• Conference/Meeting
  • March 4-9, 2018

2018 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference

  • Concurrent
  • March 6, 2018
  • 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Pediatric Quality Award (PQA) Semifinalists: Clinical Care Project Category

Caroline Epps, MSN, RN, Quality and Patient Safety Advisor, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Michael Johnson, MD, MS, Emergency Department and Rapid Treatment Unit, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Primary Children's Hospital
Dane Snyder, MD, Chief, Section of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Clinical Associate Professor, Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt aims to maximize patient safety for pediatric oncology patients who present with fever.

Quality Improvement in Primary Care: Reducing Emergency Department Visits in Children with Asthma
Nationwide Children's Hospital's long-term longitudinal quality improvement project sought to decrease asthma-related emergency department visits.

Reducing Hospitalization with Nurse-driven Asthma Treatment
Primary Children's new nurse-initiated care process for asthma in its emergency department reduced hospital admissions by one-third.