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)
2.13.15 - On the Pulse
Seattle Children’s is my home. From the previously trademark blue bubble letters, the giraffes (which were recently replaced...cont.
2.12.15 - On the Pulse
The first thing Dr. Michael Cunningham noticed was the crowding. Hundreds of African mothers and their young children,...cont.
2.11.15 - On the Pulse
Children who need a heart transplant face a frightening waiting game before a donor heart becomes available. They must live...cont.