Here's how families can work with bedside nurses to reduce peripheral intravenous harm.
Children's hospitals face challenges in the transition to ENFit enteral devices. Here's how one hospital is tackling the serious problem.
Improving patient safety requires listening to front-line staff, says one children's hospital leader.
The 2017 Pediatric Quality Award recognized outstanding work in patient care and quality improvement. Learn more about the five award-winning ...
Here's how Children's Mercy's Family Experience Tracer program is elevating the family's voice.
Thousands of babies still die each year in the U.S. from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. A safe sleep environment, inside and outside the hospital, can ...
Dedicated teams are overcoming the quality challenges facing their children's hospitals.
Humans make 35,000 decisions a day. How do we know if they're the right ones? Here's a look at cognitive bias and what children's hospitals can do ...
Inserting an inappropriate central vascular access device (CVAD) can result in additional procedures for placing the correct CVAD, which can delay ...
UV disinfection is a new weapon that fights against tough germs.
Simple but thoughtful interventions can change a hospital's culture and have a substantial effect on patient safety.
A safety report points to top patient safety vulnerabilities and areas for action.
From clinical effectiveness to sepsis detection in the emergency department, here are ideas any hospital can implement.
Three initiatives making big patient-safety strides in children's hospital NICUs around the country.
One of this mom’s most valued partnerships is the one she has with the children’s hospital that saved her son.
Cutting-edge technology in pediatric health care has had a significant effect on patient safety in children's hospitals.
Medication errors are one of the biggest safety issues facing hospitals today. Here's how children's hospitals are making a difference.
Data plays a key role in helping this hospital document the treatment of sepsis patients.
Leadership partnership has rapidly decreased preventable patient harm at Riley Children's by blending the expertise of physicians and nurses.
From 110 entries, the Pediatric Quality Award judges narrowed the field. All entries brought quality improvement practices to light that other ...
Efforts to engage front line staff members, patients and families can lead to a decrease in CLABSI rates.
Despite an increase in safety event reports in past years, Children's National Medical Center leadership saw opportunities to increase the number of ...
How the original IPASS concept is being adapted and used as a way to engage patients and families and improve the quality of care.
The award honors a four-year project to improve serious safety event (SSE) reporting, recognition and interventions that would decrease the SSE rate ...
Take a closer look at these easy-to-implement ideas from your peers that your hospital can use to drive results into the future.
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