Quality Improvement Resource Committee

Quality Improvement Resource Committee

QI Project Support & Teaching

SPONSOR

Angela Lorts, MD Cincinnati Children’s


LEADERS

Chet Villa, MD Cincinnati Children’s, Leader
Robert Gajarski, MD Nationwide Children’s, Co-Leader
Jenna Murray, MSN, VAD Coord Lucile Packard Children’s, Co-Leader


LEARNING LABS

Anticoagulation
QI Leader: Shari Wooton, MS
Lab Leader: Christina VanderPluym, MD
Lab Co-Leader: Mary Mehegan, VAD Coord

Hemodynamics/Blood Pressure
QI Leader: Angela Lorts, MD
Lab Leader: David Sutcliffe, MD
Lab Co-Leader: Chet Villa, MD

Communication
QI Leader: Joshua Gossett, DNP
Lab Leader: Jenna Murray, VAD Coord
Lab Co-Leader: Beth Hawkins, VAD Coord

Failing Fontan
Lab Leader: Kurt Schumacher, MD
Lab Co-Leader: Steve Kindel, MD

Bivalirudin Harmonization (version 1 complete)
Leader: Christina VanderPluym, MD

Acute Heart Failure Phase II

Clinical Research Committee

Clinical Research Committee

Review, Select, & Guide Research

PHYSICIAN SPONSOR

Christopher Almond, MD Lucile Packard Children’s

SURGICAL SPONSOR

David Morales, MD Cincinnati Children’s


LEADERS

Steve Kindel, MD Children’s Wisconsin, Leader

Matthew O’Connor, MD Children’s Philadelphia, Co-Leader 


PROJECTS

Publications & Resources Repository

CardioMems
(potential research arm for future, after learning lab phase)

Education & Program Committee

Education & Program Committee

Education & Program Materials Development & Standardization

SPONSOR

Christina VanderPluym, MD Boston Children’s


LEADERS

Jodie Lantz, MSN, VAD Coord Children’s Health Dallas, Leader
Angela Lorts, MD Cincinnati Children’s, Co-Leader
David Rosenthal, MD Lucile Packard Children’s, Co-Leader


LEARNING LABS

Utilization & Value
Lab Leader: Matthew O’Connor, MD
Lab Co-Leader: Robert Niebler, MD

VAD Program Tool Kit
Lab Leader: Jennifer Conway, MD

Discharge & Outpatient Care
Lab Leader: Hari Tunuguntla, MD


PROJECTS

VAD Education