Note: You can click on the red hyperlinked projects to view the student's work.

 

2021

Aguilera, I., Strategies to Improve AltaMed’s Rate of COVID-19 Testing & Test Result Acquisition System

Armas, M., Optimizing Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring in an Era of Scarce Resources, KPWLA

Bassas, N., Improving Outpatient Palliative Care Process by Decreasing Fragmentation and Increasing Patient Connectivity at KPOC

Bautista, L., Improving Timely Access for Hernia Consults in The LAC+USC MIS Clinic

Cabading, C., Optimizing the Sepsis Identification Process at Providence - St. John’s Health Center

Christian-Levy, H., Streamlining Mission Hospital’s Pediatric Patients Transport From Ed To Inpatient Unit, Providence St. Joseph

De Leon, M., Streamlining Patient Scheduling for Kaiser Permanente OC Infusion Center

Doan, S., Converting Pulmonary Lab to Electronic Workflow, MemorialCare

Fuster, J., Patient booking solutions in the KPOC Neurology Department

Garcia, C., Post Discharge Clinic: Improving Appointment Relay Time at RMG

Hassan, K., Improving The Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Fairfax Site’s Covid-19 Vaccination Process

Hassel, D., Improving Peritoneal Dialysis Care Procedures at Kaiser Permanente - Anaheim Medical Center

Infantino, N., Improving Instrument Processing for KPA Woman’s Health Services

Johnson, C., Laws and Regulations of a Surrogacy and Egg Donation: Cross-State and Global Journeys

Johnson, G., Streamlining Flow Through The PACU at Keck Hospital of USC

Kelly, A., Reducing Alarm Fatigue at UCLA Health

Lin, K., Telestroke Care Delivery, Improving Door-to-Needle Time for Acute Ischemic Stroke in an Emergency Setting at KPOCan

Scaltrito, A., Video Visit Implementation to Bridge Care Gaps in Preventive and Chronic Care of Medicare Patients Resulting from COVID-19, KPWLA

Schlunegger, K., Improving Care Experience - Cliniless Scores for Admitted Patients at KPSB

Spears, C., Adjacent Services for Intended Parent Journeys: Mental Health and Legal Services

Velasquez, A., Home-Use Devices for Telehealth Visits, AltaMed

Ward, K., Streamlining Entry into Mental Health Service, KP NC

Willover, H., Streamlining Mission Hospital’s Pediatric Patients Transport From Ed To Inpatient Unit

 

2020

Albiar, A., Increasing Utilization of the Remote Glucose Monitoring Program at KPWLA

Bou-Holaigah, H., Improve the efficiency of rounds to Reduce the risk of Resident Burnout at the Keck USC Surgical ICU

Clark, M., Improve Patient Experience and the Well-being of Staff and Surgical Residents in the LAC+USC MIS Clinic.

Cummings, K., Care transitions from Hospital to Skilled Nursing Facilities, KP Irvine

Enoghase, M., Improving Transfusion Practices for Red Blood Cells at Southern California Hospital at Culver City

Golden, A., Improve Efficiency of the discharge process in the LAC+USC County Burn Unit

Hennessey, C., Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 and Health Crises of the Future at Planet Fitness Health Clubs

Hsia, T., KP Flu Service Representative Training, KP WLA

Joaquin, M., Nurse Hiring Process, GVA

Kurnia, G., Improving Outreach Outcome for Diabetes Patients Through Better Accessibility

 

Mayes-Barnes, D., Flu Disparities between AA and White Population, KP WLA

Moweta, N., Improve the dressing change process to improve the Patient Experience and the Well-being of Staff and Surgical Residents in the LAC+USC Burn Unit

Ramirez, D., Lessons Learned From How Various Countries Approached The COVID-19 Pandemic

Sengal, N., Flu Disparities between AA and White Population, KP WLA

Speicher, S., Integrative Care Model for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Using System Engineering

Squarcia, K., Improving Adolescent HPV Vaccination Rates at KP WLA

Trefzger, C., Improving A1c Levels Among the Diabetic Population at KP WLA

 

2019

Story, S., Comparison of Kaiser Permanente ’s RAD and Traditional Models of Primary Care Clinics

McLamb, C., Closed Loop Systems for New Members with Suspicion of Cancer

Dau, V., Streamlining Patient Flow Using Systems Engineering and Lean Thinking at Kaiser Permanente Harbor MacArthur Urgent Care 

Renaud, M., CC Animal Shelter: Optimizing Patient Flow and Improving Patient Wellness 

Dea, M., Provider Burnout

Martinez, D., Super Saturday Class for Bilingual Latinos with Uncontrolled Diabetes 

Lee, S., Sexually Transmitted Infections Nurse Clinic at Kaiser Permanente 

Detamore, J., Improving Endoscope Reprocessing in the Head & Neck Department at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles 

Hoying, C., Improving the Implementation of Single-payer Healthcare in CA Using Principles of Systems Engineering 

Lopez, G., Integration of Simultaneous Interpretation at Family Center Bedside Rounds

Oteba, T., Los Angeles Air Force Base clinic referral fragmentation

Scott, N., Individualization of Injury Prevention for Volleyball Players compared to Baseball Pitchers, with Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit 

Speicher, S., Integrative Care Model for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Using System Engineering

 

2018

Baluyot D., Cedars-Sinai Medical Network Auto-Approval Rates Improvement Project – Phase I

Collins N., Emergency Department Disaster Plan Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles

Gonzales A., A New Application for Improving Care of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder – Data Integration

Hatamifar A., Kaiser Permanente – Home Care Services: The Integrated Care Center (ICC)

Ho M., A New Application for Improving Care of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Parent User Interface

Islas N., Improving Optical Capture Rate of Vision Essentials By Kaiser Permanente At The Tustin Ranch Medical Office

McGuire M., Health Coaching

Moon P., HEDIS – Improving Patient Outreach

Murillo A., Increasing the Use of MyCSLink Patient Portal

Newlin D., Nornes T., Kaiser Permanente Primary Care Model Improvement Pilot – Hypertension

Paras P., Leveraging Technology To Improve Instant Telemedicine Between Facilities

Tamjidi, F., Kaiser Permanente Orange County: Complex Case Management

Thomas N., Re-Engineering The Hospital Discharge Process to Reduce the Discharge Process Time

 

2017

Croul A., Optimizing Patient Throughput in Kaiser Permanente’s Fast Track: An Urgent Care Pathway

Liu H., Secure Text Messaging: Improving Care and Changing Behavior [KP]

Lopatto J., Improving Turnaround Times for Electrolyte and Troponin Samples from the KPSB Emergency Department

Olufson E., Linen Management Project in In-Patient Hospital, KP WLA

Pouya P., Fighting the Medical Alarm Fatigue, A Systems Engineering Perspective

Sarni L., Kaiser Permanente Anaheim ED; Improving Patient Flow Using Systems Engineering and Lean Thinking

Wyllie K., Streamlining Workflow Processes from In-Patient Hospital Admission to Discharge at Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Center

Villaflores C., Improving Hospital Patient Satisfaction by Utilizing Volunteer Services, KP

 

2015

Edora C.D., Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) – Connectivity Challenges and Enablers

Medina P., L., Improving Value In Ova And Parasite Testing,
Challenges and Lean Enablers

Militante C., Streamlining Emergency Department Flow,
Challenges and Enablers

Usher G., Minimizing Waste in a Serum Protein Electrophoresis Workflow
Varela A., Specimen Processing, Challenges and Enablers

 

2014

Bueno O., Just in time processing of urine cultures, [Bacteriology Lab]

Chan L. Processing & Delivering “Test Ready” Samples to the Regional Laboratory’s Testing Departments

Dizon V., Tabata C., Waste Reduction in Automated Chemistry Lab System Thru Standardization and Lean Thinking

Frazier L.S., Lean Improvements in Chlamydia/GC Testing

Javier J., Lumampao, G., Punu C., Waste Reduction in an Inter-Dependent (Clinical Sample) System Through Standardization and Lean Methods

Moradian M. Testing Optimization of Molecular Oncology Assays

Tiffert M., Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Optimization for Bone Marrow Specimens