West Virginia

Innovations

Statewide Screening of Fifth Graders Leads to Identification and Treatment of Those With Genetic Predisposition to Early-Onset Heart Disease 10/19/10

The Children's High Cholesterol program, part of the CARDIAC Project, screens fifth graders in West Virginia for high cholesterol and other factors that can lead to early onset of heart disease...

Standardized Tools and Protocols Increase Provision of Recommended Care in Key Clinical Areas, Reducing Hospital Mortality 12/15/08

The Charleston Area Medical Center standardized care delivery processes for conditions tracked by the Hospital Quality Alliance reporting initiative, including heart failure, acute myocardial...

Six Sigma-Inspired Workflow Redesign Enhances Access to Care and Increases Patient Satisfaction, Visits, and Revenues in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Clinic 02/25/08

A hospital's obstetrics and gynecology residency training clinic used Six Sigma methodologies to identify and address inefficiencies in workflow processes related to patient flow and staffing....

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