The poster gallery is an archive of the work of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) employees and health care professionals. Part of the mission of LVHN is to support clinical care through education and research. To that end, the posters shared here reflect innovation, performance improvement projects and studies that address all areas of healthcare from clinical care to administrative initiatives. They are shared freely to encourage conversation and collaboration.

2018

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Does Pre-Procedural pH Affect Outcomes in Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients with Myocardial Infarction?, Michael Healy, Niharika Boinpally, Kennedy Gallagher, Allison Eisenhauer PA-C, Kristina Postko PA-C, and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Does Pre-Procedural pH Affect Outcomes in Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients with Myocardial Infarction?, Michael Healy, Niharika Boinpally, Kennedy Gallagher, and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Optimizing the Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) New Hire Onboarding Experience through Education, Hannah Hedstrom; Anum Durrani; and Michele Hartzell PA-C, MBA (Poster)

Reaching Consensus among EM Leadership: The Scholarly Activity, Adam Hemminger (Poster)

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Implementation of a Sustainable Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Workflow Into a Primary Care Setting Quality Improvement Project., Alejandro Hernandez MD; Lynn M. Wilson DO; Kevin Mcneill MD; Susan S. Mathieu MD; and Susan Sell BSN, RN (Poster)

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Moving and Grooving, Christina Hess ADN, RN; Samantha Flynn BSN, RN; and Samantha Wessner ADN, RN (Poster)

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Building Consensus around the “Scholarly Project” Requirement for Emergency Medicine Residents Consensus Round 2, Qualitative Analysis, Alexandria Holmes MS4 (Poster)

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PennsylvaniaDebriefing After Critical Events, Jessica Hudoka BSN, RN; Samantha Myles BSN, RN; and Angelica Ragni BSN, RN (Poster)

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Healthcare Heroes: Perceptions of Colleague Recognition, Laura Hydro BSN, RN; Amanda Billig BSN, RN; Kimberly Bartos BSN, RN; Morgan Olexson BSN, RN; and Alexandria Quinn BSN, RN (Poster)

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Increasing the Use of Pediatric Developmental Screening Assessments at the Neighborhood Health Center of Lehigh Valley, Camille Imbo MS4 (Poster)

“What a catch! Exquisite shoulder pain in a 14-year-old female softball catcher”, Lauren Inners DO and Jill Crosson DO, MBA (Poster)

Doctor! I’m hearing and seeing things!’ – what is your differential?, Sweety Jain MD (Poster)

Including the patients and community’ in population health and patient-centered medical homes: two successful models of community collaboration., Sweety Jain MD, Jennifer Joyce MD, and Douglas Wells BS (Poster)

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Implementing a Nurse-Driven Mobility Assessment Tool to Facilitate Earlier Patient Mobilization, Zara A. Jakubas BSN, RN; Katrina Mills BSN, RN; and Toni Lynn Weinsteiger BSN, RN (Poster)

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Utilizing Patient and Stakeholder Engagement in the Creation of Lung Cancer Decision Support Materials, Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Melissa DiCarlo MPH, MS; Beth Careyva M.D.; Kyle Shaak BS; Martha Romney RN, MS, JD, MPH,; Linda Fleisher PhD, MPH; Randa Sifri MD; Brian Stello MD; and Ronald Myers DSW, PhD (Poster)

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Patient and Practice Reported Barriers and Facilitators to Mammography Completion, Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Kyle Shaak BS; Nicole Burgess; Gina Provenzano MD; Nicole Sfeir; and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

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Empathy, Burnout, and Emotional Intelligence in Incoming USF Pharmacy and Medical Students, Ainslee Juarbe MS4 and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Poster)

Pediatric Diabetes Mellitus Sick Day Rules - Establishing Inpatient Protocol, Melanie Kaplanek MS4 (Poster)

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"Transition to Night Shift-Learning from the Experts: Night Shift RN Council Sharing Best Practices With Nurse Residents", Patricia Karo MSEd, BSN, RN-BC (Poster)

Battling the Bugs: Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections Through Interprofessional Collaboration, Michelle Keller MSN, RN; Amanda K. Mcmillion BSN, RN; and Alida Ammon MSN, RN, CIC (Poster)

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A novel mixed method using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ethnographic methods to study disparities in cervical cancer mortality in Hispanic women, Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH; William L. Miller MD, MA; and Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD (Poster)

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The Ever-Expanding Functions of REDCap - Successfully Administrating Investigator-Initiated Research Studies, Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH and Jennifer Macfarlan MPH (Poster)

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Optimization of the Resident Didactic Curriculum - High Yield, High Reward!, Abigail Klitsch DO and Kris Rooney MD (Poster)

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Retrospective Study on Clinical Outcomes FollowingTranscatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Boris Kobilja, Ria Patel, Lohit Garg MD, Nainesh C. Patel MD, and Pranav Kansara MD (Poster)

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Effect of Oral Ferric Maltol on Iron Parameters in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Varying Degrees of Inflammation; a Randomized, Controlled Trial, Nelson Kopyt DO, FASN, FACP (Poster)

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Early Cardiac Catheterization Improves Survival with Good Neurologic Outcomes in Therapeutic Hypothermia Patients Post-Cardiac Arrest, Sarina N. Krantzler, Abigail J. Hendry, and Nainesh C. Patel MD (Poster)

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Ganglioglioma Masked as Migraines., Kyle Kreitman DO (Poster)

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When Minimal Becomes Multiple: An Adult with Multiple Flares of Minimal Change Disease, Kyle Kreitman DO, Nathan Brewster DO, and Kaitlyn Musco MD (Poster)

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The Non-Healing lleocecal Ulcer., Kyle Kreitman DO, Patrick Hickey DO, Paola Blanco MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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Over-the-Scope Clip Defect Closure Following Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Throughout the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Case Series, Kyle Kreitman DO, Patrick Hickey DO, Shashin Shah MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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Aspirin for Prevention of Preeclampsia: The Impact of Recommendation Variations from 6 Professional Guidelines on Missed Opportunities for Prophlaxis, Vidhya Krishnan (Poster)

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Immune System Overdrive: A Case Study of an Obstetric Patient with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis., Jaime Kupillas MSN, RN and Laurie Griesel RN, RNC-OB (Poster)

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Cost Savings Achieved through Introduction of HOLEP and Care Pathway, Andrew Lai MPH; Benjamin Croll; Rohan Shah BS; Jacob Rust BS; Angelo A. Baccala Jr MD, MBA; and James Johannes MD (Poster)

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Creating Efficiencies in Content Management Through Content Rationalization System Implementation, Jennifer Leader (Poster)

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Open the Door to Small Bore., Christina Leinweber, Carly Hoskins, Jenna Wyncoll, Ryan Fuller, and Gabrielle Matyus (Poster)

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Promoting a Family Centered NICU using Empathy Training for RNs., Bethany Leonard BSN, RN; Amel Moussa BSN, RN; Katie Scully BSN, RN; and Amanda Strohl BSN, RN (Poster)

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Feasibility of Incorporating Components of a ‘Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine’ Toolkit into Residency Education, Robert Levy (Poster)

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Improving Compliance with Bedside Shift Report, Melissa Lippincott BSN, rn; Paul V. Mussillami BSN, RN; and Amanda R. Quaglia BSN, RN (Poster)

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Does Skin-to-skin Reduce Pain in Newborns?, Crystal Loomis BSN, RN and Maria Piger BSN, RN (Poster)

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Driving the Driven: Increasing Personal Development Through Content Curation, Madison Lysek (Poster)

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How Many Grays to Get to the Malfunction of an Insulin Pump?, Angela Magdaleno; Gretchen Perilli MD; Bonnie Patek DO; Robert Schreiner DO; and Marc Vengrove DO, FACP (Poster)

