Wednesday, May 6 at 8:00am to 12:20pmVirtual Event
Join us as HSE students present their project presentations. Link: https://lehigh.zoom.us/j/258464347
8:00 AM: Alex Almonte Sizing Up Patients for Proper Care: The High BMI Patient
This project aims to look at the nursing resource needs for caring for high-BMI patients
in an acute care setting and quantify the impact of not considering BMI in nursing staff
8:30 AM Lori Alfonse Appropriate Screening Mammogram Rates: The Essential Gateway to a Breast
Cancer Institute of Excellence
The goal of this project is to analyze barriers to obtaining a screening mammography
and provide a framework for improving the screening rates for a multi-site cancer
institute of excellence program.
9:00 AM Daniel Butz & Saral Patel
Remote Patient Monitoring Technology Analysis
What criteria should be considered for the technology when developing a remote patient
monitoring program? This project explores the process for identifying and selecting the
optimal technology for a diabetes monitoring program.
9:30 AM Emily Pellegrini & Amy Wajdula
Acute Drug Shortages in US Hospitals: Cost and Management Considerations
When looking into the true cost of drug shortages experienced by the hospitals, what
dimensions should be considered? This research aims to develop a framework for
answering this question.
10:00 AM Project Posters (on loop, during break)
10:15 AM Laurelle Giovannoli Physician Interaction Using Social Data
What would a solution that integrates social determinants of health and clinical data look
like? And how would a physician use it? This work explores these questions.
10:45 AM Lauren Pyfer Optimizing Ophthalmology Outpatient Scheduling
Applying best practices in analysis and scheduling, this work looks at practical ways to
improve the flow in a busy outpatient eye clinic by looking at ways to improve the
11:15 AM Jannah Wing Analyzing the Impact of Inpatient Bed Capacity on ED Patient Boarding
Through simulation modeling and statistical data analysis, this project looks at the
inpatient bed capacity needed to satisfy demand from the hospital’s busy emergency
11:45 AM Christina Vikingstad Creating Healthier Futures for Families: HKRS Wellness App
Over the past ten years, Healthy Kids Running Serieshas built a successful,
community-driven platform for engaging children and teenagers in an active lifestyle.