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.
Learn strategies for transforming clinical care and data delivery.
Learn about a tool developed to stratify patients by medical complexity while accounting for social, family, school and behavioral variables.
Learn about a pilot model of primary-care, specialty-care partnership care coordination implemented for rural or limited-English proficient medically complex children.
Learn how to implement a nationally recognized patient and family-centered program to improve safety.
Learn about creating a sepsis datamart that identifies emergency department patients that may potentially develop sepsis.
Efforts to engage front line staff members, patients and families can lead to a decrease in CLABSI rates.
How the original IPASS concept is being adapted and used as a way to engage patients and families and improve the quality of care.
Data plays a key role in helping this hospital document the treatment of sepsis patients.
Children's National Medical Center leadership saw opportunities to increase the number of safety events staff members report.
Leadership partnership has rapidly decreased preventable patient harm at Riley Children's by blending the expertise of physicians and nurses.
Rady Children's Hospital is screening all patients over the age of 12 in the emergency department.
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