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Preconception Counseling: Frequently Forgotten by Primary Care Providers Due to Multiple Barriers, Angela Magdaleno; Sandhya Venkataraman DO; Melissa M. Dion MD; Gretchen Perilli MD; and Marc Vengrove DO, FACP (Poster)

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Pancreatoscopy in Undiagnosed Pancreatic Disease, Travis Magdaleno MD, Shashin Shah MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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Extending Care Beyond Our Doors with a Novel Ridesharing Platform, Elizaveta Makarova, Taylor Wejkszner, Richard Kerr R.Ph, Kristin M. Ingraham DO, and Martin A. Martino MD (Poster)

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CDEM/CORD Education Supplement/Educational Advances Using Medical Student Quality Improvement Projects to Promote Evidence-Based Care in the Emergency Department (ED), Michael Manning and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Reducing Substance Use by an Emergency Department Intervention, Matthew D. Marschall DO; Smeet Bhimani DO; Rachel Fieman MD; Derek J. Fikse DO; Paige Roth LSW; Jennifer Stephens DO; Manuel F. Colón BS; Kevin Weaver D.O.,FACOEP; David M. Richardson MD; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; and Robert D. Cannon DO (Poster)

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Routine Evaluation of Gastric Residuals in the Neonate, Megan Martuscelli BSN, RN; Nina Motichka BSN, RN; Madison Nielsen BSN, RN; Katelyn Roberts BSN, RN; and Gabriella Scholes BSN, RN (Poster)

Improving Oncology Inpatient Access through Reduction of Intra-Unit Transfer Times, Sarah R. Mason RN (Poster)

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Improving Licensed and Unlicensed Staff's Recognition of Ligature Risk in the Emergency Department, Maha Masood BSN, RN; Alison A. Nadraws BSN, RN; and Emily R. Smith BSN, RN (Poster)

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QUIETNESS AT NIGHT, Valerie Mcmenamin ADN, RN; Jannah Mae Solanoy BSN, RN; and Alexandra Nader BSN, RN (Poster)

The Effect of Regional Anesthetic Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block on Self-Reported Pain in Patients With Status Migrainosus (Poster)., Dev Mehta DO; Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH; and Hussam A. Yacoub MD (Poster)

Some Like it Hot: Brains Do Not! Utilizing a Normothermia Protocol to Attenuate Fever Burden in Neuroscience Patients, Christina L. Merrell BSN, RN, CNRN and Jill P. Peoples BSN, RN, CMSRN, CNRN (Poster)

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The Utilization of Venous-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Membrane for the Management of Status Asthmaticus, Kenneth Miller MSRT, MEd, RRT-ACCS, FAARC,; Jennifer Strow DO; and Alison N. Bedekovich MSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving Nurse Perception of Recognition On the Spot., Margaret Mitchell BSN, RN and Jaslyn Silva BSN, RN (Poster)

Information Seeking Behavior Among Family Medicine Providers at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Matthew Molnar; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; S Reynolds; R Chan; Jordan Davies; Robert Postlethwaite; Monica Stewart; Nicholas Werbeckes; Rahul Mhaskar MD; and Bryan G. Kane MD (Poster)

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An Atypical Presentation of Mycobacterium abscessus Soft Tissue Infection Leading to a Protracted Disease Course, Joseph Moran DO, Joseph Scurozo DO, and Brian Friel DO (Poster)

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Growing Network Readiness for Billable Telepsychiatry Services, Kyra Munzenmaier BS; Edward R. Norris MD, FAPA, FAPM; and Jennifer Macfarlan MPH (Poster)

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Heparin versus Normal Saline Flush of Central Lines in the Pediatric Population, Jennifer Napolitano BSN, RN and Lindsey Smeltzer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Recycling on MBU, Kaitlyn Nasatka RN, BSN; Christine Reddy RN, BSN; and Tracy Urbanowicz RN, BSN (Poster)

