May 3, 2017

HMS Physicians and Members of the Coordinating Center Attend the Society of Hospital Medicine's Annual Meeting

Members from the HMS Coordinating Center, along with physicians, such as Dr. Scott Kaatz, from the HMS Collaborative attend the Society of Hospital Medicine's (SHM) 2017 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, some members of HMS had poster presentations. 

Saint S, Vaughn V. Preventing Common Hospital Infections: A Hospitalist's How-To Guide to Implementation

Chopra V. Take Your PICC: Choosing the Right Vascular Access

Chopra V, Gupta A, Kachalia A, Snyder AM. Trends in Incidence and Liability Costs from Diagnostic Error in Inpatient Settings: Insights from The National Practitioner Data Bank

Chopra V. Do Users of Technology Differ from Non-Users in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Practice? An Analysis of the PICC1 Survey

Chopra V. Michigan Risk Score to Predict PICC-Related Venous Thromboembolism

Herc E, Patel PK, Conlon A, Bernstein SJ. A Risk Tool to Predict Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Patients with PICCS

Paje D, Chopra V, Conlon A, Bernstein SJ, Flanders SA. Should We Modify Anticoagulant Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis for Underweight Patients?

Paje D, Conlon A, Bernstein SJ, Flanders SA. Patterns and Predictors of Short-Term Use of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters, A Multi-Site Prospective Study

Vaughn VM, Flanders SA, Conlon A, Chopra V, Nielsen D, Malani A, Thyagarajan R, Hsaiky L, Gandhi T. Factors Associated with Excess Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Patients Admitted with Pneumonia in Mihcigan Hospitals: A Cohort Study

Vaughn VM, Gandhi T, Malani A, Thyagarajan R, Conlon A, Nielsen D, Chopra V. Procalcitonin Utilization in Patients Hospitalized with Pneumonia in Michigan Hospitals: A Cohort Study


David Paje, MD, HMS Resource PICC Expert,  Julie Wietzke, MHSA, MLS, Project Advisor, Elizabeth McLaughlin, MS, RN, HMS Project Manager, Anna Conlon, PhD, HMS Biostatistician
David Paje, MD, HMS Resource PICC Expert,  Julie Wietzke, MHSA, MLS, Project Advisor


















Valerie Vaughn, MD, MSc, HMS Antimicrobial Use Expert
David Paje, MD, HMS Resource PICC Expert, Anna Conlon, PhD, HMS Biostatistician