Terri Byczkowski, PhD, is an associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Prior to joining Emergency Medicine as a faculty member in 2008, she was the assistant vice president of Data Systems for Quality in Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness at Cincinnati Children’s. During that time she provided strategic planning, direction and coordination of activities related to the development and reporting of data and quality measures in order to support the hospital’s on-going quality improvement work. She has extensive training and experience in quality improvement methods, experimental design, survey methods, statistical process control, and measurement for quality improvement.
Her research interests are in the area of measuring and improving patient and family experiences of care and determining how the delivery of patient- and family-centered care ultimately affect health outcomes. She is currently focused on developing a measure of patient and family-centered care for pediatric emergency medicine.
Education and Training
PhD: University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration, Department of Quantitative Analysis. Cincinnati, OH, 1991.
MBA: State University of New York at Buffalo, College of Business Administration, Department of Marketing, Buffalo, NY, 1982.
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TL Byczkowski, LM Kollar, MT Britto. Family Experiences With Outpatient Care: Do Adolescents and Parents Have the Same Perceptions? Journal of Adolescent Health. 2010;47(1):92-98.
The Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Writing Committee. A Statewide Initiative to Reduce Inappropriate Scheduled Births at 360/7 ─ 386/7 Weeks’ Gestation. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2010; 202(3):243e1-243e8.
DD Wirtschafter, MD, J Petit, P Kurtin, M Dalsey, K Chance, HW Morrow, M Seid, TL Byczkowski, TP Huber, JM Milstein, SM Bowles, S Fichera, S Kloman. A Statewide Quality Improvement Collaborative to Reduce Neonatal Central-Line Associated Blood Stream Infections. Journal of Perinatology. 2010; 30(3):170-181.
TL Byczkowski, MS Levy. When Does An Imperfect Sampling Frame Produce More Efficient Estimators Than a Perfect Frame? Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 2009;139:3679-3689.
MT Britto, TL Byczkowski, AM Anneken, J Hausfeld, PM Schoettker, MK Farrell, UR Kotagal. Improving Access to Pediatric Sub-Specialty Care: Initial Failures and Lessons Learned. Quality Management in Healthcare. 2008;17(4): 320-329.
KW Sparling, FC Ryckman, PJ Schoettker, TL Byczkowski, A Helpling, K Mandel, A Panchanathan, UR Kotagal. Financial impact of failing to prevent surgical site infection. Quality Management in Healthcare. 2007;16(3):219-225.