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Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI)

CPI Fact Sheets

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Fact Sheets

Continuously working to improve patient care

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.

Examples of how we work

CPI overview

Overview (PDF)

CPI reducing

Reducing patient time on ventilators (PDF)

Watch the video

CPI building

Building in steps to support emergency care (PDF)

Watch the video

CPI optimizing

Optimizing communication around a patient's plan of care (PDF)

Watch the video

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