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)
7.8.15 - The Stranger
Preventable diseases aren't supposed to be killing people in 2015. Yet the Washington State Department of Health recently...cont.
6.3.15 - The Seattle Times
A dye derived from scorpion venom that lights up cancer cells so surgeons can see — and remove — deadly brain tumors will be...cont.
6.1.15 - Infection Control Today
Group Health Research Institute conducted the first randomized trial to test an intervention aimed at improving hesitancy...cont.