EQUIPPED in the Press
Vandenberg A.E., Kegler M, Hastings S.N., Hwang U., Wu D., Stevens M.B., Clevenger C., Eucker S., Genes N., Huang W., Ikpe-Ekpo E., Nassisi D., Previll L., Rodriguez S., Sanon M., Schlientz D., Vigliotti D., Vaughan C.P.
Sequential implementation of the EQUIPPED geriatric medication safety program as a learning health system. Int J Qual Health C 2020 (In press). Burningham Z, Jackson GL, Kelleher J, Stevens M, Morris I, Cohen J, Maloney G, Vaughan CP. The
Enhancing Quality of Prescribing Practices for Older Veterans Discharged From the Emergency Department (EQUIPPED) Potentially Inappropriate Medication Dashboard: A Suitable Alternative to the In-Person Academic Detailing and Standardized Feedback Reports of Traditional EQUIPPED? Clin Ther 2020;42(4):573-582. PMID: 32222360 Stevens MB, Hastings SN, Markland AD, Hwang U, Hung W, Vandenberg AE, Bryan W, Cross D, Powers J, McGwin G, Fattouh N, Ho W, Clevenger C, Vaughan CP.
Enhancing the quality of provider practices for older adults in the emergency department (EQUIPPED). J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(7):1609-1614. PMID: 28388818. Vandenberg AE, Vaughan CP, Stevens M, Hastings SN, Powers J, Markland AD, Hwang U, Hung W, Echt KV.
Improving geriatric prescribing in the ED: A qualitative study of facilitators and barriers to clinical decision support tool use. 2017;29:117-123. PMID 27852639. Int J Qual Health Care Vandenberg
A, Stevens M, Echt K, Hastings SN, Powers J, Markland A, Hwang U, Hung W, Belbis S, Vaughan CP. Implementation of a medication management program across 5 VA emergency departments. Fed Pract 2016;33:29-32. Moss J, Bryan W, Wilkerson LM, Jackson GL, Owenby R, Van Houtven C, Stevens M, Powers J, Vaughan C, Hung W, Hwang U, Markland AD, McGwin G, Hastings SN.
Impact of clinical pharmacy specialists on the design and implementation of a quality improvement initiative to decrease inappropriate medications in a Veterans Affairs emergency department. J Manag Care Spec Pharm 2016;22:74-80. Stevens M, Hastings SN, Powers J, Vandenberg AE, Echt K, Bryan W, Peggs K, Markland AD, Hwang U, Hung W, Schmidt A, McGwin G, Ikpe E, Clevenger C, Johnson TM 2
nd, Vaughan CP. Enhancing the quality of prescribing practices for older Veterans discharged from the emergency department: preliminary results from EQUiPPED, a novel multi-component interdisciplinary quality improvement initiative. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63:1025-9. PMID 25945692. News and Accolades
Burningham Z, Jackson GL, Kelleher J, Stevens M, Morris I, Cohen J, Maloney G, Vaughan CP. The EQUIPPED Potentially Inappropriate Medication Dashboard: A Suitable Alternative to the In-Person Academic Detailing of Traditional EQUIPPED? AMIA Clinical Informatics Conference; May 2020; Seattle, WA (Virtual). Recorded oral presentation. (May 2020).
Vaughan CP, Burningham Z, Jackson, GL. EQUIPPED for Medication Safety in VA Emergency Departments. VA Forum. (Fall 2019). Richman M.
VA programs shows promise in improving safety of drug prescriptions for older patients. VA Research Currents. (August 2017). Boyle AM. Team-Based ED Program Halves Inappropriate Prescribing for Older Veterans.
U.S. Medicine. (September 2015). Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recognition of EQUiPPED as an Atlanta VA Medical Center facility (2013).