Media/Scholarship

Media/articles about PRO work

ABIM article about CXR in ICU project at JH Bayview chapter
“Its All in the Approach.” Updates from the Field. Feb. 2016.

Article in The hospitalist about waste and harm in healthcare
Nelson, Bryn. “Medical Care Overuse Causes Waste, Harm in Healthcare.” June 2015.

Lown Institute awards JH Bayview resident Do No Harm Award
Coloian, Margie. “First ‘Do No Harm’ awards given for describing effects of medical overuse.” Feb 2015.

ABIM article about cardiac enzyme reduction at JH Bayview chapter
“Johns Hopkins Bayview Reduces Overuse of Cardiac Tests.” Updates from the Field. Sep. 2014.

HealthLeaders discuss PRO questioning routine practices
Clark, Cheryl. “Old Ways, New Ways, and Patient Safety” HealthLeaders Magazine. Jan. 2014, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p66

NPR Story about UCLA work on Cost
“Medical Schools Teach Students To Talk With Patients About Care Costs.” NPR. September 10, 2015 4:04 PM ET

Educational Sessions

Webinar about PRO as a method for a movement for high value care.
Accurso A and Palchaudhuri S. Teaching Value in Healthcare. March 2016.

Presentation of the Bayes’ Patient concept, a tool used to combine evidence based medicine and high value care concepts.
Thorp J. “Bayes’ Patient Curriculum.” AAIM High Value Care Forum. Oct 2015.

Discussion on successes and challenges on implementing high value care curriculum in a residency program.
Palchaudhuri S. “High Value Care Curriculum at Bayview.” Choosing Wisely Med Ed Affinity Group. June 2014.

Scholarly Work (updated for Bayview, awaiting links to work by other chapters

Manuscripts

Chen S. Zakaria S. “Behind the Monitor – The Trouble with Telemetry.” JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(6):894.

Larochelle MR, Knight AM, Pantle H, Riedel S, Trost JC. Reducing excess cardiac biomarker testing at an academic medical center. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2014: 29(11): 1468-1474.

Posters and presentations

Palchaudhuri S, Chen S, Thorp J, Trost J, Accurso A. Choosing Chest X-rays Wisely: A Multifaceted Intervention Targeting Scheduled, Daily Imaging Reduces CXR Utilization in the Intensive Care Unit Setting. Oral presentation presented at: Johns Hopkins High-Value Practice Research Symposium; Baltimore, MD (2016, February).

Desai K, LaRochelle M, Knight A, Palchaudhuri S, Trost J. Long Term Effect of Interventions to Reducing Excess Cardiac Biomarker Testing at an Academic Medical Center. Poster presented at: Johns Hopkins High-Value Practice Research Symposium; Baltimore, MD (2016, February).

Fava A, Accurso A. The BoCO Plot – A Tool for Teaching High-Value Care and Identifying Targets. Poster presented at: Johns Hopkins High-Value Practice Research Symposium; Baltimore, MD (2016, February).

Accurso A, Fava, A. A Second Application of the BoCO plot: Therapeutics. Poster presented at: Johns Hopkins High-Value Practice Research Symposium; Baltimore, MD (2016, February).

Palchaudhuri S, Brooks L, Chen S, Kim D, Nothelle S, Porto-Carreiro F, Accurso A. The Development of a Pledge to Spark a Movement for High-Value Care. Poster presented at: Johns Hopkins High-Value Practice Research Symposium; Baltimore, MD (2016, February).

Brooks L, Kim S, Palchaudhuri S, Thorp J, Thaver A, Christmas C, Accurso A. The CRAVE (Curriculum of Resident Activities for Value Education) Project: Teaching high-value care at the bedside. Poster presented at: AAMC IQ Meeting; Rosemont IL (2015, June).

Palchaudhuri S, Chen S, Clayton E, Accurso A, Zakaria S Analysis of Telemetry Alarms and Alerts, and Correlation to Clinical Events. Poster presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference; Oxon Hill, MD (2015, March).

Chen S, Palchaudhuri S, Johnson A, Wyman C, Accurso A, Zakaria S. Does this patient need telemetry? An analysis of telemetry ordering practices and guideline adherence. Poster presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference; Oxon Hill, MD (2015, March).

Kim, D, Palchaudhuri S, Accurso, A. The Frequency of Phlebotomy and the Incidence of Hospital-Acquired Anemia and Worsening Anemia during Hospitalization. Poster presented at: SGIM Annual Meeting;  San Diego, CA (2014, April)

Invited Talks

Accurso, A. Providers for Responsible Ordering, a grassroots approach to high-value care. Presented at:

  • National Physicians Alliance Conference, Washington DC, 10/16/15
  • The Dartmouth Institute, Hanover NH, 9/18/15
  • American College of Physicians, Council of Residents and Fellows, Philadelphia PA, 8/28/15

Accurso, A.  High-Value Care: A national tour, a local start. Grand Rounds: Williamsport Regional Medical Center, Susquehanna Health.  Williamsport PA, 8/1/14