Health Services Research Day at Emory
The Georgia CTSA and Emory Department of Medicine are pleased to present the 5th annual Health Services Research Day
Join us for this symposium and networking opportunity where researchers will learn about ongoing quality, effectiveness, and value-based research activities across the state of Georgia. This year’s theme “Improving Outcomes and Value of Healthcare” will focus on interactive discussions, the generation of novel approaches to quality, and value-based research and stimulating interdisciplinary collaboration across the Georgia CTSA.
Rachel Werner, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
2017 Event: "Emerging Concepts in Health Services Research"
Congratulations to our award winners!
Top Scoring Abstract Awards:
Katherine Baxter, Wesley T. O'Neal, and Lindsay Allen
1st Place Poster Award:
2nd Place Poster Award:
3rd Place Poster Award:
Raymond J. Lynch, MD, MS
Click the names of talks below to download slides.
|8:30||Opening remarks by Dr. Rachel E. Patzer|
|8:35||Session I: Implementation Science: What Is It and Ongoing Projects
Moderator: Rachel E. Patzer,
|8:35 - "Overview of Implementation Science" (Cam Escoffery
9:00 - "Uptake of Evidence-based colorectal cancer interventions in primary care clinics" (Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, MPH)
9:15 - "Quality and implementation science at the VA" (Anne M Tomolo, MD, MPH)
9:30 - "Adoption of evidence-based clinical practices to care for older patients" (Carolyn Clevenger RN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP)
9:45 - "Highlighted abstract submission: "Ramifications of the Children's Surgery Verification" (CSV) program for patients and hospitals" (Katherine J Baxter, MD)
9:55 - Moderated discussion of other projects at Emory
|10:00||Poster Session and Coffee Break|
|10:45||Session II: Patient-Centered / Patient-Reported Outcomes
Moderator: Mehul V. Raval, MD, MS
|10:45 - “Engaging patients in health services research” (Deb Bruner RN,
11:10 - "ED triage to increase patient satisfaction" (Justin Schrager, MD, MPH)
11:25 - "Integrating
11:40 - "
11:55 - Highlighted abstract submission: "Provider Specialty and Anticoagulation Prescription Patterns in Atrial Fibrillation" (Wesley T. O'Neal, MD, MPH)
12:05 - Moderated discussion of other projects at Emory
|12:15||Lunch, networking tables, poster viewing|
|1:00||Keynote talk: Martin Makary, MD
"Quality and Safety in Healthcare"
|2:00||Poster session and coffee break|
|2:45||Session III: Health Care Finance and Economics
Moderator: Jason M. Hockenberry, PhD
|2:45 - "National patterns of
3:10 - "Children's versus
3:25 - “Role of continuity of care and specialist involvement in treating high need patients” (Kenton Johnston,
3:40 - "Hepatitis C treatment prioritization in U.S. Prisons: A health systems perspective" (Turgay Ayer,
3:55 - "Highlighted abstract submission: "The Impact of Urgent Care Centers on Emergency Department Use" (Lindsay Allen, MA)
4:05 - "Telehealth in critical care: the
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)
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,
Highlighted abstract submission: "Decreasing length of stay and cost in colorectal surgery using an enhanced recovery program (Liza Roger)
Informatics - Data Rich or Data Overload? (Sheri Chernetsky Tejedor)
Overuse of Imaging: Identifying Waste and Inefficiency (Kimberly Applegate)
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of a 2014 slide presentation.
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. Murphy, Kathy Griendling, Rachel 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.