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Ready Reliable Care High Reliability Organization Awards - Previous Winners

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2022 RRC HRO Awards - Abstract Booklet - Winners

2022 RRC HRO Awards - Abstract Booklet - All Submissions

2022 RRC HRO Awards - Clinical Communities Booklet - All Submissions

2022 Award Winners

Continuous Process Improvement

  • A Quality Improvement Project Rapid Response EEG Headset Reduces Time to Determination of Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus at a Level 1 Trauma Center in the DOD (Brooke Army Medical Center), Primary Clinical Community: Critical Care/Trauma, Secondary Clinical Community: Neuromusculoskeletal, Clinical Support Service: Inpatient Care
  • Depression Screening Initiative in Military NICU Parents (U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan), Secondary Clinical Community: Women and Infants, Clinical Support Service: Inpatient Care, Non-Clinical Support Service: Patient/Staff Collaboration
  • Determining Progesterone Threshold for Fresh IVF Cycles in a Military Facility (Brooke Army Medical Center), Clinical Community: Women and Infant, Clinical Support Service: Patient Centered Care, Non-Clinical Support Service: Patient/Staff Collaboration
  • Education and Training SharePoint Project (39th Medical Group - Incirlik), Clinical Support Service: Patient Centered Care
  • High Fidelity Simulation of Acute Neurology Enhances Rising Resident Confidence: Results from a Multicohort Study (Brooke Army Medical Center), Primary Clinical Community: Critical Care/Trauma, Secondary Clinical Community: Military-Specific Care, Clinical Support Service: Inpatient Care
  • Implementation of a Rapid HIV Screening Program in the Emergency Department (Brooke Army Medical Center), Primary Clinical Community: Primary Care, Secondary Clinical Community: Military-Specific Care, Clinical Support Service: Patient Centered Care, Non-Clinical Support Service: Medical Facility Enhancement
  • Improving Point-of-Use Decontamination (Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Command Camp Pendleton), Clinical Community: Surgical Services, Non-Clinical Support Service: Administrative and Management Work at all Levels
  • Standardized Enteral Feeding Protocol: Impact on Growth, Central Line, and TPN days in Very Low Birthweight Infants (U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan), Primary Clinical Community: Women and Infant, Secondary Clinical Community: Critical Care/Trauma, Clinical Support Service: Inpatient Care, Non-Clinical Support Service: Administrative and Management Work at all Levels
  • Streamlining Training Records (Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Command Iwakuni), Primary Clinical Community: Women and Infant, Clinical Support Service: Inpatient Care, Non-Clinical Support Service: Administrative and Management Work at all Levels

Culture of Safety

  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol Implementation for Breast Surgery Patients to Reduce Post-Operative Opiate Use (Naval Medical Center Portsmouth), Primary Clinical Community: Surgical Services, Secondary Clinical Community: Oncology, Clinical Support Service: Medical Management
  • First-Five-Minutes Drill Program (377th Medical Group - Kirtland Air Force Base), Clinical Community: Critical Care/Trauma, Clinical Support Service: Precision Medicine, Non-Clinical Support Service: Involvement in Safety Protocols

Leadership Commitment

  • CPI Manager - Build a Competitive Edge (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson), Non-Clinical Support Service: Other – CPI Manager

Patient Centeredness

  • Improving Physical Therapy Purchased Care Recapture of Low Back Pain Encounters (Naval Health Clinic Hawaii), PRIPrimary Clinical Community: NeuromusculoskeletalMARY, Secondary Clinical Community: Military-Specific Care, Clinical Support Service: Patient-Centered Care
  • Increasing Virtual Women’s Health Appointments (NMRTU Everett), Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • Leveraging a Virtual Check In Queue to Decrease Patient Wait Times and Increase Patient Satisfaction in the Pharmacy (45th Medical Group – Patrick AFB), Clinical Support Service: Pharmacy
  • Optimization of Patient Centeredness, Education, and Access to Neurologic Care in Alaska: An Underserved Market (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson), Clinical Community: Behavioral Health, Clinical Support Service: Precision Medicine
  • Penicillin Allergy Testing and Clearance: Patient-Centered Readiness Initiative through Non-Allergist Engagement (Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Command Portsmouth), Primary Clinical Community: Primary Care, Secondary Clinical Community: Military-Specific Care, Clinical Support Service: Patient Centered Care, Non-Clinical Support Service: Patient/Staff Collaboration
  • Point of Service Vaccine Administration during Routine Obstetric and Gynecologic Clinic Care (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson), Clinical Community: Women and Infant
  • Rapid Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy by Virtual health in Service Members Newly Diagnosed with HIV Infection (Brooke Army Medical Center), Primary Clinical Community: Primary Care, Secondary Clinical Community: Military-Specific Care, Clinical Support Service: Connected Health
  • Tele-Pain and Patient Centeredness (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center), Primary Clinical Community: Surgical Services, Secondary Clinical Community: Primary Care, Clinical Support Service: Pain Management, Non-Clinical Support Service: Patient/Staff Collaboration

