Seattle Children's Hospital is committed to improving the lives of the patients and families we serve and providing a productive work environment for our people. For more than a decade, the organization has applied a transformative philosophy called continuous performance improvement (CPI) to identify, test and implement improvements across the organization to ensure safety and quality and the best care.
The following fact sheets and videos highlight several ways we've used CPI to achieve important results.
Reducing patient time on ventilators (PDF)
Watch the video
Building in steps to support emergency care (PDF)
Optimizing communication around a patient's plan of care (PDF)
11.21.14 - Huffington Post
Until recently, preterm births in the United States had been increasing, said Dr. Eve Lackritz, deputy director of the...cont.
11.18.14 - On the Pulse
No kid wants to have surgery. It’s not a fun experience – but Dr. Kimberly Riehle, an attending surgeon at Seattle...cont.
11.17.14 - On the Pulse
Dr. Katie Williams, a pediatrician and urgent care specialist at Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center,...cont.