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.
The Spinal Fusion Surgical Home
This project utilized lean processes and involved stakeholders from the entire episode of care to enhance recovery evidence-based protocols with Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis (IAS) undergoing Posterior Spinal Fusion.
Transforming a Hospital Culture to Achieve Zero Harm
In partnership with Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS), the project reduced the rate of hospital acquired conditions and serious safety events by focusing on patient safety culture, leadership practices, cause analysis and process reliability.
Care Coordination for Medically Complex Children
This project pursues the Triple Aim for children with medical complexity by improving care through proactive care coordination and lowering cost by decreasing avoidable acute care interactions.
Pre-Registration Team Goal
The hospital needed a plan to determine coverage prior to appointments, which inspired the development of a new process for pre-registration.
Reducing CLABSIs Through Team Empowerment
The NICU achieved a statistically significant reduction in the unit’s rate of infection utilizing a team-based approach in bundle implementation approaches and central line best practices.