Value Institute Learning Center Project Examples

Learn more about improvement work completed across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system. Below is a sampling of work done in various areas throughout the organization.

Interested in learning more about what you can do in your role or location? Contact VILearningCenter@hitchcock.org.

The following examples are provided in PDF format.

Role/Location Project
Cheshire Medical Center Decreasing Septic Shock (PDF)
Clinical Engineering Patient Room Access (PDF)
CLPD (Center for Learning and Professional Development) Mobile Sign-In for Attendance at Regularly Scheduled Series (PDF)
Communications and Marketing Strategic Communications Intake Process (PDF)
Compliance Improving Cycle Tie for Review and Approval of Policies (PDF)
Environmental Services Reducing cDiff Through Environmental Service (PDF)
Graduate Medical Education Greenbelt Profile: Willo Sullivan (PDF)
Health Information Services Greenbelt Profile: Cheryl Rowe (PDF)
Human Resources HR Administrative Workflow (PDF)
Infection Prevention Greenbelt Profile: Kathleen Stewart (PDF)
IS (Information Systems) The Broken Record (PDF)
Laboratory Improving Microbiology Specimen Collection in the OR (this link will take you to the MicroLab Management website)
Nursing Vascular Access in Planned Chemotherapy Admission (PDF)
Nursing Yellowbelt Profile: Debbie Fabry, Pain Clinic (PDF)
Occupational Therapy Greenbelt Profile: Jamie Perry (PDF)
Outpatient Clinics Greenbelt Profile: Ashley Luurtsema and Gretchen Rutherford (PDF)
Perioperative Services Main OR Equipment Inventory Tracking (PDF)
Pharmacy Greenbelt Profile: Gordan Hubbard (PDF)
Physician Addressing Adolescent Substance Misuse in Primary Care (PDF)
Psychiatry Reducing Falls in Inpatient Psychiatry (PDF)
Radiology Improving X-Ray Start Times (PDF)
Residents and Fellows Greenbelt Profile: Ella Damiano, OB/GYN (PDF)
Residents and Fellows Yellowbelt Profile: Andrew Lambour, General Surgery (PDF)
Revenue Management Skilled Nursing Facilities Billing Implementation (PDF)
Southern Vermont Medical Center Greenbelt Profile: Jill Burke (PDF)
Transport Transportation Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PDF)