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2019 Quality Improvement Fair winners announced

2019 Quality Improvement Fair winners announced

June 11, 2019 School of Medicine News

The winners of the seventh annual Quality Improvement Fair, hosted by the West Virginia University School of Medicine Office of Graduate Medical Education on May 23, have been announced.

The fair’s presentations are split into two categories—platform and poster presentations.

The 2019 winners include:

Platform Presentations

Matthew Auten, MD; Pathology, Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine – “Quality Intervention to Improve Specimen Stability in an Inpatient Pediatric Infusion Facility Performing Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing”

Loren Custer, MD; Obstetrics/Gynecology – “Addition to Azithromycin to Pre-Operative Antibiotic Regimen in Cesarean Sections that Occur after Onset of Labor”

Momin Shah Khan, MD; Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology – “Using the Plan-Do-Study-Act Method to Improve Bone Density Screening in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease”

Poster Presentations

Daniel O’Brien, MD; Otolaryngology – “Standardization and Reduction of Narcotics after Pediatric Tonsillectomy”

Claire Schrelten, MD; Pediatrics – “Revisiting Discussions of Transitions of Care at WVU Pediatric and Adolescent Group Practice”

Phillip Purnell, MD; Otolaryngology – “Examining the Clinical Benefit and Cost of Immunoglobulin Testing in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis”