Innovations and Practices that Influence Patient-Centered Health Care Delivery (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-04-14 02:26:12



This focused issue on Innovations and Practices that Influence Patient-Centered Health Care Delivery is edited by Dr. Naleef Fareed, PhD, MBA, from the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking (CATALYST), the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA; Dr. Ann Scheck McAlearney, ScD, MS, from the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking (CATALYST), the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA; and Dr. Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, FRCSC, the Chief Executive Officer of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, from the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

Naleef Fareed, PhD, MBA
The Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking (CATALYST), The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA

Dr. Naleef Fareed is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics, Health Services Management and Policy, and core faculty within the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics and Systems Thinking in Health Systems Research and Implementation Science (CATALYST) at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He is also an affiliate faculty member with The Ohio State University Translational Data Analytics Institute.

He has expertise in health services research, clinical informatics, patient-centered health care, and health care management. His extensive research activities have been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the Ohio Department of Medicaid.

He received his Ph.D. from the Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Commonwealth University). He held a faculty appointment at The Pennsylvania State University prior to joining the faculty at The Ohio State University in 2018.

Ann Scheck McAlearney, ScD, MS
The Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking (CATALYST), The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA

Ann Scheck McAlearney, ScD, MS, is Professor of Family Medicine and Executive Director of CATALYST, the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking in Health Services and Implementation Science Research in the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University. She also holds appointments as a Professor of Health Services Management and Policy in the College of Public Health and Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University. She has over 30 years of health services research experience during which she has been actively involved in both performing research and disseminating research results to academic and practitioner audiences.

Dr. McAlearney enjoys collaborative research projects and engaging clinicians in health service research as well as mentoring junior faculty in their research endeavors. She has authored over 250 peer-reviewed publications, 10 books/edited books and over 80 book chapters. Dr. McAlearney has served as a grant reviewer for the past 15 years for various agencies including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and the National Science Foundation (NSF). In addition, she serves as peer reviewer for numerous journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, JMIR, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Health Services Research. She is on the editorial board for both Medical Care Research and Review and Advances in Healthcare Management.

Dr. McAlearney’s ongoing research focuses on information technology innovations in health care, population health management, quality improvement and organizational development, and she is an expert in both qualitative and mixed methods analyses. Dr. McAlearney received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and Harvard University’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, FRCSC
Chief Executive Officer of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, FRCSC, became the new CEO of the Royal College on January 6, 2020. She joins the Royal College from the Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center University Hospital where she served as executive director for two years. Prior to that role, she was the OSU Wexner Medical Center’s inaugural chief quality and patient safety officer. She is a professor of surgery and biomedical informatics at OSU.

After completing her undergraduate degree at McGill University, she attended medical school at Dalhousie University. During her General Surgery residency at Dalhousie University, Dr. Moffatt-Bruce undertook a PhD in Transplant Immunology at the University of Cambridge, England. She went on to complete her fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University, California. She has also trained at Intermountain Healthcare, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Harvard School of Public Health.

A highly-regarded thoracic surgeon and funded research scientist, Dr. Moffatt-Bruce holds leadership positions in the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the National Quality Forum and America’s Essential Hospital.

In addition to medical expertise, Dr. Moffatt-Bruce earned her Masters of Business Operational Excellence and her Executive Masters of Business Administration at the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. Dr. Moffatt-Bruce’s passion for quality and patient safety, strengthened by an extensive background in business administration, has culminated in more than a decade’s work in continuous improvement. She holds leadership positions in numerous national and international associations and was a member of the Royal College’s Fellowship Affairs Committee.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Understanding patient engagement with health information technology: a scoping review of patient preference research
  2. QI case study using wearable technology to enhance breast cancer patient navigation
  3. Aiming for health equity: the bullseye of the quadruple aim
  4. Barriers and facilitators to hospital implementation of obstetric emergency safety bundles
  5. Team-based primary care
  6. Offering families bedside access to their child’s inpatient health record across a children’s hospital
  7. THRIVE intervention development: using community-based participatory research principles to guide a mhealth app-based intervention to improve oncology care
  8. Veterans’ health and patient centered care
  9. Enhancing recovery after surgery using technology
  10. Patient-centered EHR use in primary care
  11. Using area level deprivation measures to deliver improved and effective health care
  12. Systematic review of literature from 2009-2019 regarding the influence of organizational health on patient safety
  13. Molecular genetic testing and personalized medicine: connecting the dots
  14. EHR utilization and quality of care in high Medicaid nursing homes
  15. Key factors in the design of electronic systems for patient-reported symptom assessments: a systematic review
  16. Patient and family advisory councils (PFAC) feedback as the voice of health care consumers