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PASCALE CARAYON NAMED HUMAN FACTORS WORK STREAM LEADER BY NEHI TO GUIDE HEALTHCARE WITHOUT WALLS INITIATIVE
NEHI (The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) has announced work stream leaders for its Health Care Without Walls initiative, which is focused on advancing development of a more distributed and accessible health care system, drawing on current and future technologies.

CQPI-SEIPS FACULTY AFFILIATE NASIA SAFDAR RECOGNIZED BY AHRQ AS A LEADER IN PREVENTING HEALTH-CARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAIs)
Using a systems engineering framework, Dr. Safdar and colleagues, including CQPI’s Pascale Carayon and Ann Schoofs Hundt, conducted an AHRQ-funded study to identify factors that affect health care workers’ use of prevention activities, known as bundles, to combat Clostridium difficile (C diff).  Knowing the factors that facilitate—or are barriers to—the use of these practices can help clinical teams better understand how to standardize their efforts to prevent infection.

PASCALE CARAYON RECEIVES UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE “EXTRA MILE AWARD”
The “Extra Mile Award” is awarded to a UW Health faculty member, outside of the Department of Medicine, who has made significant contributions to the Department of Medicine.

CQPI-SEIPS FACULTY AFFILIATE NICOLE WERNER RECEIVES NSF GRANT
Nicole Werner, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering and CQPI-SEIPS faculty affiliate, received a $175,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) titled “Innovating consumer health information technology designs for informal caregiving: From individual caregivers to loosely coupled teams.”

CQPI-SEIPS FACULTY AFFILIATE NICOLE WERNER RECEIVES KL2 FACULTY CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD