HCIF Excellence in Healthcare Awards 2018

The following are the 2018 top three award winners with links to their award videos and project abstracts, followed by the entries placing in the top ten. HCIF would like to congratulate all of our 2018 award winners!

First Place: Einstein Medical Center Montgomery

Initiative Title: Preventing Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment (OIVI) in Medical Surgical Patients

Second Place: Penn Medicine

Initiative Title: ICU Liberation: Executing the “ABCDEF” Bundle Daily

Third Place: Abington – Jefferson Health

Initiative Title: Reducing Postoperative Complications: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early and Consistent Ambulation


Entries Placing in the Top 10

Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health

Using Technology for Follow-Up Radiology Report Recommendations of Lung Nodules 

Einstein Medical Center Montgomery

Integrating Positive Blood Culture PCR Testing and Antimicrobial Stewardship Decreases Unnecessary Antibiotic Treatment and Hospital Costs

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Your Choice, Your Voice: Collection of Advance Directive Documentation 

Jefferson Health

Engaging Patients and Caregivers during Chemotherapy through Digital Technology 

Mercy Catholic Medical Center

Opiate Utilization & Pain Management Reduction from Acute Care to the Community

Pennsylvania Hospital

Early Recovery for Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery (ERACS): Initiating an “On Table Extubation” (OTE) program and reducing postoperative length of stay (postop LOS)

Temple University Hospital

Utilizing an Alternative Care Site for Low Acuity Emergency Department Visits

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