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Clinically Speaking Archives


Highlighting the important work of the faculty in the University of Colorado School of Medicine to improve care delivery, clinical quality and patient safety.
Drs. Tan, Hilden

 

June 20​​1​7​ ​Issue​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Guideline treatments in sickle cell anemia in ED; Renewed teamwork in Bone Marrow Transplant Program impacts outcomes; Listening to voice of patient undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer; and Modeling Excellence Joel Friedlander, MD and Robert Carson, MD... 

Drs. Tan, Hilden

 

March 20​​1​7​ ​Issue​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

CHCO launches "First Five" campaign, to improve well-care visit compliance; Five ways to reduce burnout and increase resiliency; Sepsis: no time to waste; and Modeling Excellence Amy Tyler, MD and Anne Wagner, MD... 

Drs. Tan, Hilden

 

January 20​​1​7​ ​Issue​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Multidisciplinary project team works together to streamline care; Mending a fractured system for hip fractures; Patient-centered radiology develops three safety initiatives; and Modeling Excellence Jenny Soep, MD and William Jones, MD... 

Joseph Kay, MD

 

October 20​​1​6​ ​Issue​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Patient-Centered Care team at CHCO working to ease burden; Going with the Flow - making consult requests better; Better and Better, Bit by Bit - clinical leaders tapped to make Epic more dynamic; Modeling Excellence Jennifer Diamond, MD and Todd Carpenter, MD... 

Joseph Kay, MD

 

July 20​1​6​ ​Issue​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Giving New Meaning to Transparency (CHCO Heart Institute); One Call, Right Time, Right Person (AF Williams Fam Med Center); When Zero Means Zero (CHCO Target Zero); Modeling Excellence John Craddock, MD and Heidi Wald, MD... 

Joseph Kay, MD

 

May 20​1​6​ Issue​​​​​​​​​​​​

Multidisciplinary Approach to Heart Failure Care; Pilot Program Expands Ability to Care for Ventilator-Dependent Children; The Wizards Behind our Screens; Modeling Excellence Bethany Peri, MD and Debra Bislip, MD... 

Joseph Kay, MD

 

March 20​1​6 Issue​​​​​​​​​​​

Answer these Six Questions; Better Care, Fewer Emergencies; Help, I need a Pharmacist!; Modeling Excellence Lisa McLeod, MD and Kristen Nordenholz, MD... 

Joseph Kay, MD

 

February 20​1​6 Issue​​​​​​​​​​​

Healing from a Distance; Rapid Diagnosis, Right Antibiotics, Right Time; Improving Radiology Turnaround times; Modeling Excellence Shikha Sundaram, MD and Craig Hogan, MD... 

Joseph Kay, MD

 

November 20​1​5 Issue​​​​​​​​​​

Managing a Difficult Transition; Primary Care Clinics Collaborate; Standard Work Optimizes Outcomes (Again!); Modeling Excellence Brian Rothberg, MD and Suchitra Rao, MD... 



 

September 20​1​5 Issue​​​​​​​​​

When We're United, Patients Win; I'm on Time! Where's my Doctor?; Demonstrating Value; Modeling Excellence Katherine Payne, MD and Mindy Cohen, MD... 



 

August 20​1​5 Issue​​​​​​​​

Urgent, Emergent, Priority; The Little Clinics; Bridges to Learning; Modeling Excellence James Borgstede, MD and Monica Federico, MD... 



 

June 201​5 Issue​​​​​​​

NSQIP Come Home; Bajaj Drives Value; Why Not Resilience?; Excellence in Action Scott Sagel, MD and Julie Scott, MD... 



 

April 2015 Issue​​​​​​

Telehealth: Four Steps to Our Future; UCHealth DocLine Brings Us Together; Congratulations - Top Prize in the Innovations Competition at the Society of Hospital Medicine meeting; and Service Excellence Mike Handler, MD and Patrick Kneeland, MD... 

Kerby RSV Article

 

March 2015 Issue​​​​

Dr. Steven Johnson, of the HIV/AIDS program at UCHA; Dr. Michael Wang of Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center; Dr. Cecilia Low Wang's mission to improve outcomes through better blood sugar management; and Service Excellence Brian Greffe, MD and Martin McCarter, MD....



 

January 2015 Issue​​​​​

Gwendolyn Kerby, MD, of Breathing Institute team at CHCO; Tom Purcell, MD, leads process improvement in Infusion Center, UC Cancer Center; Jennifer Disabato, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and team from CHCO Neurology department improve transitions from Pediatric to Adult Care; Excellence in Action: UCHA Michael T. McDermott, MD and CHCO Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD... 

Transitions Disabato team Jan 2015

 

November 2014 Issue​​​​

Sarah Parker, MD, leads Antibiotic Stewardship at Children's Hospital; Arthur Liu, MD leads process improvement in Radiation Oncology, UC Cancer Center; Marian Rewers, MD, of Barbara Davis Center rankings; James Barry, MD, NICU Digs Deep to Banish Central Line Infections.....

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