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.
Bringing parents and families into conversations about quality can help reduce harm.
Hospitals of all sizes learn from each other, adapt patient safety strategies to fit their needs and proactively address risk.
A recent Pediatric Blood & Cancer article shows the burden of care for central-line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in cancer and blood ...
These children’s hospital improvement teams led remarkable initiatives that are changing the way their hospitals work, from resident training to ...
Foley balloon rupture can lead to a urinary tract infection and/or sepsis requiring antibiotic therapy.
As of Jan. 1, 2017, hospitals with more than 50 beds must meet new federal requirements for participating in patient safety initiatives.
An educational initiative at Boston Children's Hospital has helped improve hand washing among parents and family members.
Children's Hospital Colorado uses autograph cards to help engage patients in hand hygiene practices.
2015 Pediatric Quality Award Semifinalist Arkansas Children’s Hospital improved hand hygiene compliance from a baseline of 73 percent to 95 percent ...
From 76 entries, the 2015 Pediatric Quality Award judges narrowed the field. All entries brought quality improvement practices to light that other ...
Along with Yale-New Haven, three other children’s hospitals were named category winners, and one was recognized with a distinctive achievement award ...
In just a few minutes a day, safety huddles promote transparency, teamwork and real-time review of safety events.
Here are tips for getting a safety huddle program started and for ensuring its continued success.
Button batteries remain conductive when ingested and can cause tissue erosion and significant damage if not removed in a timely manner.
Protecting the work of patient safety organizations (PSOs) is critical to ensuring future advances in children's hospital patient safety.
Using lean tools, a new program fosters rounding with a purpose, improves bundle compliance and hopes to prevent patient harm.
Error in dosing concentration resulted in a patient being readmitted to the PICU for head imaging and observation.
Children receiving small dose, high alert medications with the transition to the new ENFit syringes could experience variability in dosing.
Understand how to put teeth behind your Patient Safety Evaluation System (PSES).
Children's Hospitals Solutions for Patient Safety and the Children's Hospital Association are collaborating to offer safety tips for families to ...
PSO expert Michael Callahan provides practical advice and recommendations for, and implications to, a Patient Safety Evaluation System (PSES) if a ...
PSO expert Michael Callahan discusses the barriers that stand in the way of PSO success.
PSO expert Michael Callahan provides a refresher on the basics of PSO implementation, which included new insights evolving from the industry.
The 2017 Quality and Safety Conference is the premier event for children’s hospital professionals with a passion for quality improvement.
Child Health PSO Patient Safety Action Alerts provide immediate notification of patient safety concerns for most pediatric health care providers.
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