Pamela J Schoettker

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quality improvement project to reduce perioperative opioid oversedation events in a paediatric hospital
    Deborah Vermaire
    Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:895-902. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Implementing an evidence-based acute gastroenteritis guideline at a children's hospital
    Paul H Perlstein
    Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital Medical Center CHMC, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:20-30. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Republished: developing capable quality improvement leaders
    Geraldine M Kaminski
    Quality Improvement Systems, James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 5040, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Postgrad Med J 89:78-86. 2013
  4. pmc Improving influenza immunisation for high-risk children and adolescents
    Maria T Britto
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:363-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Partnerships for Quality project: closing the gap in care of children with ADHD
    Carole Lannon
    Center for Health Care Quality, Division of Health Policy and Clinial Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:66-74. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Improving access to pediatric subspecialty care: initial failures and lessons learned
    Maria T Britto
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 17:320-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Assisting primary care practices in using office systems to promote early childhood development
    Peter A Margolis
    Center for Health Care Quality, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45299, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:383-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing surgical site infections at a pediatric academic medical center
    Frederick C Ryckman
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:192-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Quality improvement, clinical research, and quality improvement research--opportunities for integration
    Peter Margolis
    Center for Health Care Quality, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Mail Location 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:831-41. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Transforming safety and effectiveness in pediatric hospital care locally and nationally
    Keith E Mandel
    Physician Hospital Organization, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Mail Location 7023, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:905-18. 2009

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Quality improvement project to reduce perioperative opioid oversedation events in a paediatric hospital
    Deborah Vermaire
    Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:895-902. 2011
    ..Narcotics are responsible for many adverse drug events in children and there has been an increase in opioid oversedation events in hospitalised patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Implementing an evidence-based acute gastroenteritis guideline at a children's hospital
    Paul H Perlstein
    Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital Medical Center CHMC, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:20-30. 2002
    ..Its efficacy was assessed in terms of emergency department (ED) encounters and admissions, mean and total hospital costs, and mean length of hospitalization...
  3. doi request reprint Republished: developing capable quality improvement leaders
    Geraldine M Kaminski
    Quality Improvement Systems, James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 5040, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Postgrad Med J 89:78-86. 2013
    ..Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center created the Intermediate Improvement Science Series (I(2)S(2)) training course to develop organisational leaders to do improvement, lead improvement and get results on specific projects...
  4. pmc Improving influenza immunisation for high-risk children and adolescents
    Maria T Britto
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:363-8. 2007
    ..To improve influenza vaccination rates for high-risk children and adolescents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Partnerships for Quality project: closing the gap in care of children with ADHD
    Carole Lannon
    Center for Health Care Quality, Division of Health Policy and Clinial Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:66-74. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Improving access to pediatric subspecialty care: initial failures and lessons learned
    Maria T Britto
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 17:320-9. 2008
    ..We then sought to describe the reasons for the initial failure of these strategies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assisting primary care practices in using office systems to promote early childhood development
    Peter A Margolis
    Center for Health Care Quality, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45299, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:383-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use family-centered measures to estimate the effect of a collaborative quality improvement program designed to help practices implement systems to promote early childhood development services...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing surgical site infections at a pediatric academic medical center
    Frederick C Ryckman
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:192-8. 2009
    ..Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) used reliability science to dramatically reduce the rate of surgical site infections...
  9. doi request reprint Quality improvement, clinical research, and quality improvement research--opportunities for integration
    Peter Margolis
    Center for Health Care Quality, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Mail Location 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:831-41. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Transforming safety and effectiveness in pediatric hospital care locally and nationally
    Keith E Mandel
    Physician Hospital Organization, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Mail Location 7023, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:905-18. 2009
    ..Improving national system-level measures requires each hospital to pursue its own transformation journey while collaborating with hospitals and other organizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Redesigning intensive care unit flow using variability management to improve access and safety
    Frederick C Ryckman
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:535-43. 2009
    ..Beginning in 2006, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center implemented a series of interventions to "smooth" patient flow through the system...
  12. doi request reprint Use of quality-improvement methods to improve timeliness of analgesic delivery
    Srikant B Iyer
    Division of Emergency Medicine, James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, ML 7014, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e219-25. 2011
    ..We used improvement science and quality-improvement methods to reduce delays associated with opioid delivery for children presenting to the emergency department with clinically apparent extremity fractures...
  13. doi request reprint A hospital-wide quality-improvement collaborative to reduce catheter-associated bloodstream infections
    Derek S Wheeler
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e995-e1004; quiz e1004-7. 2011
    ..Quality-improvement collaboratives (QICs) are frequently used to improve health care quality. Our PICU was previously involved in a successful national QIC to reduce the incidence of CA BSI in critically ill children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Financial impact of failing to prevent surgical site infections
    Karen W Sparling
    The Divisions of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 16:219-25. 2007
    ..Despite advances in infection-control practices, surgical site infections (SSIs) remain a substantial cause of morbidity, mortality, and increased costs among hospitalized patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to change antibiotic prescribing patterns in a community
    Emanuel O Doyne
    Center for Health Care Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:577-83. 2004
    ..Excessive and inappropriate use of antibiotics has been identified as a leading cause of the emergence of multiply resistant strains of pneumococci...
  16. ncbi request reprint Individualized daily schedules for hospitalized adolescents with cystic fibrosis
    Jeanne Weiland
    Division of Patient Services, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 17:284-9. 2003
    ..This article describes the effects of an individualized patient schedule on satisfaction and clinical outcomes for patients with cystic fibrosis admitted to an adolescent unit...
  17. ncbi request reprint Empowering respiratory therapists to take a more active role in delivering quality care for infants with bronchiolitis
    Edward Conway
    Department of Respiratory Care, Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Respir Care 49:589-99. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Decreasing overuse of therapies in the treatment of bronchiolitis by incorporating evidence at the point of care
    Stephen Muething
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr 144:703-10. 2004
    ..The primary outcome of interest was use of bronchodilator therapy. Secondary outcomes included use of guideline order sets, resource utilization, length of stay, and readmission...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center: transforming care for children and families
    Maria T Britto
    Chronic Care Programs, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:541-8. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Reliability science and patient safety
    Joseph W Luria
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 53:1121-33. 2006
    ..They share a preoccupation with failure, reluctance to simplify interpretations, sensitivity to operations, commitment to resilience, and underspecification of structures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Family-centered bedside rounds: a new approach to patient care and teaching
    Stephen E Muething
    Clinical Services, Department of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 119:829-32. 2007
    ..Despite initial concerns of staff members, family-centered rounds has been widely accepted and spread throughout the institution. Here we report our experiences as a potential model to improve family-centered care and teaching...
  22. ncbi request reprint Putting evidence-based clinical practice guidelines into practice: an academic pediatric center's experience
    Wendy E Gerhardt
    Center for Professional Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:226-35. 2007
    ..Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center developed a formal process for the production of 29 evidence-based guidelines and companion tools...
  23. doi request reprint Measuring adverse events and levels of harm in pediatric inpatients with the Global Trigger Tool
    Eric S Kirkendall
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Medical Director of Clinical Decision Support, Information Services, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1206-14. 2012
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Utilizing improvement science methods to improve physician compliance with proper hand hygiene
    Christine M White
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e1042-50. 2012
    ..We used improvement methods and reliability science to increase compliance with proper hand hygiene to >95% by inpatient general pediatric teams...
  25. doi request reprint Reduction in hypoglycemic events in critically ill patients on continuous insulin following implementation of a treatment guideline
    Ranjit S Chima
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:20-8. 2012
    ..However, the incidence of hypoglycemia while attempting glycemic control using an insulin infusion may be as high as 25% and hypoglycemia may be an independent risk factor for mortality in critically ill children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Challenges to performance-based assessment for community physicians
    Melodie Blacklidge
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH, USA
    J Healthc Qual 27:20-7. 2005
    ..Response was positive. This process may help keep community physicians engaged as vital members of the hospital staff...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relationship between early primary care and emergency department use in early infancy by the medicaid population
    Uma R Kotagal
    Center for Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:710-6. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between the use and type of primary care and visits to the emergency department (ED) in early infancy by healthy infants who are Medicaid recipients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using quality improvement to optimise paediatric discharge efficiency
    Christine M White
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:428-36. 2014
    ..Our objective was to increase the percentage of Hospital Medicine patients discharged within 2 h of meeting criteria from 42% to 80%...
  29. pmc Quality improvement initiative to reduce serious safety events and improve patient safety culture
    Stephen E Muething
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 USA
    Pediatrics 130:e423-31. 2012
    ..We conducted a quality improvement initiative to implement cultural and system changes with the goal of reducing serious safety events (SSEs) by 80% within 4 years at our large, urban pediatric hospital...
  30. doi request reprint The human milk project: a quality improvement initiative to increase human milk consumption in very low birth weight infants
    Laura Ward
    Division of Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Breastfeed Med 7:234-40. 2012
    ..We conducted a multidisciplinary quality improvement effort aimed at providing at least 500 mL of human milk/kg in the first 14 days of life to very low birth weight (VLBW) (< 1,500 g) infants in the neonatal intensive care unit...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of a bronchiolitis guideline: a multisite demonstration project
    Uma R Kotagal
    Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness Program, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Chest 121:1789-97. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a multisite implementation of an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for bronchiolitis...
  32. ncbi request reprint The impact of legislation and secular trends on newborn length of stay for Medicaid infants in Ohio
    Uma R Kotagal
    Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 141:392-7. 2002
    ..Changes in LOS and "short stay" were examined for 4 periods that reflected events occurring in Ohio at the time...
  33. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive model to build improvement capability in a pediatric academic medical center
    Gerry M Kaminski
    James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Acad Pediatr 14:29-39. 2014
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Developing capable quality improvement leaders
    Geraldine M Kaminski
    Quality Improvement Systems, James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:903-11. 2012
    ..Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center created the Intermediate Improvement Science Series (I(2)S(2)) training course to develop organisational leaders to do improvement, lead improvement and get results on specific projects...
  35. doi request reprint Quality improvement project to reduce infiltration and extravasation events in a pediatric hospital
    Barbara F Tofani
    Perioperative Services, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 27:682-9. 2012
    ..The team is currently examining other strategies to reduce PIV injuries...
  36. doi request reprint Utilising improvement science methods to optimise medication reconciliation
    Christine M White
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229 3039, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:372-80. 2011
    ..Hospitals continue to struggle to implement successful programmes that meet these objectives...
  37. pmc Differential effect of state legislation regarding hospitalization for healthy newborns in a single geographic region
    Uma R Kotagal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:575-7. 2003