Dr. Schriefer is the Director of Quality Improvement and the Quality Assurance Liason (QAL) for the Department of Pediatrics. As QAL, Jan is integrally involved in quality assurance efforts, helping to facilitate case reviews, manage event reports and better connect QA and QI efforts.
Dr. Schriefer has been an integral member of our department quality team since her arrival in 2006. Dr. Schrifer has supported many of our quality improvement efforts including the community based obesity prevention and management projects, the inpatient multidisciplinary pediatric asthma care team (IMPACT) and the acquiring diagnosis at patient-centric times (ADAPT) initiative. The IMPACT team won the 2014 URMC Board Quality Award and the 2015 Health Care Association of New York Award for Patient Safety and Quality.
Dr. Schriefer has partners with our pediatric surgical colleague to help reduce surgical site infections (SSIs). Dr. Schrifer most recently jinted the children's hospital Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) team as the leader for the readmission prevention effort. She is the Project Coordinator for the American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV projects focused on preventing readmissions. She is a Tutur in the Mastering Medical Information course for 1st year Medical Students in the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Dr. Schriefer has been a faculty member for the Vermont Oxford Network (VON) Quality Improvement collaborative since 2001. She is currently leading a group of 10 NICUs focused on improving the care for the micro-premature infant.
Dr. Schriefer has lead teams toward many national quality awards including the The USA Today / RIT Quality Cup. The Mosby Patient Care Award, URMC Board Quality Awards and the Get Well Network Innovation Award. She has a long list of publications and has presented at many national quality meetings.
She chairs the Children's Hospital Infection Prevention Committee with Dr. Timothy Stevens and Dr. Mary Caserta. She is a Consultant for EquiCenter in Mendon NY and assists in research and publications from the center which provides equine assisted therapy to children with special health care needs.
Dr. Schriefer assist with quality improvement projects in the general inpatient pediatric units, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Pediatric Emergency Department and in many of the outpatient primary care clinics. She is a Quality Improvement Advisor for the New York State Department of Health, Finger Lakes Obesity Prevention Collaborative led by Dr. Stephen Cook. Dr. Schriefer coaches the Unit Based Performance (UPP) efforts for 41400, 41600, 41800, & 42800. She is the Project Coordinator for the American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV projects in asthma care, obesity prevention and management and infection prevention.
Dr. Schriefer has lead teams toward many quality awards including USA Today/RIT Quality Cup, Mosby Patient Care Award, two URMC Board Quality Awards and the Get Well Network Innovation Award. Dr. Schriefer has been on the Faculty of Vermont Oxford NICU Network (VON) since 2001. She currently leads the team of NICUs working to improve brain development in the premature infant. She has a long list of publications and has presented at many national quality meetings. Currently, Dr. Schriefer is working with the Pediatric Surgical team working to improve processes of care and outcomes for pediatric surgical patients at URMC.
Patient Care Bio
As the Director of Quality Improvement for the Golisano Children's Hospital, Dr. Schriefer oversees and facilitates quality initiatives to improve processes of care and outcomes. The scope of the projects ranges from outpatient, inpatient and across all services, programs and centers related to Pediatrics. Dr. Schriefer is extensively involved with training our medical students, residents, fellows and attending providers in quality improvement methods with the ultimate goal of having providers recognize the importance and value of incorporating quality initiatives within their practices.
|URMC, Strong Star
|2015 Healthcare Association of New York State Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety - IMPACT: Inpatient Multidisciplinar
|Distinguished Nursing Alumnus Award, Hartwick College
|University of Rochester Board Quality Award - Inpatient Asthma Care | University of Rochester | Rochester, New York
|Community Health Improvement Award for Asthma Education
|University of Rochester Board Quality Award - Central Line Infection Reduction | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, New York
|Interactive Patient Care - Pediatric Clinician Get Connected Award | Get Well Network
|Pew Charitable Trust IOM Doctoral Fellowship in Health Policy
||1996 - 2004