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Abby Swanson Kazley

Abby Swanson Kazley, PhD

Abby Swanson Kazley, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Division Director of Health Informatics
Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management
151-B Rutledge Avenue, MSC 962

Charleston, SC 29425

Office: B413
843-792-0012

swansoaj@musc.edu

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Education

  • Ph.D. Health Services Organization and Research, Virginia Commonwealth University (2006)
  • MT General and Special Education, University of Virginia (2001)
  • BA Sociology, University of Virginia (2001)

Areas of Teaching

  • Health Care Management
  • Health Care Strategic Management
  • Medical Terminology

Research Interests

  • The Patient Experience
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Telemedicine

Recent Grants

  • June 1, 2014 - May 31, 2016  Co-Investigator
    "Age-related Hearing Loss: Health Services Utilization and Outcomes"
    NIH/NIDCD
  • July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2015  Co-Investigator
    Department of Defense
  • January 1, 2010 - Sept 1, 2014  Co-Investigator
    NIH NHLBI

Recent Publications

  • Kazley, AS, Schumacker, E, DelliFraine, J, Clement, D, Hall, R, O’Connor, S, Qu, H, Shewchuk, R, and Stefl, M. Competency Development and Validation: An Update of the Collaborative Leadership Model. Journal of Health Administration Education. In press.
  • Ford, E.W., Silvera, G.A., Kazley, A.S., Diana, M.L., and Huerta, T.R. (2016). Assessing the Relationship between Patient Safety Culture and EHR Strategy. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. In press.
  • Marlow, NM, Kazley, AS, Chavin, KD, Simpson, KN, Balliet, W, and Baliga, P. (2016). A patient navigator and education program for increasing potential living donors:  a comparative observational study.  Clinical Transplantation.
  • Kazley, AS, Zoller, JS, and Dickerson, L. Student Competency Self-Assessment Measurement: Timing is Everything. Journal of Health Administration Education. In press.
  • Kazley, AS, Valenta, S, Wilkerson, R, Debenham, E, Holmstedt, C, and McElligott, J. Maximizing Statewide Stroke Care Coverage in South Carolina Utilizing Telemedicine. The Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association. In press.
  • Simpson, A. Bonilha, HS, Kazley, AS, Zoller, JS, Simpson, KN, and Ellis, C. (2015). The Impact of Outpatient Rehabilitation Medicare Reimbursement Caps on Utilization and Cost of Rehabilitation Care after Ischemic Stroke: Do Caps contain costs? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kazley, AS, Diana, ML, Ford, EW, and Menachemi, N. (2015). Market Factors Related to of Hospitals’ Patient Satisfaction Ratings. Journal of Hospital Administration. 4(4).
  • Rodriguez, JR, Kazley, AS. Mandelbrot, DA, Hays, R, Rudow, DL, and Baliga, P. (2015). Overcoming Disparities in Living Kidney Donation in the United States: A Call to Action. Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kazley, AS, and Teufel, RJ. (2015). Advanced electronic health record use and quality in hospitals that care for children. International Journal of Health Care Technology and Management. 15:1.
  • Kazley, AS, Jordan, JL, Simpson, KN, Chavin, K, and Baliga, P. (2015). Health Literacy and Kidney Transplant Outcomes. Progress in Transplantation. 25(1): 85-90.
  • Tajeu, GS, Kazley, AS, Menachemi, N. (2015). Do Hospitals Who Do the Right Thing Have More Satisfied Patients? Health Care Management Review. 40(4): 348-55.
  • Kazley, AS, Johnson, E, Simpson, KN, Chavin, K, and Baliga, P. (2014). African American Patient Knowledge of Kidney Disease. Journal of Chronic Illness. Epub ahead of print.
  • Kazley, AS, Johnson, E, Simpson, KN, Chavin, K, and Baliga, P. (2014). Health Care Provider Perception of Chronic Kidney Disease: Knowledge and Behavior among African American Patients. BMC Nephrology. 15: 112.
  • Hernandez-Tejada, MA, Zoller, JS, Ruggiero, KJ, Kazley, AS, and Acierno, R. (2014). Early Treatment Withdrawal from Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for PTSD: Telemedicine and In-Person Parameters. The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. Vol. 48: 33-55.
  • Marlow, N, Simpson, KN, Kazley, AS, Balliet, W, Chavin, K, Baliga, P. (2014). Variations in coping stages for individuals with chronic kidney disease: Results from a pilot study with patient navigators. Journal of Health Psychology. Epub ahead of print.

