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Meghan Brooks Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP

Meghan Brooks Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Anesthesiology and Critical Care
309 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
http://www.lanefall.info
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4865
Office: 215-573-7399
Fax: 215-662-7106
Education:
AB (Molecular and Cell Biology / Interdisciplinary Studies)
University of California, Berkeley, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Critical care medicine
Anesthesiology

Description of Research Expertise

My research focus is teamwork and communication in acute care settings. I am particularly interested in improving transitions for patients with critical illness by improving handoffs and developing care transition interventions for critical illness survivors. I have expertise in the following areas:

TOPIC AREAS
-Handoffs, handovers, care transitions
-Post-intensive care syndrome
-Patient safety
-Quality improvement and QI research
-Training in quality improvement and patient safety
-Outcomes
-Clinical documentation
-Healthcare IT

METHODOLOGY
-Qualitative research
-Mixed methods research
-Secondary data analysis

Selected Publications

Ramaswamy T, Lane-Fall M, Brown S, Fleisher L, Neuman M: Nighttime intensivist staffing in Pennsylvania cardiac surgery ICUs. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Orlando, FL February 2016 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Lane-Fall M, Miano T, Aysola J, Augoustides J: Diversity in the emerging intensivist workforce: trends in critical care fellows from 2004-2014. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Orlando, FL February 2016 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Burson R, Arriaga A, Clapp J, Lane-Fall M, Gordon E, Harris D, Fleisher L: Towards a culture of change: policy adoption to address communication and professionalism an an anesthesiology department. Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education Annual Educational Conference, National Harbor, MD February 2016 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Lane-Fall M, Pascual J, Collard M, Jablonski J, Beidas R, Gutsche J, Fleisher L, Barg F: Developing a standardized OR to ICU handoff process. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Orlando, FL February 2016 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Collard M, Lane-Fall M: What are the indications for intubating the critically ill patient? Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care, 2nd edition. Deutschman C, Neligan P (eds.). Elsevier, January 2016 Notes: ISBN-13: 978-0323299954.

Lane-Fall M: No matter the perspective, anesthesia handoffs are problematic. Anesthesia and Analgesia 122(1): 7-9, January 2016.

Hochman B, Barry M, Lane-Fall M, Allen S, Holena D, Smith B, Kaplan L, Pascual J: Handoffs in the intensive care unit: are off hours a vulnerable time? American Journal of Medical Quality December 2015 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Martin N, Pisa M, Collins T, Robertson M, Sicoutris C, Bushan N, Saucier J, Martin A, Reilly P, Lane-Fall M, Kohl B: Advanced practitioner-driven critical care outreach to reduce intensive care unit readmission mortality. International Journal of Academic Medicine 1(1): 3-8, December 2015.

Lane-Fall M, Collard M, Turnbull A, Halpern S, Shea J: ICU attending handoff practices: results from a national survey of academic intensivists. Critical Care Medicine November 2015 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Pieczynski L, Raiten J, Lane-Fall M: From root cause to action plan: how an adverse event uncovered differences in resident knowledge of sedation policies and practices. Anesthesia & Analgesia Case Reports November 2015 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

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Last updated: 01/30/2016
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