Michael J. Pineau, MS, RN

Michael J. Pineau, MS, RN, VHA-CM

  • Chief, Quality Management, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
  • VA Certified Mentor (VHA-CM)
  • Master Black Belt, LEAN/Six Sigma (GE Healthcare)

Degrees and Certifications

    • B.S., Nursing, University of Connecticut
    • M.S., Nursing Administration, University of Connecticut

Teaching Responsibilities

    • HINF 550 – Workflow Design and Reengineering

Research Interests & Grants

    • Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Use of Data for Healthcare Improvement

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • New England Nurse of the Year Finalist, Nursing Spectrum Magazine, 2001
    • Marlene Kramer Award for Dissemination of Nursing Research, University of Connecticut, 1996

Publications and Presentations

    • Zhan C, Elixhauser A, Richards C,      Wang Y, Baine W, Pineau M, Verzier N, Kliman R, Hunt D. “Identification of      Hospital-Acquired Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections from      Medicare Claims: Sensitivity and Positive Predictive Value”. Medical Care, 2009 Mar;      47(3):364-9.
    • Ivy M, Possenti P, Atweh N, D’Aiuto M, Palmer J, Pineau      M.  “Intra-Abdominal Hypertension      and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Burn Patients”.  Journal of Trauma, 2000 Oct;      49(3):387-391.
    • Ivy M, Possenti P, Kepros J, Atweh N, D'Aiuto M, Palmer J,      Pineau M, Burns G, Caushaj P.       “Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Patients with Burns”.  Journal of Burn Care and      Rehabilitation, 1999 Sep-Oct; 20(5):351-3.
    • Atweh N, Possenti P, Caushaj P, Burns G, Pineau M, Ivy M.  “Dilatational Percutaneous      Tracheostomy:  Modification of      Technique”.  Journal of Trauma, 1999      Jul; 47(1):142-4.
    • Pineau, MJ.  “Organ and Tissue Donation”.  In Manual of Clinical Trauma Care ed., Sheehy, Blansfield, Danis, Gervasini, Mosby, 1999.

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