5 Effective Quality Improvement Initiatives for Children's Health

Children’s hospitals share successful QI programs others can replicate to improve care and outcomes.

May 29, 2024

SCOPE Dialysis Collaborative

The Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric ESKD (SCOPE) Collaborative helps dialysis centers minimize dialysis-related infections in children and adolescents on peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis.

May 22, 2024

Decreasing Behavioral Health Unit Readmissions

Dayton Children's Hospital decreased its seven-day behavioral health unit readmission rate by nearly 50%.

May 01, 2024

How Sitting Down Improves Clinical Outcomes

Bedside nurses focused on communication with families, leading to improved quality and patient experience scores.

April 26, 2024

Predicting Hospital-Acquired Conditions Using EMR Data

Riley Children’s Health reduced CLABSIs by 35% and HAPIs by 56% using a predictive dashboard.

April 26, 2024

Improving Pediatric Heart Transplantation With Artificial Intelligence

An open-source machine learning technique could reduce waitlist mortality rates and unused donor organs.

April 11, 2024

How to Launch a Multi-Year, Multi-Site Quality Improvement Collaborative

A sepsis collaborative standardized measurement, built effective teams, and shared findings across 66 member hospitals and health systems — reducing mortality by half.

April 08, 2024

Advancing Solutions in Children's Health

Children's hospital leaders convened at the Transforming Quality Conference to learn, network, and collaborate on care and system improvements that impact child health outcomes.

March 21, 2024

Creating a Universal Standard for Lab Test Names

A multidisciplinary collaborative works to eliminate confusion, errors, and waste from the laboratory test ordering process.

March 01, 2024

How Children's Hospitals Are Improving the Continuum of Care

Explore how Children’s Hospital Association and our members are improving the continuum of care to ensure optimal patient outcomes and experiences.

Feb. 28, 2024