Antibiotic Stewardship in Primary Care
(Semifinalist) The project increased the overall rate of narrow-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by nearly 10 percentage points and reduced annual costs for families and payers.
Taking the Fall for Kids
This project improved patient safety by using an evidence-based falls bundle to decrease patient falls with injury.
Situation Awareness Saves Lives
The Situation Awareness system is a means to reduce the number of non-ICU emergency transfers to the PICU and impact the number of Serious Safety Events caused by unrecognized clinical deterioration.
Respiratory Therapy and Skin Integrity
The NICU remains below the national benchmark for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs), but data analysis indicates most respiratory related HAPUs were diagnosed at Stage II and greater.