This is a patient safety alert about the disinfection of clinicians' personal medical devices to prevent spread of organisms.
Hospitals should assess standardized processes for potential gaps in accounting for all surgical items, especially new or altered ones, guidewires ...
Hospitals that used a sterile tubing change technique saw the biggest decline in rates.
Pharmacogenomics examines the role genes play in a patient's drug response, helping clinicians prescribe a more effective dose. This could lead to ...
Here's how one hospital is helping everyone on staff learn from each unintended error. The end result is improving reporting and ultimately its ...
A team analyzed the entire process and identified 282 potential failure points.
Children's hospitals are leading the way in many areas of health care. And adult hospitals are watching, learning and following suit.
This is a patient safety alert about an immediate safety concern related to treatment of pediatric patients diagnosed with diabetes.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital's patient safety program has spread to help children and hospitals worldwide.
New, on-demand videos feature presentations from the 2017 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference.
Items like stethoscopes should be disinfected properly between each patient encounter.
Staff and family members want to make a difference.
To turn around your thinking, take time at the end of your day to reflect on what went well.
One of this mom’s most valued partnerships is the one she has with the children’s hospital who saved her son.
Children's Minnesota reaches major patient safety milestone: its St. Paul PICU goes two years without a central line-associated bloodstream ...
Using lean tools, a new program fosters rounding with a purpose, improves bundle compliance and hopes to prevent patient harm.
Special events, resources, articles and more about the impact of pediatric patient safety and the progressive work happening inside children’s ...
Through the Child Health Patient Safety Organization, children's hospitals share information with each other in order to prevent harm from being ...
Thermal injuries are affecting patients across the country.
Children's hospitals face challenges in the transition to ENFit enteral devices. Here's how one hospital is tackling the serious problem.
This is a patient safety alert about how to mitigate injuries from thermal devices (hot or cold) that can cause thermal injuries (e.g., severe burns, ...
The only quality and safety conference for children's hospital professionals offers more than 50 education and poster sessions focused on solving ...
Registration is open for the 2017 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference.
Child Health PSO Patient Safety Action Alerts provide immediate notification of patient safety concerns for most pediatric health care providers.
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