Dr. Miller’s research focuses on patient safety, measuring quality of care and implementing quality improvement.
In her role as Vice Chair of Quality and Safety at Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital, Dr. Miller oversees many safety and quality- improvement teams that provide data and stimulate ongoing research.
Community Central Line Infection Prevention Trial (CCLIP)
Pronovost PJ, Armstrong CM, Demski R, Callender T, Winner L, Miller MR, Austin JM, Berenholtz SM, Yang T, Peterson RR, Reitz JA, Bennett RG, Broccolino VA, Davis RO, Gragnolati BA, Green GE, Rothman PB. "Creating a high-reliability health care system: improving performance on core processes of care at johns hopkins medicine." Acad Med. 2015 Feb;90(2):165-72. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000610.
Bundy DG, Gaur AH, Billett AL, He B, Colantuoni EA, Miller MR; Children's Hospital Association Hematology/Oncology CLABSI Collaborative. "Preventing CLABSIs among pediatric hematology/oncology inpatients: national collaborative results." Pediatrics. 2014 Dec;134(6):e1678-85. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0582. Epub 2014 Nov 17.
Cifra CL, Jones KL, Ascenzi J, Bhalala US, Bembea MM, Fackler JC, Miller MR. "The morbidity and mortality conference as an adverse event surveillance tool in a paediatric intensive care unit." BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Nov;23(11):930-8. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003000. Epub 2014 Jul 18.
Rinke ML, Bundy DG, Velasquez CA, Rao S, Zerhouni Y, Lobner K, Blanck JF, Miller MR. "Interventions to reduce pediatric medication errors: a systematic review." Pediatrics. 2014 Aug;134(2):338-60. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3531. Epub 2014 Jul 14.
Neu AM, Miller MR, Stuart J, Lawlor J, Richardson T, Martz K, Rosenberg C, Newland J, McAfee N, Begin B, Warady BA; SCOPE Collaborative Participants. "Design of the standardizing care to improve outcomes in pediatric end stage renal disease collaborative." Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Sep;29(9):1477-84. doi: 10.1007/s00467-014-2891-7. Epub 2014 Jul 24.