvement Interventions

John Øvretveit, B.Sc. (Hons), MPhil., PhD, C.Psychol, C.Sci, M.I.H.M.
Director of Research,
Professor of Health Innovation Implementation and Evaluation
Medical Management Centre
The Karoliuska Institutet, Stockholm

Part 2
Evaluating Quality Improvement Interventions: Research Study Examples

John Øvretveit, B.Sc. (Hons), MPhil., PhD, C.Psychol, C.Sci, M.I.H.M.
Director of Research,
Professor of Health Innovation Implementation and Evaluation
Medical Management Centre
The Karoliuska Institutet, Stockholm

Quality Improvement Meets Research: FMEA and RCA as Research Methods

Virginia Moyer, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Head, Academic General Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief Quality Officer
Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Building Research Collaboratives for Multi-Site Studies (Concurrent Sessions)

  • Frontline Staff Engagement in Quality Improvement
    • Facilitator: Suzanne Beyea, PhD, RN, FAAN
      Associate Director, Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging
      Director of Nursing Research for Health and Aging
      Dartmouth Hitchcock
    • Network Investigator: Robert L. Ferrer, MD, MPH
      Associate Professor and Director of Research,
      Department of Family and Community Medicine
      University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    • Network Investigator: Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
      Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice
      University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • Impact of Cognitive Load, Interruptions, and Distractions on Medication Administration Errors
    • Facilitator: Myrta Rabinowitz, PhD, RN, BC
      Manager, Nursing Initiatives, Office of Chief Nursing Executive
      Institute for Nursing
      North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
    • Network Investigator: Lily Thomas, PhD, RN
      Vice President of System Nursing Research
      North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
    • Network Investigator: Patricia Donohue-Porter, PhD, MS
      Associate Professor and Director of the PhD Program, Nursing
      Adelphi University
  • Team Performance for Patient Safety
    • Facilitator: Sarah Humme, RN, MSN, NE-BC
      Chief Nursing Officer
      Methodist Texsan Hospital
    • Network Investigator: Heidi King, MS, FACHE
      Deputy Director, Department of Defense (DOD) Patient Safety Program
      Director, Patient Safety Solutions Center
      TRICARE Management Activity
    • Network Investigator: Mary Salisbury, MSN, RN,
      President
      The Cedar Institute, Inc.
    • Network Investigator: Katherine Jones, PT, PhD
      Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy Education
      University of Nebraska Medical Center
Research Collaborative Reports
  • Frontline Staff Engagement in Quality Improvement
    • Facilitator: Suzanne Beyea, PhD, RN, FAAN
      Associate Director, Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging
      Director of Nursing Research for Health and Aging
      Dartmouth Hitchcock
  • Impact of Distractions during Medication Administration
    • Facilitator: Coming Soon... Stay Tuned
  • Team Performance for Patient Safety
    • Facilitator: Sarah Humme, RN, MSN, NE-BC
      Chief Nursing Officer
      Methodist Texsan Hospital
Using National Measures to Study Quality and Patient Safety

James B. Battles, PhD
Social Science Analyst for Patient Safety
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQuIPS)
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)

Summary and Closing

Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, MS, EdD, FAAN
Professor and Director
Academic Center for Evidence-Based Nursing, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Principal Investigator, Improvement Science Research Network

Abstracts

2011 Abstracts on Quality Improvement Research

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