Award Winning Presentations
Koren Way, Transplant Administrator, Vidant Medical Center
"Fast Pass" to Transplant: Improved Transplant Outcomes through Better Waitlist Management
Amy McMahon, MHA, MSN, RN Nursing Supervisor, Employee Clinic, Vidant Medical Group and Joseph Pye, MD, TQA 2.0 Faculty, Medical Director of Health Informatics, Vidant Health
Vidant Employee Clinic Redesign
George Koromia, MD, PGY-2, Department of Internal Medicine
Improving Post-Admission Medication Reconciliation among Inpatient Providers through Cognitive Feedback: The "Red Dot"
Timothy Barnes, Clinical Manager, Department of Radiation Oncology
Evaluation of the Efficiency of CT-Simulations as a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Strategy to Decrease the Time to Treatment Initiation (TTI) for Radiotherapy Patients
Ciarra Dortche, Social/Clinical Research Assistant, Department of Internal Medicine
Where did all the Patients Go? Engaging the Patient by Improving No-Show Rates: A Team Based Approach
LaShawn McDuffie, RN, MSN, Assistant Nurse Manager, Vidant Radiation Oncology
Development of a Formal Patient Education Delivery and Documentation Process for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy Treatment
Melissa Peeler, RN, BSN, Rebecca Smith, RN, BSN, and Sarah Tapscott, RN, BSN, ECU College of Nursing DNP Program
Meet PETE: Play, Educate, Train, and Exercise-A health centered app that is designed to encourage Play, Educate and Train youth on healthy lifestyle choices, and promote Exercise.
Zachary Williams, MS3, LINC Scholar, Anthony Mayen, MS3, Ryan Zeigler, MS3, Brody School of Medicine and Christian Cook, D2, ECU School of Dental Medicine
MyHealth INC.-An application designed to empower patients with a rewards based incentive system, integrated with easy-to-use technology to allow patients to easily track health care data.
Alexandria Dixon, MS4, Brody School of Medicine and Kristie Hicks, MPH, East Carolina University
Group Visit Model for Well Child Visits to Improve Anticipatory Guidance, Family Satisfaction and Support, and Resident Education
David Jaimovich, MD - Founder and President of Quality Resources International
Dr. Jaimovich is the Founder and President of QRI, an international healthcare consultancy working with healthcare systems, government agencies, and global pharmaceutical companies on 4 continents. He is the former Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for International Accreditation Services for Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and Joint Commission International (JCI). Dr. Jaimovich is a "hands on" physician executive with over 30 years of experience, a career long commitment to patient centered care and a passion for physician engagement in patient safety and quality improvement. Dr. Jaimovich attended medical school at University Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School in Guadalajara, Mexico. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, a fellowship at Northwestern University in Pediatrics-Division of Critical Care, and a fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in the Department of Anesthesia-Division of Critical Care.
- Michael Waldrum, MD, MSC, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Vidant Health
- Warren P. Newton, MD, MPH, Vice Dean & Director of NC AHEC, UNC School of Medicine
- Paul Bolin, MD, Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
- Dorothea Handron, EdD, APRN, Associate Professor Emerita, College of Nursing
- Joanne Burgdorff, Past Chairman of the Vidant Medical Center Board of Trustees
- Linda D. Hofler, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Senior Vice President - Nurse Executive, Vidant Medical Center
- Suzanne Lazorick, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health
Photos from the 2017 Symposium