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Designing and integrating a quality management program for patients undergoing head and neck resection with free-flap reconstruction

Joseph C. Dort, Khara M. Sauro, Christiaan Schrag, Shamir Chandarana, Jennifer Matthews, Steven Nakoneshny, Vida Manoloto, Tanya Miller, C. David McKenzie, Robert D. Hart, T. Wayne Matthews
2020 Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  
CPs are particularly helpful in complex clinical conditions where variation in care is a problem such as patients undergoing major head and neck resection with free flap reconstruction.  ...  The primary result of this study is a design for a sustainable quality management program that can be used to guide and improve care for patients undergoing major head and neck resection with free flap  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Ohlson Research Initiative for sustaining the data collection, analytics and reporting infrastructure that are a foundational and  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40463-020-00436-3 pmid:32571417 fatcat:u6xma3myv5bwtabs75xpqhyzqi

Head and Neck Cancers on CT: Preliminary Study of Treatment Response Assessment Based on Computerized Volume Analysis

Lubomir Hadjiiski, Suresh K. Mukherji, Mohannad Ibrahim, Berkman Sahiner, Sachin K. Gujar, Jeffrey Moyer, Heang-Ping Chan
2010 American Journal of Roentgenology  
in response to treatment of head and neck cancers.  ...  An in-house-developed computerized system performed 3D segmentation based on a level set model.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Public Health Service (grant CA95153).  ... 
doi:10.2214/ajr.09.2817 pmid:20308515 pmcid:PMC3729396 fatcat:decoikapgrarno7aa3dwwmefdy

A new system for recording the radiological effective doses from imaging investigations

Lidia Dobrescu
2014 The 7th IEEE/International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology  
Carol Davila" of Bucharest and CERTSIGN S.A., UTI Group member, are developing this project. Special thanks to all the persons involved in this project for their support, work and ideas.  ...  Acknowledgement The results were obtained from the SRSPIRIM project in Romanian Partnerships Program, Collaborative Applied Research Projects Subprogram.  ...  Torax, Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Radiographies and CT for head, neck, chest, spine and abdomen are common investigations performed in many countries The Sievert (Sv) is the International System  ... 
doi:10.1109/icait.2014.7019558 fatcat:gzjisxtctrehrjtnk3ceyantta

The impact of a quality management program for patients undergoing head and neck resection with free-flap reconstruction: longitudinal study examining sustainability

Joseph C. Dort, Khara M. Sauro, Shamir Chandarana, Christiaan Schrag, Jennifer Matthews, Steven Nakoneshny, Vida Manoloto, Tanya Miller, C. David McKenzie, Robert D. Hart, T. Wayne Matthews
2020 Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  
In this paper we report outcomes from a 9 year experience designing and using CPs in the management of patients undergoing major head and neck resection with free flap reconstruction.  ...  Head and neck (HN) surgery with free flap reconstruction is complex, time-consuming and expensive.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Ohlson Research Initiative for sustaining the data collection, analytics and reporting infrastructure that are a foundational and  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40463-020-00437-2 pmid:32571424 fatcat:gggrfh5prnfpdlnkuhcybzwnuy

Imaging advances in oral cavity cancer and perspectives from a population in need: Consensus from the UK-India oral cancer imaging group

Narayana Subramaniam, Harish Poptani, Andrew Schache, Venkataraman Bhat, Subramania Iyer, HV Sunil, NaveenHedne Chandrasekhar, Vijay Pillai, Pankaj Chaturvedi, ShriHarsha Krishna, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Vikram Kekatpure (+13 others)
2021 Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Surgeons  
Implementation of a novel surveillance template for head and neck cancer: Neck Imaging Reporting and Data System (NI-RADS). J Am Coll Radiol 2016;13:743-60. 38.  ...  Machine learning approaches and their application to a population in need Given the mismatch between the demand for and the supply of radiologists with expertise in head and neck cancer, the appeal of  ... 
doi:10.4103/jhnps.jhnps_10_21 fatcat:7aasewd4y5bfrf6ge53vvfqbme

Tumor Growth Simulation Profiling [chapter]

Claire Jean-Quartier, Fleur Jeanquartier, David Cemernek, Andreas Holzinger
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We create model profiles by considering data from selected types of tumors. Growth parameters are evaluated for integration and compared to the different disease examples.  ...  Tumors, in the broader sense, are described by abnormal cell growth and are not exclusively cancerous.  ...  There are several models each on individual types of cancer including brain, ovarian, colon cancers, melanoma, leukemia or head/neck tumors [9] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43949-5_16 fatcat:fkedk5gmdvc7jppww7hla3qe6u

Mapping the incidentalome: estimating incidental findings generated through clinical pharmacogenomics testing

Matthew J. Westbrook, M. Frances Wright, Sara L. Van Driest, Tracy L. McGregor, Joshua C. Denny, Rebecca L. Zuvich, Ellen Wright Clayton, Kyle B. Brothers
2012 Genetics in Medicine  
tract cancer SULT1A1 Breast cancer, colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, gastric cancer, head and neck cancer, urinary tract cancer UGT1A1 Endometrial cancer a Relatively minor or rare phenotypes  ...  For example, angina, acute coronary syndrome, and myocardial infarction were grouped as one phenotype, and aerodigestive tract cancers of the head and neck were grouped as another (Supplementary Figure  ... 
doi:10.1038/gim.2012.147 pmid:23196672 pmcid:PMC3648626 fatcat:xigf7rokoralxiihdqdakef6ya

Impact of Provider-led, Technology-enabled Radiology Management Program on Imaging

