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)
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Building in steps to support emergency care (PDF)
Optimizing communication around a patient's plan of care (PDF)
4.3.15 - On the Pulse
Sage Taylor was born with a severe malformation in the right hemisphere of her brain – a condition that caused her to have...cont.
4.2.15 - On the Pulse
Appendicitis is one of the most common reasons children need surgery, yet diagnosis and treatment approaches vary greatly...cont.
3.25.15 - KING 5 News
At age 14, while playing polo, Claire Stieg was thrown from her horse. "I hit the ground so hard that I blacked out and had...cont.