2017 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Award Winners

Good Shepherd Penn Partners has earned two award winning submissions for the 2017 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Awards, along with several employees who contributed to additional winning submissions.

 

These awards have been a long standing opportunity for teams to formally document their achievements in quality and patient safety over the last 12 months. The awards have been designed to acknowledge Penn Medicine departments who have exhibited leadership and innovation in activities that ensure high quality clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient safety and cost efficiency. A multidisciplinary committee reviewed over 124 applications using a standard scoring methodology. 

 

 

Overall Quality & Patient Safety Award Winner

 

Title: Multifaceted Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Falls 

 

Project Team Members:

  • Jean Romano, MSN, RN, NE-BC
  • Sonya Wood-Johnson, MSN, RN, RRT, PCCN
  • Anissa V. Magwood, MJ, BSN, BS, RN-BC
  • David P. Dolt MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Tarah McCloskey, PT, DPT
  • Anne Marie Pettit, MSN, RN
  • Natalie Blanden, BSN, RN
  • Kathleen Cassidy, BSN, RN
  • Melissa Anderson, BSN, RN
  • Chelsea Flick, MSN, RN, Nursing Professional Development Specialist
  • Joseph Muniak, MS, OTD, OTR/L
  • Tarah McCloskey, PT, DPT
  • Kjisten Robin, MS, OTR/L, CBIS
  • Kelli Williams, Ph.D
  • Dr. Jeremy Y. Charles, MD

 

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Operational Award Winner

 

Title: Admission Time Out

 

Project Team Members:

  • Dr. Gregory Mayro, MD
  • Dr. Michael Grippi, MD
  • Jean Romano, MSN, RN, NE-BC
  • Sonya Wood-Johnson, MSN, RN, RRT, PCCN
  • Anissa V. Magwood, MJ, BSN, BS, RN-BC
  • David P. Dolt MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Astria Mosley, MS, BSN, RN
  • Anne Marie Pettit, MSN, RN

 

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HUP- Honorable Mentioned Award Winner

 

Title: Disease Specific Therapy Services Intervention to Reduce Length of Stay for Stroke 

 

Good Shepherd Penn Partner team members Project Team Members:

  • William Pino, PT, DPT
  • Malachy J. Clancy, MOT, OTR/L, BCPR 
  • Susan Whitworth, MOT, OTR/L
  • Carolyn Haggerty, PT, DPT
  • Colleen Chancler, PT, MHS, PhD

 

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HUP- Honorable Mentioned Award Winner

 

Title: Decreasing the Incidence of Aspiration Pneumonia across the Penn Medicine Health System: A Report from the RAsPI (Reducing Aspiration Pneumonia Initiative) Collaborative

 

Good Shepherd Penn Partner team members Project Team Members:

  • Nadine J. Amsterdam, MS, CCC-SLP/L
  • Randy Dubin, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Tiffany Hogan, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Kelly Butler, PT, DPT CCS
  • Jenna Rogers, PT, DPT

Click here to view the submission