Health Services Research Day at Emory

    Quality Day 2017

    The Georgia CTSA and Emory Department of Medicine are pleased to present Health Services Research Day

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    Past Event Information

    2018 Event: "Improving Outcomes and Value of Healthcare"

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    2017 Event: 
    "Emerging Concepts in Health Services Research"

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    Congratulations to our award winners!

    Top Scoring Abstract Awards:
    Katherine Baxter, Wesley T. O'Neal, and Lindsay Allen

    1st Place Poster Award:
    Wen Liu

    2nd Place Poster Award:
    Taylor Melanson

    3rd Place Poster Award:
    Raymond J. Lynch, MD, MS

    2016 Event

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    Pairing Emory and external data for health services and health policy research (Jason Hockenberry)

    Peripheral arterial disease: a VA population experience (Shipra Arya, MD) Emory login required to access.

    Highlighted abstract submission: "Home health pilot decreases readmissions in high-risk ileostomy patients (Virginia Shaffer) Emory login required to access.

    Toward better, not more, end-of-life care (Mi-Kyung Song) 

    Exploring the impact of sex discrepancies in HIV treatment and cure (Cecile Delille Lahiri) 

    A patient-centered population health approach to older adults with CKD (Barrett Bowling)

    The AEIOU chest pain study: Assessing Emergency Ischemia in the Observation Unit - ethnicity and gender opportunities (Michael Ross)

    Highlighted abstract submission: "Reducing 'inappropriate' percutaneous coronary intervention procedures in a multi-hospital, academic health care system (Joe Xie)

    Choosing wisely: Translating evidence into practice change (David Howard, PhD

    The Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and models for containing costs (Adam Wilk)

    Highlighted abstract submission: "Decreasing length of stay and cost in colorectal surgery using an enhanced recovery program (Liza Roger)

    2015 Event

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    2015 Presentations:

    Inequality in Quality: Closing the Disparity Gap (Rachel Patzer)

    From Quality to Outcomes: Achieving Optimal & Equitable Health Outcomes for All (George Rust)

    Informatics - Data Rich or Data Overload? (Sheri Chernetsky Tejedor)

    Bridging the Gap: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Fall Prevention (Corrine Abraham)

    Preventing Unneccessary Re-admissions: Measuring Care Coordination Across the Continuum (Nicole Franks)

    Overuse of Imaging: Identifying Waste and Inefficiency (Kimberly Applegate)

    Reducing Costs in the Emergency Department (Douglas Lowery-North)

    2014 Event

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    Please contact to request a copy of a 2014 slide presentation.

    Sponsors & Planning Committee

    The 2017 event was coordinated by the Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine. Planning committee members include Drs. Nathan Spell, Daniel Hunt, David J. MurphyKathy GriendlingRachel Patzer, Jason Hockenberry, and Mehul Raval, with administrative support from Rebekah Hills and Hannah Joy. 

    We would like to thank the Woodruff Fund, Inc. Board of Directors (under the Health Services Research Initiative, within the Woodruff Health Sciences Center) for its generosity in sponsoring this event for the past two years.