Recent Presentations

  • Simpson, A, Logan, S, Kazley, AS, Simpson, KN, and Dubno, J. "Effects of covariate selection for propensity score models on multiple outcomes in non-treatment cohort studies." International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, Oct 2015. Providence, RI.
  • Giles, A, Carson, N, Annan-Coultas, D, Kazley, AS, Seif, G. "An Educational Technology Journal Club at a Medical University." American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Education Summit, Apr 2015. Denver, CO.
  • Silvera, G, Diana, ML, Huerta, T, Kazley, AS, and Ford, EW. "Assessing the Relationship Between Patient Safety Culture and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Strategy." Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Research Conference, Oct 2015. Crystal City, VA.
  • Kazley, AS, McClelland, L, Vogus, TJ, Lemak, CH, Bigelow, B, Menachemi, N, and DelliFraine, J. "Challenges and strategies for managing work-life balance in academia." Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Aug 2015. Vancouver, BC.
  • Kazley, AS, Huerta, TV. "Break on through to the Other Side: Has HIT Delivered its Promise?" AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 2015. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Harvey, J, Simpson, AC, and Kazley, AS. "The Impact of Advanced Electronic Medical Records on Hospital Length of Stay." AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 2015. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Borkowski, N, DelliFraine, J, Hall, RS, Kazley, AS, Paustian, P, and Schumacher, E. "Follow the Yellow Brick Road for Assessing Competency-Based Learning." AUPHA Annual Meeting, June 2015. Miami, FL.
  • Kazley, AS, and Wager, KA. "Peer to Peer Instruction and Learning: What's the Potential, Reality, and Future?" AUPHA Annual Meeting, June 2015. Miami, FL.
  • Balliet, W, Kazley, AS, Correll, J, Johnson, E, Marlow, N., Chavin, K, and Baliga, P. "The Altruistic Kidney Donor." Society of Behavioral Medicine, Apr 2015. San Antonio, TX.
  • Kazley, AS. "Hospital EHR use and patient satisfaction." MUSC Academic Generalist Health Services Research Fellowship for General Pediatrics and General Internal Medicine, Apr 2015. Charleston, SC.
  • Seif, G, and Kazley, AS. "Clicker Use in the Classroom." MUSC Apple Tree Session, Oct 2014. Charleston, SC.
  • Silvera, G. Huerta, T, Diana, M, Kazley, AS, and Ford, E. "Assessing the Relationship between Patient Safety Culture and EHR Strategy." Academy of Management Meeting, Aug 2014. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Silvera, G.A, Ford, E.W., Diana, M.L, Kazley, A.S., and Huerta, T.R. "Assessing the Relationship between Patient Safety Culture and EHR Strategy." Academy of Management Aug 2014. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kazley, AS, Boan, AD, Debenham, E, Lackland, D, and Adams, RJ. "Cost of Stroke in South Carolina." AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 2014. San Diego, CA.
  • Malek, AM, Adams, RJ, Debenham, E, Hyacinth, HI, Boan, AD, Kazley, AS, Voeks, JH, and Lackland, DT. "Health Behavior, Access to Care, and Attitudes Regarding Emergency Situations and the Use of 911 among REACH." MUSC Telestroke Consults Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), June 2014. Charleston, SC.

Recent Honors & Awards

  • Valerie West Educational Technology Grant Recipient, 2014-2015
  • Nomination for Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Article of the Year, 2015
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2011
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2010
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Annual Meeting First Place Poster, 2010
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2009
  • MUSC Foundation for Teaching Excellence Developing Teacher of the Year, 2009-2010
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Developing Scholar of the Year, 2008-2009
 
 
 

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