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Quality Improvement Committee

Quality Improvement Committee Membership

  • Will Cagle, MD; Chair, Augusta
  • Collin Dubick, MD; Macon
  • Kathryn Cheek, MD; Columbus
  • Natalie Lane, MD; Augusta
  • David Levine, MD; Augusta
  • Matt Linam, MD; Atlanta
  • Barbara Menchan, MD; Columbus

Quality Improvement Goals

Goal DescriptionGoal Objectives
– Go live with the Antibiogram Project– Engage the microbiology leaders at each PHIC Hospital
– Complete data analysis with statistician
– Post the tool in an accessible format for all physicians across the state in a web-based format
– Engage the PHIC Communication Committee to notify physicians of tool availability and applicability
– PHIC Quality Improvement Data Sharing– Collect hospital data from each PHIC hospital
– 2018-2022
– Data includes SSE, UPE, CLABSI, HAPI, and ADE
– Re-engage PHIC Hospitals for data sharing
– Analyze hospital data captured and begin to identify projects to improve statewide quality initiatives
Quality Improvement Committee Access