2016 Award Recipients

Matthew Russo; Hourig Karalian, MS, RN; Paul Katz, MD, CMD

Resolving Polypharmacy in a Long Term Care Setting Using an Evidence-Based, Inter-Disciplinary Approach
Armenian Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Hourig Karalian, MS, RN
Emerson, NJ

 

Doris Coleman; Daniel Goltz, MD; Paul Katz, MD, CMD

Connecting Residents with Dementia to their Autobiographic Soundtrack with Personalized Music
Eno Pointe Assisted Living
Daniel Goltz, MD
Kelly Ryan Murphy, MD
Durham, NC

 

Joseph Boero, MD, CMD; Paul Katz, MD, CMD

FINDING PNEUMO: Antibiotic Stewardship Principles Used in a QAPI Project to Decrease Inappropriate Antibiotic Use in Respiratory Tract Infection in a Long Term Care Facility in Northern Wisconsin-A Case Study
Park Manor Nursing Home LLC
Joe Boero, MD, CMD
Park Falls, WI

 

Nancy Endozo, RN, BSN; Marian McNamara, RN, MSN; Maria Albano Pablo, MD, CMD; Paul Katz, MD, CMD

Achieving Positive Clinical Outcomes by Minimizing Hypoglycemic Episodes Associated with "Anti-Diabetic Agents"
Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home - Health and Hospital Corporation City of New York
Marian McNamara, RN, MSN
Staten Island, NY

 

2015 Award Recipients

Development of an Outpatient Transfusion Program to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations
Hebrew Home at Riverdale
Zachary Palace, MD, CMD
Bronx, NY

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2014 Award Recipients

Reduction of Antipsychotic Medication in the Long Term Care Dementia Population Utilizing Novel Non-Pharmacological Approaches
Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home
Nancy Endozo, RN, BSN
Marian McNamara, RN, MSN
Staten Island, NY
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Effects of Advanced Care Discussion in Patient Care Conferences at a Long-Term Care Facility
John J. Kane Regional Center-Scott
Karen Zagrocki, DNP, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner
Pittsburgh, PA

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The New Med Surg.: A Skilled Nursing Facility Perspective on an Integrated Approach in Reducing Hospitalization through Value Based Healthcare
CNR Centerlight Health System
Saka Kazeem, MD, CMD
Medical Director
Brooklyn, NY

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2013 Award Recipients

Cognitive and Physical Stimulation Therapy
NHC Healthcare of Maryland Heights
Jeff Loraine, DON, RN -Director of Nursing
Maryland Heights, MO

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Collaborating to Reduce Hospitalizations
Rivington House
Nanette Alexander-Thomas, MD, CMD -Medical Director
New York, NY

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Implementing a Hospitalization Monitoring System in Multiple Nursing Facilities in a CCRC
Presbyterian Homes
Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD - Medical Director
Evanston, IL

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2012 Award Recipients

Beyond Puree
StoneGate Senior Living
Cheryl Korbuly, R.D./L.D, Director, Nutrition Services
Lewisville, TX

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Reducing Hospital Readmissions: Keys to Quality Care
Winchester Terrace Nursing Facility
Kathleen King, LNHA
Mansfield, OH

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Enhancing Resident Safety via a Fall Reduction Initiative
CNR Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
Saka Kazeem, MD, CMD
Brooklyn, NY

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