2021 Award Winners

Continuous Process Improvement

  • Clinical Pathway for Pediatric Vascular Access (Naval Medical Center San Diego) - Clinical Community: Complex Pediatrics
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improvements In Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis (Brooke Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Surgical Services
  • Process Improvement Cuts Days from Dental Class 4 to 1 (Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit Sasebo) - Clinical Community: Dental
  • A Process Improvement Initiative to Reduce Unnecessary Rapid Responses using Pediatric Early Warning Scores (Brooke Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Critical Care/Trauma
  • An Overseas Clinical Improvement; Effective and Imperative Use of the COVID Monoclonal Antibody (U.S Naval Hospital Rota, Spain) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • Quality Improvement Project: Implementation of a PINC Clinic (Brooke Army Medical Center/DFCM) - Clinical Community: Primary Care

Culture of Safety

  • Instrument Sterilization Process (Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Beaufort) - Clinical Community: Surgical Services
  • Storage and Surveillance of Reusable Medical Equipment (RME) (Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Beaufort) - Clinical Community: Surgical Services
  • Medication Error Reduction In Outpatient Pharmacy (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center) - Clinical Community: N/A
  • Bringing Opiates off the Streets & Undertaking Excess Scripts (BOOTS & UTES) (Navy Medicine Readiness And Training Command Okinawa) - Clinical Community: Surgical Services
  • Program Changes to Resident Call: A Transition from 24-hour Call Shifts to a Night Float System (Naval Medical Center Portsmouth) - Clinical Community: Behavioral Health

Leadership Commitment

  • Dental Instrument Sterilization Project (423RD Medical Squadron) - Clinical Community: Dental
  • An Overseas COVID-19 Vaccination HRO Execution (U.S Naval Hospital Rota, Spain) - Clinical Community: Military-Specific Care

Patient Centeredness

  • Systems-Based Strategies Improved Follow Up of Fecal Immunochemical Tests for Colorectal Cancer Screening (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • Fleet-Centered Appointment Booking Solution Increases Dental Readiness (Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit Sasebo) - Clinical Community: Dental

2020 Award Winners

Continuous Process Improvement

  • DMH Readiness Clinic (Naval Medical Center Portsmouth) - Clinical Community: Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology Reduction in Lead Cycle (Naval Hospital Pensacola) - Clinical Community: Cardiovascular Care
  • Implementation of a Code Sepsis Protocol in a Military Treatment Facility Emergency Department (Naval Medical Center San Diego) - Clinical Community: Critical Care/Trauma
  • Resource Allocation to Improve Operational Dental Readiness (Naval Medical Readiness and Training Command Portsmouth) - Clinical Community: Dental
  • Implementation and Evaluation of 2-Step Testing Algorithm for Clostridioides difficile Infection (Brooke Army Medical Center)
  • Reducing Repetitive Inpatient Phlebotomy by Adjusting Admission Order Set (Brooke Army Medical Center)
  • Active Duty Days to Specialty Care Cycle Time Reduction (U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • The Babygram: Reducing Unnecessary Radiation Exposure in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (Brooke Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Woman and Infant

Culture of Safety

  • CODE STROKE: Improved radiology turnaround times following modification to radiologist user interface. (Brooke Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Critical Care, Neuromusculoskeletal
  • The Impact of Risk and Safety Awareness in Reducing the Risk of Sharps Injuries and the Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens during the Sterilization Process (Naval Medical Readiness and Training Unit Sasebo) - Clinical Community: Dental
  • Culture of Safety (Vance Air Force Base Clinic) - Clinical Community: Military Specific Care
  • Creating Patient Safety Team Leaders through a Simulation-Based Interprofessional Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Course (Brooke Army Medical Center)
  • Provider Recharge Initiative to Decrease Provider Burnout (Spangdahlem Air Base) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • Develop MICC RN Perioperative Training Plan (Naval Medical Readiness and Training Command Okinawa) - Clinical Community: Surgical Services, Woman and Infant
  • Reducing Opioid Use in Post-Cesarean Deliveries (Naval Medical Readiness and Training Command Yokosuka) - Clinical Community: Surgical Services, Woman and Infant

Leadership Commitment

  • Optimizing Emergency Department Transfer Decisions Days (Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Critical Care / Trauma
  • COVID COMBAT OCONUS MTF (U.S. Naval Hospital Rota, Spain) - Clinical Community: Military Specific Care
  • Highlighting Quality as a High Priority: Seizing the Opportunities of a Pandemic through Preventive Care and Vulnerable Population Outreach (Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • Respiratory Clinic Implementation and Continuous Process Improvement at an Overseas Military Treatment Facility (U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa) - Clinical Community: Primary Care, Military Specific Care

Patient Centeredness

  • Implementation of Virtual Behavioral Health Programming for Patients to Maximize Delivery of Services During Times in Which Individualized In Person or Group Settings Are Not an Option (Brooke Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Department Adaptations to COVID-19 (Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Critical Care / Trauma
  • Increasing Access to Care and Minimizing Patient Wait Time to Enhance Healthcare Efficiency and Improve Patient Satisfaction (Naval Branch Health Clinic Everett) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
  • Specialty Care Referral to Book (U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay) - Clinical Community; Primary Care
  • Alternative Immunization Clinics to Improve Vaccination Access during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center) - Clinical Community: Primary Care
Last Updated: July 11, 2023
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