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Metastatic Cancers Treated with Concurrent PD-1 Inhibition and Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR), Jason Naziri BS, Samuel Adediran MD, and Suresh G. Nair MD (Poster)

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Real World Experience with Obeticholic Acid for Primary Biliary Cholangitis: A Case Series, Eric Nellis MD, Adam Peyton DO, and She-Yan Wong MD (Poster)

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Education and Compliance for Preventing CLABSI, Natasha Nembhard BSN, RN; Malgorzata Halat BSN, RN; and Travis Moyer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Turn Over for What: Pressure Injury Prevention and Nurse/Technical Partner Compliance., Kim Ni BSN, RN; Stephanie Byers BSN, RN; Laura Thomson BSN, RN; Kailyn Wunder BSN, RN; and Isla Carruthers BSN, RN (Poster)

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Does the Effectiveness of Thymoglobulin as Measured by T-Cell Depletion Correlate with the Incidence of Acute Rejection Post Kidney Transplant?, Makenzie O'Brien, Tara Stansbury, and Michael J. Moritz MD (Poster)

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Evaluating the Effects of Changing the Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome from Methadone to Morphine, Yuliya Oumarbaeva BS; Wendy J. Kowalski MD; and Warren E. Furry BSN, RN (Poster)

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Timely Insulin Coverage for Point of Care Glucose Testing., Joy Paniczko BSN, RN; Cynthia Pena BSN, RN; and Alyssa Politi BSN, RN (Poster)

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Comparative Success of a Substance Use Intervention between Providers, Pratik M. Parikh DO; Erica K. Mason DO; Hillary H. Ward DO; Hanna R. Warren DO; Paige Roth MSW, LSW, CRS; Manuel F. Colón BS; David B. Burmeister DO, MBA, CPE, FACEP; Jennifer Stephens DO, FACP; David M. Richardson MD; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; and Robert D. Cannon DO (Poster)

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Presentation of COPA Syndrome in an Adult: A Newly Described Primary Immunodeficiency, Jaimin H. Patel DO, Kaitlyn L. Buzard DO, and Howard Israel MD (Poster)

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Prolonged Hypereosinophilia in Rett Syndrome Patient Secondary to Environmental Allergy, Jaimin H. Patel DO, Kaitlyn L. Buzard DO, and Robert M. Zemble MD (Poster)

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Hip Fracture Order Set Utilization as a Means to Identify Fragility Hip Fractures, Tyag Patel MS4 (Poster)

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The Association of End-Stage Renal Disease and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm in the National Inpatient Sample, Christianna Pepingco and Cheri Silverstein Fadlon MD (Poster)

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Evaluating Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents Surgical Skill Using Baseline Endoscopic Simulation, David A. Peters and Adriana Facchiano (Poster)

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An Analysis of Concussion Management within the Lehigh Valley Health Network Emergency and Pediatric Departments: Needs Assessment and Provider Based Educational Handout, John J. Petosa Jr (Poster)

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Oral Cryotherapy for Mucositis Prevention, Isabella Pettinati BSN, RN and Jade King BSN, RN (Poster)

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Lehigh Valley Health Network 2018 Workforce Plan: Current Supply and Demand Trends & Projections of the Registered Nursing Industry, Allison Petula (Poster)

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Team Assessments Improving Care Efficiency in the Pediatric Emergency Department, Elizabeth Presto BSN, RN and Rachel A. Hellman BSN, RN (Poster)

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Does Video Monitoring Decrease Falls in NSICU Transfers?, Thomas Price BSN, RN; Therese Manidis BSN, RN; Alexa Kromko BSN, RN; Annmarie Marzen BSN, RN; and Stephanie Bragg BSN, RN (Poster)

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Recognizing Pre-Operative Anxiety in Acute Care Pediatric Patients., Kendra Prosser BSN, RN (Poster)

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Chemo-Coronaries: A Rare Form of Coronary Vasospasm Following 5-FU Infusion, George Prousi MD, Joseph Moran DO, Ross Biggs DO, and John Mannisi MD (Poster)

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A Multi-Method Approach to Improving Preventative Care: Breast Cancer Screening at LVHN, Gina Provenzano; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; and Kyle Shaak BS (Poster)

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Breast MRI Utilization in High Risk Population and Pre-Surgical Candidates, Jeanette Qablawi MS4 and Priya Sareen MD (Poster)

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The Information Seeking Behaviors of Providers at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), Brittany Quinn; Angela Davis; Robert Postlethwaite; Rahul Mhaskar MD; Bryan G. Kane MD; and Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH (Poster)

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Initial Management of an Asymptomatic Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm., Lekha Racharla DO; Kourtney Erickson DO; and Stacey Smith MD, FACP (Poster)

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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction After Extirpation of a 140 Pound Primary Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report., Mamtha Raj MD, Sean J. Wallace MD, Nathan F. Miller MD, and Randolph Wojcik MD (Poster)

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Annual Review: A Retrospective Chart Analysis of Pediatric Tonsillectomies, Carla Ramos and Sri Kiran Chennupati MD (Poster)

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Comparison of Cardiac Output Measurements, Kaylee Raudenbush BSN, RN; Gabrielle Riker BSN, RN; and Angela Colon BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Effect of Depression on Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Commercial and Medicare High-Risk COPD Population for Quality and Utilization Outcome Improvement, Sarah Rawi MS4 (Poster)

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A Mixed- Methods Exploration of Hidden Access in Primary Care, Hadar Re'em; Kyle Shaak MPH; Akash Sheth; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

Huddled-Up and Wired:A Real-Time Electronic Dashboard Enhances the Oncology Patient Experience, Nicole Reimer BSN, RN, OCN (Poster)

Implementing Point of Care Scanning to Achieve HIMSS Stage 7 Certification, Sheryl Repischak RN, BSN, MS (Poster)

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Structured Medication Education to Improve Patient Satisfaction Scores, Regina Reyes BSN, RN and Lauren Souchak MSN, RN, CMSRN, CRRN (Poster)

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Retrospective Analysis of Guideline Recommended Antiretroviral Regimens and Vaccination Schedules for Adult Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in an Infectious Diseases Clinic, Jose A. Roman PharmD; Jarrod W. Kile RPh, BCPS; Amy Slenker MD; and Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH (Poster)

Dial In for Quality and Safety, Jenna Ruggiero BSN, RN and Catherine Messere RN, CON (Poster)

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Evaluation of the Microbiology of Intraabdominal Abscesses in Children and Implications for Treatment and Outcomes, Mahlon Schaffer; Tibisay Villalobos MD; and Kristin M. Held PharmD, BCOP (Poster)

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“Scrubbing The Hub”, Sierra Schempp BSN, RN; Anthony Lynch BSN, RN; Latasha Frierson ADN, RN; and Michael Gnall BSN, RN (Poster)

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Immune Related Adverse Events: Isolated ACTH Deficiency with Nivolumab/ Ipilimumab Combination Therapy, Joseph Scurozo DO, Angela Magdaleno DO, and Sharmila C. Koshy MD (Poster)

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An Atypical Adverse Drug Event: Bactrim Induced Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia, Joseph Scurozo DO, George Prousi MD, Grace Chong DO, and Brian J. Costello DO (Poster)

The Challenging Diagnosis Of Insulinoma In Chronic Kidney Disease (ckd), Abby Shamleffer MD, Shamsuddin Shaik MD, Anjana Harnoor MD, Fiona J. Cook MD, and Almond Jerkins Drake MD (Poster)

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Update to the QI Assessment of Attending Physician Burnout at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Priscilla Shen (Poster)

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Updating the International Standards for Clinical Trial Registries, Samantha Slattery, Ghassan Karam, Lisa Askie, and Vasee Moorth (Poster)