• Conference/Meeting
  • March 4-9, 2018

2018 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference

  • Concurrent
  • March 7, 2018
  • 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Pediatric Quality Award (PQA) Semifinalists: Patient Safety and Reduction of Harm Category

Bryce Clark, MPA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, Process Improvement Lead, Children's Hospital Colorado
Kristin Dowdy, BSN, RN, Quality Manager, Children's of Mississippi
Anne Pirrone, BSN, RN, CCRN, Clinical Coordinator, PICU, Ochsner Hospital for Children

Getting to Zero: Eliminating Unplanned Extubations in the PICU
By decreasing unplanned extubations per ventilator days to 0, Ochsner Hospital for Children saved cost and unnecessary hospital days entirely.

Preventing CLABSI through Leader Engagement, Data Management and Evidence-based Practices
Children's Hospital Colorado prioritized reliable evidence-based central line care, and made changes to better manage data and engage leaders.

Decreasing Blood Culture Contamination in a Children’s Hospital
Children's of Mississippi used several improvement methods to reduce the blood culture contamination rate and achieve significant cost reduction.