4053.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Clinical Quality Improvement: Changing Care Delivery for Major Health Problems of the 21st Century

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Gordon D Schiff, MD
8:30 AMUse of CQI principles to increase preventive screenings in high-risk infants
Betsy J. Justason, MPH, Michelle L. Sachariat, MA, Robert D. McArtor, MD
8:45 AMClinician Compliance with Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention Guidelines
Latha Chandran, MD, Maryam Navaie-Waliser, Dr.P.H, Naz J. Zulqarni, MD, Sandeep Batra, MD, Hulya Bayir, MD, Michelle Shah, BS
9:00 AMHospital readmission rates associated with the dose of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) among patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction
Jean-Christophe Luthi, MD, MPH, Mary-Jo Lund, MSPH, Laura Sampietro-Colom, MD, MSPH, William M. McClellan, MD, MPH, David G. Kleinbaum, PhD
9:15 AMDiabetes management In a heavily insured population during 1/1/98 - 12/31/98
Mary Martus, RN, BSN, Fred Fedorowicz, PA-C, Kevin Hawkins, PhD, Vicki Wilson, MA, David Share, MD, Beth Goldman, MD, MPH, Connie Blachut, MPH, Susan Rubin, MPH, Janet Burris-Richardson, RN, BSN
9:30 AMHow Organizational Factors Affect Blood Stream Infection Rates: A Multi-hospital Study
Barbara I. Braun, PhD, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD, Steven Solomon, MD, Lynn Steele, MS, CIC, Edward Wong, MD, Bryan Simmons, MD, Cheryl Richards, BSN, RRA
9:45 AMColorectal cancer screening in a heavily insured population during 1/1/94 - 12/31/98
Rebecca Goucher, MA, Beth Goldman, MD, Frederick Fedorowicz, PA-C, Mary Martus, RN, David Share, MD, Kevin Hawkins, PhD, Vicki Wilson, MA, Connie Blachut, MPH
Sponsor:Medical Care
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Health Administration

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA