2017

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Challenges to Aligning Coordination Technology with Organizations, People, and Processes in Healthcare, Susan A. Sherer, Chad D. Meyerhoefer, and Donald L. Levick MD (Presentation)

Considerations in the Physician Transition to Leadership., Thomas V. Whalen MD, FACHE (Article)

2016

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The Hard Truth About a Soft Go Live a New Recipe for Success., Donald L. Levick MD, MBA and Kimberly Castagna BA (Presentation)

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The Evolution of Data Governance in Healthcare-Does it Ever End., Donald L. Levick MD, MBA and Lori Yackanicz (Presentation)

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A mixed methods study of clinical information availability in obstetric triage and prenatal offices., Chad D Meyerhoefer, Susan A Sherer, Mary E Deily, Shin-Yi Chou, Lizhong Peng, Tianyan Hu, Marion B. Nihen MD, Michael Sheinberg MD, and Donald L. Levick MD (Article)

2015

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Evaluation of a Program Designed to Promote Positive Police and Youth Interactions, Samantha A. Goodrich, S. A. Anderson, and V. LaMotte (Article)

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Veteran Centric Health Care Toolkit for Civilian Hospitals, Judith Sabino MPH; Eric Johnson MPSA, CPS, CAAMA, CHS, CHEP, CDP; James F. Geiger MPA, FACHE; Alexander Alex MHA; and Zachary Laudenslager BS (Article)

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Healthcare Worker Intercultural Sensitivity Survey Findings Inform Organizational Cultural Awareness Initiative., Judith Sabino MPH, Jarret R. Patton MD, Jay Baglia PhD, and Anthony Nerino MA (Article)

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Integrating Commercial Ambulatory Electronic Health Records With Hospital Systems: An Evolutionary Process., Susan A. Sherer; Chad D. Meyerhoefer; Michael Sheinberg MD; and Donald Levick MD, MBA, CPHIMS (Article)

2014

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Utilization of a Resource Algorithm to Enhance Departmental Communications, Diane Horoski; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; and Angela Lutz BS, RRT-NPS (Poster)

An Idiot’s Guide to Surviving Your Lawsuit, Brian J. LaSalle MS, CPCU, ARM, CPHRM (Presentation)

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A Clinical Decision Support Implementation Guide, Donald Levick MD and Jerome Osheroff (Book Chapter)

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Physician-Hospital Alignment: An Essential Ingredient in Value Production, Brian A. Nestor DO, MBA (Book Chapter)

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Physician Clinical Alignment and Integration: A Community Academic Hospital Approach, Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH; Sandra Jarva-Weiss JD; Brian A. Nestor DO, MBA; and Thomas V. Whalen MD (Article)

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Financial Coordination Services at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Pamela Tobias MS, RHIA and Kathleen Ring BBA (Article)

2013

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Achieving Succession Planning and Implementation: One Healthcare Network's Story, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC and Richard MacKenzie MD (Article)

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Engaging Patients With Effective Communication, Andrew Cook MS (Report)

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Bienvenidos: The Intial Phase of Organizational Transformation to Enhance Cross-Cultural Health Care Delivery in a Large Health Network, James F. Geiger MPA, FACHE; Judith Sabino MPH; Eric J. Gertner MD, MPH; Jarret R. Patton MD; and Llewellyn J. Cornelius PhD (Article)

A Mixed Method Study of Information Availability on Pregnancy Outcomes, Donald Levick MD (Poster)

Dr. StrangeTech: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Innovation, Donald Levick MD (Presentation)

Health IT Leaders Speaks Up on Priorities, Staffing and Strategies, Donald Levick MD (Article)

Implementing a Complete Perinatal Information System, Donald Levick MD (Presentation)

The Implementation of a Perinatal Continuum of Care Information System: Lessons Learned, Donald Levick MD and Michael Sheinberg MD (Article)

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Information Flow and Clinical Outcomes in a Fully Functional Perinatal Continuum of Care, Donald Levick MD, Michael Sheinberg MD, Chad Meyerhoefer PhD, Mary Deily, Shin-Yi Chou PhD, and Susan Sherer PhD (Poster)

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Reducing Unnecessary Testing in a CPOE System Through Implementation of a Targeted CDS Intervention, Donald Levick MD; Glenn Stern; Chad D. Meyerhoefer; Aaron Levick; and David Pucklavage RN, BSN, CPM, SME (Article)

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A Cross-Cultural Health Care Approach to Improve Veteran Health Services in an Academic Community Hospital, Judith Sabino MPH; Eric Johnson MPSA, CPS, CAAMA, CHS, CHEP, CDP; and James F. Geiger MPA, FACHE (Poster)

2012

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Examining Cancer-Related Pain and Quality of Life in Lehigh Valley Home Care Patients, Linda G. Alley PhD, RN; Hannah D. Paxton RN, MPH; Michelle D. Flores BSN, RN; Carol A. Foltz PhD; J Wike MPH, MBA; Vickie Cunningham BSN, RN; and Jeffrey Etchason MD (Poster)

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Operation Improvement: Enhancing Perioperative Billing, Janet Caverly (Poster)

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A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate a Structural Intervention to Promote the Female Condom in New York State., Theresa M Exner; James M Tesoriero; Haven B Battles; Susie Hoffman; Joanne E Mantell; Jacqueline Correale; Jessica Adams-Skinner Ed.D, MPH; Dara A Shapiro; Kirsten Rowe; Richard A Cotroneo; Cheng-Shiun Leu; Joyce Hunter; and Susan J Klein (Article)

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Validating a Single-Question Health Literacy Test Among African Americans., Dorothy Faulkner PhD (Article)

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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Presenting as Diuretic-Refractory Cardiorenal Syndrome, Brigid Hallinan DO (Poster)

Plugging the DRIP: Challenges with Business Intelligence, Donald Levick MD (Presentation)

Stopping the Drip (Data Rich, Information Poor), Donald Levick MD (Presentation)

Enhancing Practice Value Through Meaningful Use and Health IT, Donald L. Levick MD (Presentation)

The Unintended Consequences of Clinical Decision Support, Donald Levick MD and David Pucklavage RN, BSN, CPM, SME (Presentation)

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Striving for Zero IV Pump Errors – A Unique Approach, Kristie Lowery RN, BS, CPHQ, CPHRM; Gwenis L. Browning RN, MSN; Georgene Saliba RN, BSN, MBA, CPHRM; and Leroy Kromis PharmD (Poster)

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Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: An Implementer's Guide, Jerome A. Osheroff MD, FACP, FACMI; Jonathan M. Teich MD, PhD, FACMI, FHIMSS; Donald Levick MD; Luis Saldana MD; Ferdinand T. Velasco MD; Dean F. Sittig PhD, FACMI, FHIMSS; Kendall M. Rogers MD, CPE, FACP, SFHM; and Robert A. Jenders MD, MS, FACP, FACMI, (Book)

Extending the Technology Acceptance Model in Healthcare: Identifying the Role of Trust and Shared Information, Sabrina Terrizzi, Susan Sherer, Chad D. Meyerhoefer, Donald Levick MD, and Michael Sheinberg MD (Poster)

2011

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Impact of Automobile Restraint Device Utilization on Facial Fractures and Fiscal Implications for Plastic Surgeons., Joshua M. Adkinson and Robert X. Murphy JR, MD, MS (Article)

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An Ethnographic Examination of the Hourly Rounding Process, Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Kathy Baker RN, MPH; Hannah D. Paxton RN, MPH; Michelle D. Flores RN, BSN; and Deborah Swavely RN, MSN (Poster)

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Dashboards Drive Direction, Susan L. Lawrence MS, CMAC and Krista J. Casey MBA (Poster)

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CT Scanning Is Sufficient to Clear the Cervical Spine of Elderly Falls Less Than 5 Feet., Douglas Lehman MD, Rovinder S. Sandhu MD, Leslie Baga BSN, Farheen Hussain MS, and John J. Hong MD (Poster)

Treating Data as a Corporate Asset to Improve Clinical and Financial Management, Donald Levick MD (Presentation)

Testimony to Senator Mike Folmer, Harry Lukens and Donald Levick MD (Presentation)

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Talking Circles: The Art of Communication for Physician Leaders, Erica T. Mahady MA, Jody Millard MA, and Jarret R. Patton MD (Poster)

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Conflicts Between Conservative Christian Institutions and Secular Groups in Sub-Saharan Africa: Ideological Discourses on Sexualities, Reproduction and HIV/AIDS., Joanne E Mantell; Jacqueline Correale; Jessica Adams-Skinner Ed.D, MPH; and Zena A Stein (Article)

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Implementing a Fall Prevention Newsletter to Enhance Patient Safety, Mary Ellen O'Connell RN, MSN, MBA; Claire Kukielka MS, CPHQ; and Carolyn Davidson PhD, RN, CCRN, FNP-BC (Poster)

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Double the Outcomes: Employing Sensory Based Approaches to Improve the Quality of Care and Reduce the Use of Restraints on Inpatient Behavioral Health Units, Mary Ellen O'Connell RN, BSN, MSN, MBA; Jennifer P. Maloney MS, OTR/L; and Stephanie Lenhart MBA, CPHQ (Poster)

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Three Words to Engage a Network in Patient Safety, Georgene Saliba MBA, CPHRM; Kristie Lowery RN, BS, CPHQ, CPHRM; and Gwenis L. Browning RN, BSN (Poster)

Organizational Challenges in the Implementation and Integration of Vendor-Supplied Electronic Health Record System, Susan Sherer, Chad D. Myerhoefer, S Chou, M Deily, Donald Levick MD, and M Sheinberg (Presentation)

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Using Lean Principals to Improve Patient Flow, Keith Weinhold MHA, FACHE; Eliot L. Friedman MD; Darlene Matthias RN, MS, OCN; Mary R. Greenberg; Amy E. LeVan RN, BSN, OCN; Jill Korn RN, BSN, OCN; Melissa Kratz RN, MSN, AOCN; Mandy Melocheck RN, MSN, OCN; Cindy J. Fenton RN, OCN; Janine Barnaby RPh, BCOP; Jeanne Kenna RN, OCN; Jennifer Mesker PharmaD; Kyle Sabatino RN, MSN, AOCN; Lori Turnbach; Maura Price RN, BSN, OCN; Pamela Tobias MS, RHIA; Patricia Shearburn RN, MSN, AOCN; Ramona E. Chase CRNP; Stephanie Thomas; Pamela Repetz; and Barbara Versage RN, MBA, CPHQ (Poster)

2010

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Integrating Evidence-Based Practice with Organizational Systems: A Case Example, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD; and Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Book Chapter)

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Hospital System-Based Changes Enhance Throughput and Meet Increased Demand Without Adding New Facilities, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Susan Lawrence MS, CMAC; Michael J. Pistoria DO, FACP, SFHM; and Kim Jordan RN, MHA, NE-BC (Article)

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The "Dance" Continues ... Evaluating Differences In Call Bell Use Between Patients In Private Rooms And Patients In Double Rooms Using Ethnography, Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Joanna Bokovoy DrPH, RN; and Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

Practicing Anthropology in an Academic Community Hospital: Lessons From the Field, Lynn M. Deitrick PhD, RN; Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; and Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH (Article)

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Inadequate Health Numeracy Affects Cancer Screening Practices in Vulnerable Populations, Sherrine Eid MPH and Dorothy Faulkner PhD (Poster)

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AMDIS Case Conference: Intrusive Medication Safety Alerts, J. Graham, Donald Levick MD, and R. Schreiber (Article)

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The Neighborhood Cancer Center, Gregory R. Harper MD, PhD; Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH; Keith J. Weinhold MHA; and Elliot J. Sussman MD, MBA (Poster)

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Parent Decision-Making About Teen Driving, Diana Heckman; Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Michael Adams; Anthony Nerino; and Robin Rivera (Poster)

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Development of a Reliable and Valid Organization-Specific Professional Practice Assessment Tool, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Joanna Bokovoy DrPH, RN; and Janet Houser RN, PhD (Article)

Cohorting Patients by Medical Groups to Improve Throughput and Decrease Length of Stay., Susan Lawrence MS, CMAC (Presentation)

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Cohorting Patients by Medical Groups Improves Throughput and Length of Stay, Susan L. Lawrence MS, CMAC (Poster)

Lehigh Valley Health Network: Transfer Center, Susan Lawrence MS, CMAC and Brenda Miller-Reeser (Presentation)

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Catch a Near Miss and Prevent a Harmful Error, Georgene Saliba MBA, CPHRM; Leroy Kromis; and Kristie Lowery RN, BS, CPHQ, CPHRM (Poster)

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Evaluation of the Care Manager Role in Primary Care, Malaika Stoll MD; Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Nancy Gratz MPA; Pam Marcks; and Kathleen Moser (Poster)

Alignment of Lean Management Process to Quality and Safety in a Academic Community Hospital: Psychiatry for the Twenty First Century., Ronald W. Swinfard MD, FACP; Michael Kaufmann MD; Ralph A. Primelo MD; Laurence P. Karper MD; Muhamad Aly Rifai MD; Edward Norris MD, FAPM; Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH; David B. Burmeister DO; Gail R. Stern MSN; David Dylewski MS; D James Ezrow LCSW; Rosanne Teders LCSW; and Courtney Vose RN, MSN, MBA, APRN (Presentation)

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Physician Buy-In for EMR's, L. Yackanicz, R. Kerr, and Donald Levick MD (Article)

2009

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Dermabond Bolster-Assisted Primary Closure of Atrophic Skin, M A. Bain; E A. Peterson; and Robert X. Murphy JR, MD, MS (Article)

The Collaborative Faces of Research at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC (Presentation)

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Complex Adaptive Strategy to Produce Capacity-Driven Financial Improvement., Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC; Richard S. MacKenzie MD; Kristi Pintar; Deborah Halkins; and Brian A. Nestor DO, MBA (Article)

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Complex Adaptive Strategy to Produce Capacity-Driven Financial Improvement, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Richard MacKenzie MD; Kristi Pintar MBA; Deborah Halkins; and Brian A. Nester DO, MBA (Article)

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Using Rapid Assessment to Evaluate Noise on an In-Patient Unit., Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Paulette Kennedy BSN, RN, NE-BC; Carol Cyriax BSN, RN; and Nancy Davies-Hathen MSN, RN (Article)

Leveraging EMR's for Revenue Positive Business Process: Release of Information Management at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Zelda B. Greene (Presentation)

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Health System Automates Medication Reconciliation. Solution Extracts Information Directly From the Clinical System Throughout a Patient's Stay and at Discharge, Donald Levick MD, Sandra Haldeman, and Michelle Beck (Article)

2008

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Leadership Architecture: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Succession Planning, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Molly Sebastian MSN, RN, CNAA, BC; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; and Courtney B. Vose MSN, RN, CRNP, CEN (Article)

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Q: Who Will Follow the Leader? A: Good Question. Leadership Survey Reveals Hospitals Aren't Doing Enough to Groom Future Top Execs, Melanie Evans (Article)

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The Professional Excellence Council: Implications for All Forces of Magnetism, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC and Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE (Article)

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Peer Case Review Sharpens Event Analysis, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Nancy Davies-Hathen MSN, MEd, RN, NEA-BC; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Georgiann Morgan RN; and Rita Bendekovits MSN, RN, ONC, CRRN (Article)

2007

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The Desired Future of Nursing Doesn’t Just Happen – Engaged Nurses Create It, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Linda Drexinger Durishin MSN, RN; Jody L. Millard MA; and Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

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The Impact of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions on Outcomes for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Pennsylvania, Christopher S. Hollenbeak PhD; John P. Fitzgibbons MD; Michael A. Rossi MD, MBA; D Lynn Morris MD; and Paula Stillman MD, MBA (Article)

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Knowledge Integration: The IAIMS Experience at LVH., Donald L. Levick MD; Linda M. Schwartz MDE, AHIP, CM; and Bryan G. Kane MD (Presentation)

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Developing Clinical Leadership Capability, Kristi A. Pintar MBA; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; and Gwendolyn D. Rosser RN, MA, MS (Article)

2006

Foreword, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE (Article)

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Becoming a Leader in Patient Satisfaction: Changing the Culture of Care in an Academic Community Hospital, Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Stuart S. Paxton MBA; Glenn Stern MS; Jack Dunleavy BS; and William L. Miller MD (Article)

