• 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: Waste Reduction/Improved Efficiency Category

Neil Patel, PharmD, BCOP, Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Christopher D. Mangum, CSSBB, Manager, Quality and Performance Engineering, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Inc.
Jessie Conta, MS, Laboratory Genetic Counselor, Supervisor, Seattle Children's
Farzana Pashankar, MD, MRCP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital

Use of the Toyota Production System Principles to Improve Total Parenteral Nutrition Logistics and Clinical Outcomes in our Most Vulnerable Patient Population

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters increased the infusion time of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) significantly.

Reducing Waste of Isoproterenol, a High-cost Medication, Across Multiple Hospital Settings

A multidisciplinary team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia used its quality improvement framework to define, diagnose and develop rapid tests.

Improving the Value of Send-out Laboratory Testing through Laboratory Test Stewardship

Seattle Children's implemented an active case review program of send-out tests by a highly skilled team to catch errors and prevent unnecessary tests.

Reduction in Hospital Days Using a Multidisciplinary Approach for Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

The team at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital aimed to decrease the total hospital days for patients admitted with sickle cell pain.