Ivan K. Ip, Louise Schneider, Steven Seltzer, Allen Smith, Jessica Dudley, Andrew Menard, Ramin Khorasani
2013 American Journal of Medicine  
The radiology medical management program was enabled by a computerized physician order entry system with integrated clinical decision support and accountability tools, including (1) mandatory peer-to-peer  ...  METHODS: This study was performed in the ambulatory setting of an integrated healthcare system.  ...  The radiology medical management was enabled through a computerized physician order entry system with integrated clinical decision support and accountability tools.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.11.034 pmid:23786668 fatcat:465flckbrvhpvaqbgqi5qmqn5y

A New System For Recording The Radiological Effective Doses For Patients Investigated by Imaging Methods [article]

Silviu Stanciu, Lidia Dobrescu
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper the project of an integrated system for radiation safety and security of the patients investigated by radiological imaging methods is presented.  ...  The new system is based on smart cards and Public Key Infrastructure. The new system allows radiation effective dose data storage and a more accurate reporting system.  ...  The authors wishes to address thanks to all the persons involved in this project for their support, work, and ideas.  ... 
arXiv:1412.4388v1 fatcat:nqm3yy2xnfgbjioph3yezib4ai

Improving Modern Cancer Care Through Information Technology

Steven B. Clauser, Edward H. Wagner, Erin J. Aiello Bowles, Leah Tuzzio, Sarah M. Greene
2011 American Journal of Preventive Medicine  
This article presents a review of the challenges of delivering well coordinated, patient-centered cancer care in a complex modern healthcare system.  ...  Also discussed are additional challenges and opportunities to advancing understanding of how patient data, provider and patient involvement, and informatics innovations can support high-quality cancer  ...  We thank Beth Kirlin and Virginia Scobba for assistance with article retrieval, and Anne Rodgers for thoughtful editorial suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2011.01.014 pmid:21521595 pmcid:PMC3119205 fatcat:54653eefdfb6piefujamqslsva

Recommended Patient-Reported Core Set of Symptoms to Measure in Adult Cancer Treatment Trials

B. B. Reeve, S. A. Mitchell, A. C. Dueck, E. Basch, D. Cella, C. M. Reilly, L. M. Minasian, A. M. Denicoff, A. M. O'Mara, M. J. Fisch, C. Chauhan, N. K. Aaronson (+2 others)
2014 Journal of the National Cancer Institute  
should be assessed in clinical trials for head and neck, prostate, and ovarian cancers.  ...  For example, as a component of the current initiative, additional HRQOL domains for use alongside the core symptoms in three specific disease settings (ovarian, prostate, and head and neck cancers) were  ... 
doi:10.1093/jnci/dju129 pmid:25006191 pmcid:PMC4110472 fatcat:u2ucoh7bgbe7xjxcjk7qqcbn3a

Evidence-based systematic review: Oropharyngeal dysphagia behavioral treatments. Part V--applications for clinicians and researchers

Karen Wheeler-Hegland, Tobi Frymark, Tracy Schooling, Daniel McCabe, John Ashford, Robert Mullen, Carol Smith Hammond, Nan Musson
2009 Journal of rehabilitation research and development  
A fictitious patient scenario is presented and discussed as an example of the clinical application of the findings from the three systematic reviews in this series on evidence for the use of behavioral  ...  This report is the last in a series that presents the culmination of a collaborative effort between the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Department of Veterans Affairs to examine the  ...  head and neck cancer.  ... 
pmid:19533535 fatcat:ms64pwboqngdhgfsopggb3rcpi

Quality Outcomes in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit after Electronic Health Record Implementation

V. H. Flatow, N. Ibragimova, C. M. Divino, D. S. A. Eshak, B. C. Twohig, A. M. Bassily-Marcus, R. Kohli-Seth
2015 Applied Clinical Informatics  
To control for variation in the patient population over time, the case mix indexes (CMIs) and APACHE II scores were also analyzed.  ...  Objectives: To evaluate key quality measures of a surgical intensive care unit (SICU) following implementation of the Epic EHR system in a tertiary hospital.  ...  Metastatic cancer or locally advanced lung, pancreatic, or head and neck cancer 5.  ... 
doi:10.4338/aci-2015-04-ra-0044 pmid:26767058 pmcid:PMC4704031 fatcat:mn6ervwy4je73pjumez22lii7e

The Relationship Between Otolaryngology and Speech Pathology

Susan Miller
1998 The Japan Journal of Logopedics and Phoniatrics  
In the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center, patients with head and neck cancer, vocal fold paralyses, and benign voice disorders are seen by otolaryngology  ...  A crucial link exists between the otolaryngologist and speech-language pathologist.  ...  A head and neck cancer patient's progress is Meyers, E. N., Barofsky, I., Yates, J. W. Rehabilitation and treatment of head and neck cancer. Cancer, 1986 ; 4. 2) Casper, J., Colton, R.H.  ... 
doi:10.5112/jjlp.39.221 fatcat:7brvxa3d4faaflc46c4lovzfky

A review on neural networks approach on classifying cancers

Maha Mahmood, Belal Al-Khateeb, Wisam Makki Alwash
2020 IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJ-AI)  
The presented work will survey different techniques of neural networks to classify lymph, neck and head, as well as breast cancer.  ...  Neural networks are currently a burning research area in medical scienc It is very essential for medical practitioners to opt a proper treatment for cancer patients.  ...  [30] proposed a computerized system which has been used to classify the ROI which would be capable of emulating a decision-support strategy for breast tumor analysis.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijai.v9.i2.pp317-326 fatcat:ycrkffyaqfa3ta3e2pdu4epinm
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