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A Validated, Model-Specific Tool to Measure the Developmental Stage of a Shared Governance, Professional Practice Model, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Joanna Bokovoy RN, DrPH; Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC; and Janet Houser RN, PhD (Presentation)

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Nonpunitive Medication Error Reporting 3-Year Findings From One Hospital’s Primum Non Nocere Initiative, Mary Jean Potylycki MSN, RNC; Sharon R. Kimmel PhD, MHA; Marlene Ritter MBA, RRT; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; LaDene Gross MSed, RN; Kelly Riegel-Gross BSN, RN; and Anne Panik MS, RN, CNAA (Article)

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Gender Disparities in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Pennsylvania, Michael A. Rossi MD, MBA; Christopher S. Hollenbeak PhD; Carol S. Weisman PhD; and Steven M. Ettinger MD (Article)

2005

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Lehigh Valley Hospital: Engaging Patients and Families, Robin Anthony M.H.A., C.P.H.Q., R.H.I.A.; Marlene Ritter MBA, RRT; Ruth Davis R.N., M.B.A.; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; and Zubina Mawji M.D., M.P.H. (Article)

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Use of a Validated Model to Evaluate the Impact of the Work Environment on Outcomes at a Magnet Hospital, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Joanna Bokovoy DrPH, RN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; and Janet Houser RN, PhD (Article)

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The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Nurse Stress and Burnout, Part II: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study, Joanne Cohen-Katz PhD; Susan Wiley MD; Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Debra M. Baker MA; Sharon R. Kimmel PhD; and Shauna Shapiro PhD (Article)

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The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Nurse Stress and Burnout: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study, Part III, Joanne Cohen-Katz PhD; Susan Wiley MD; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Debra M. Baker MA; Lynn M. Deitrick PhD, RN; and Shauna Shapiro PhD (Article)

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A Validated, Model–Specific Tool to Measure the Developmental Stage of a Shared Governance, Professional Practice Model, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Joanna Bokovoy DrPH, RN; and Janet Houser RN, PhD (Article)

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You've Led the Horse to Water, Now How Do You Get Him to Drink: Managing Change and Increasing Utilization of Computerized Provider Order Entry, Donald Levick MD, Harry F. Lukens, and Paula L. Stillman (Article)

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Effectiveness of a Progress Note on Quality Care Indicators in a Get With the Guidelines Hospital, Michael A. Rossi MD, Zubina Mawji MD, Patricia Parker RN, Joshua B. Skibba MD, Katrina A. Fritz BSN, Tamara Masiado MS, and Thomas Wasser PhD (Poster)

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Effectiveness of a Progress Note on Quality Care Indicators in a Get With the Guidelines Program (Abstract), Michael A. Rossi MD, Zubina Mawji MD, Patricia Parker RN, Joshua B. Skibba MD, Katrina A. Fritz BSN, Tamara Masiado MS, and Thomas Wasser PhD (Article)

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Impact of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Initiative to Implement JCAHO Core Measures for AMI and CHF, Michael A. Rossi MD, Zubina Mawji MD, Patricia Parker RN, Joshua B. Skibba MD, Katrina A. Fritz BSN, Tamara Masiado MS, and Thomas Wasser PhD (Poster)

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Impact of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Initiative to Implement JCAHO Core Measures for AMI and CHF (Abstract), Michael A. Rossi MD, Zubina Mawji MD, Patricia Parker RN, Joshua B. Skibba MD, Katrina A. Fritz BSN, Tamara Masiado MS, and Thomas Wasser PhD (Article)

Impact of a Quality Initiative Using Information Technology to Improve JCAHO Core Measure Performance for AMI and CHF, Michael A. Rossi MD; Zubina Mawji MD, MPH; Joshua B. Skibba MD; Patricia Parker RN; Katrina A. Fritz BSN; Dzanan Ramic MD; Tamara Masiado MS; and Thomas Wasser PhD (Article)

2004

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Work Flow Analysis: Eliminating Non-Value-Added Work, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Joanna Bokovoy DrPH, RN; Deborah Halkins MSIE, MBA; and Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

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The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Nurse Stress and Burnout: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study, Joanne Cohen-Katz PhD; Susan Wiley MD; Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Debra M. Baker MA; and Shauna Shapiro PhD (Article)