McDanel Jennifer SM

Jennifer S. McDanel, PhD, MS


Quality and Safety Specialist

About

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the submission of publicly reported Core Measures
  • Provide benchmark data for hospital units and departments pertaining to Core Measures
  • Provide facilitation, training, and coordination of hospital-wide performance improvement projects, regarding Core Measures
  • Assist with implementation and compliance reporting of recommended national healthcare quality standards
  • Analyze and report quality measures and resource management utilization
  • Evaluate processes and outcomes of care and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Provide guidance for statistical reporting

Special Interests and Activities

  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Member
  • American Society of Microbiology, Member
  • Implementing performance improvement projects based on evidence-based practices
  • Epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant infections

Contact

Fax: 319-353-7043
Office Address: C-52-J General Hospital (GH)
Email: jennifer-mcdanel@uiowa.edu

Languages

English

Credentials

Degrees

  • PhD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • MS, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa