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October 2016 Issue

Clinically Speaking Archive

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

Bettina Cuneo MD Jan 2016​​​​​​​​​


Parent-Centered Care​​​​​​​ ​ ​ ​​​ ​​​​

It's stressful to learn your child needs specialty care, particularly when they need to see providers across multiple departments. That's why a team at CHCO is working to ease the burden of scheduling two or more appointments. 

Ambulatory Clinics On Time Starts​​​​​​​​​


Going with the Flow​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​

As many as 40% of patients in the nations' emergency departments require a bedside consultation from a specialist - consults that, depending on time of day and availability, could cause significant wait times for patients.

Glucose Mgmt Team​​​​​​​


Better and Bett​er, Bit by Bit​​​​​​​​​ ​ ​

When Children's Hospital Colorado implemented Epic system-wide more than a decade ago, many physicians found themselves spending less time at the patient's bedside and more time behind a computer screen.



Modeling​​ Ex​​​cellence​​​​​​​​​​​​

All of us aspire to provide the best experience for our patients. This issue features: Jennifer Diamond, MD and Todd Carpenter, MD.  



Bits &​ Pi​​e​ces​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

School of Medicine Community Newsroom​​; Edward Ashwood, MD receives the 2016 Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award​​; Congrats to CHCO Prov​id​ers​​​​ of the month​, Drs. Johnson, Carubia, Dingman and Soep; UCH on short list for rare cardiology recognition​​; Cancer Patient Autopsies Produce Body of Evidence​​; Doctor, Researcher and (hero) Frank Accur​so​​, MD; and​ ​m​​ore​​​​​​