prince george Projects

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Active Projects

  1. Surgical Optimization Prior to Surgery

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Akhtar, Jamil

    Aim Statement / Goal

    By December 2019, to decrease the length of time between the surgical referral (OR booking card) being received and the card being screened by a nurse for all Gynecological and Urological Surgeries at UHNBC. The goal is to decrease this time from an average of 38.5 days to 7 days.

  2. ED Cleaning of POCUS Ultrasound Machines in the UHNBC ED

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Boucher, Christina

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve the visual inspections of POCUS ultrasound machines in the UHNBC ED to being clean 75% of the time by June 2021.

  3. Joy at Work: Radiology Department at UHNBC

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Chui, Shyr

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve overall job satisfaction in the UHNBC Radiology department by 50% by December 2020.

  4. Reducing Substandard Plain Radiographs for Acute & Chronic MSK-Related Problems

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Costa, Anthony

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To reduce the proportion of sub-standard radiographic imaging series completed at UHNBC for acute and chronic MSK problems to less than 10% within 6 months

  5. ED & Lab/ECG Renewed Issues

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Cunniffe, Kathleen

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve the speed at which the UHNBC ED gets their lab and ECG results.

  6. LOUD

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Dymond, Melissa

  7. Reducing Weight Bias Among Providers at the Blue Pine Clinic

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: iyaoromi, Omowumi

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To decrease perceived and self assessed weight bias among providers at the Blue Pine Clinic.

  8. Patient Education for Psychiatric Inpatient Unit

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Jabbar, Faiza

  9. To Improve the ECT Services Provided at UHNBC

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Jani, Aarti

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To increase the number of patients that receive ECT at UHNBC by 20% by December 2020.

  10. Improve Smoking Cessation Support for Cancer Care Patients

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: O’Malley, Michael

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To decrease rates by (% TBD) of active nicotine addiction in patients undergoing cancer care at BCCA PG by April 31,21

  11. Critical Care Transport

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Turner, Christian

  12. Shoulder Care Clinic

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Van Zyl, Paul

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve access to health care for patients with shoulder issues.

  13. Visual Acuity Checks in the UHNBC ED

    Project Status: Active

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Wahab, Matt

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To have Visual Acuity Vital Signs completed on ___ % on patients present to the UHNBC ER department with a complaint of Visual Complaints by June 2021.

Completed Projects

  1. Motivational Interviewing for Adolescents with Poor Type 1 Diabetes Adherence Behaviours

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Ambrose, Holly

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To decrease the hemaglobin A1c values in adolescent patients by 0.5-1% in a sustained fashion (maintenace for 12 months) in Prince Geroge by September 2020.

  2. Possible Microbe Contamination on Ultrasound Equipment in the ED

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Besserer, Floyd

  3. Reducing the Risk: Crucial Conversations Regarding Patient Placement

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Brough, Laura

    Aim Statement / Goal

    By June 2018 there will been improvement in the accuracy of patient information transfer between the Charge Nurse in the Emergency Department and the Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) at UHNBC, through the use of a standardized communication tool.

  4. QI in the MRI Department

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Chui, Shyr

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve the quality of the MRI images being produced in the MRI department at UHNBC from 84% optimal high quality scans to 95% by April 2020. And to improve the patient experience for patients having MRI scans at UHNBC from 86% to 94% by April 2020.

  5. Web Page for Medical Imaging

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Chui, Shyr

  6. Trauma Room Efficiencies

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Costa, Anthony

  7. Surgical vs Non-Surgical Time in the OR at UHNBC

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Costa, Anthony

  8. Priority Add-Ons for Surgery

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Costa, Anthony

  9. Emergency Department and the Lab: looking for efficient ways to work together

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Cunniffe, Kathleen

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve variability in the time it takes for physicians to receive their lab work results by 30% by April 2019 in the UHNBC Emergency Department.

  10. Pharmanet Reports on ED Charts

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Cunniffe, Kathleen

    Aim Statement / Goal

    By February 29, 2020, Pharmanets wills be placed on at least 90% of UHNBC Emergency Department CTAS 2 and 3 patient charts, prior to the charts being placed in the triage rack to be seen by physicians.

  11. Length of Stay of Patients with Psychiatric Diagnosis at UHNBC

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: DeCesare, James

  12. Suboxone in the ED

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Dymond, Melissa

  13. Psychiatric Services and Safety in the ED

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Jani, Aarti

  14. Knowledge is Power: Strengthening COPD Patients with Support and Education

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: McLeod, Denise

    Aim Statement / Goal

    By October 2018, we aim to increase patient confidence in self-management thereby reducing emergency room/walk in clinic visits and hospital admissions by providing incremental information by using Group Medical Visits in Dr. McLeod's practice.

  15. Improving Pediatric Type-1 Diabetes Clinic Efficiency

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Miller, Kirsten

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve the efficiency of Dr. Miller's type 1 diabetes clinic by limiting the time the physician spends per appointment to 30 minutes. To accomplish this while ensuring that all multidisciplinary team members maintain high quality patient/family encounters. To accomplish this by September 2019.

  16. Post Placental IUD Insertion

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Mitchell-Foster, Sheona

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To explore the idea of doing post placental IUD insertions at UHNBC.

  17. Biopsies Done in Ambulatory Care

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Murray, Paul

  18. Surgical Start Time for Gynaecological Cases

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Odulio, Marijo

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To have at least 50% of Gynaecological surgical slates at UHNBC start surgery at 0800 by June 30, 2018.

  19. OR Booking Process

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Odulio, Marijo

  20. Hysteroscopy & Endometrial Ablation

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Odulio, Marijo

  21. Epidural Surveys

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Odulio, Marijo

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To investigate the length of time women wait for epidurals during child birth at UHNBC and to assess their level of satisfaction with the epidurals they receive.

  22. Emergency C-Sections & Code Pink

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Odulio, Marijo

  23. COPD

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Olsen, Sharla

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To improve the care for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

  24. Health & Wellness Initiative

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Pousette, Anne

  25. Emergency Department Assessment & Risk Management for Patients Over 70 Years

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Schokking, Ian

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To decrease elderly admissions to UHNBC by 10%.

  26. HAU Business Plan Proposal

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Smith, John

  27. Safety Scalpels

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: van Zyl, Paul

  28. ERAS

    Project Status: complete

    Community: Prince George

    Physician Lead: Wankling, Gilbert

    Aim Statement / Goal

    To implement a pathway for patients having colorectal surgeries at UHNBC.