Changing Lives With Transformational Work
Many Hands Help Identify Improvements
Faculty and staff members from across multiple departments teamed up with patient and family representatives to stress-test new processes and updated spaces of our new and improved Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic.
Preparation Through Printing
Learn how we're mapping out complex surgeries and practicing intricate surgical techniques before ever entering the operating room.
Tiny Model, Big Impact
Read how our custom care approach helps provide better, safer treatments using complex and life-like models.
Featured Medical Publications
Continuous Improvement and Innovation work at Seattle Children’s has been published in medical journals and featured in the press. See some of the recent publications below.
- Custom Care - Lam AS, Bindschadler MD, Evans KN, Friedman SD, Otjen JP, Zdanski CJ, Perez FA, Dahl JP. 4D Computed Tomography for Dynamic Upper Airway Evaluation in Robin Sequence. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Mar 9:1945998211002156. doi: 10.1177/01945998211002156. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33689485.
- Custom Care - Saxena RC, Friedman S, Bly RA, Otjen J, Alessio AM, Li Y, Hannaford B, Whipple M, Moe KS. Comparison of Micro-Computed Tomography and Clinical Computed Tomography Protocols for Visualization of Nasal Cartilage Before Surgical Planning for Rhinoplasty. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 May 1;21(3):237-243. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1931. PMID: 30730533; PMCID: PMC6537836.
- Custom Care - Padia R, Miller C, Patak L, Friedman SD, Stone K, Otjen J, Johnson K. Simulation-Guided Tracheotomy in a Patient with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva. Laryngoscope. 2019 Apr;129(4):812-817. doi: 10.1002/lary.27520. Epub 2018 Dec 23. PMID: 30582158.
- Custom Care - Clare Richardson MD, Seth D. Friedman PhD, Jason S. Park MD, PhD, Juliana Bonilla-Velez MD, John P. Dahl MD, MBA, PhD, Sanjay R. Parikh MD, Jonathan Perkins DO, Kaalan Johnson MD. Comparison of Slide Tracheoplasty Technique on Postoperative Anatomic Outcomes in Three-Dimensional Printed Models
Let’s Team Up
Successful outcomes require the collaboration of our teams and the tenacity of our innovators. We need your support to make big change happen. Learn more about how you can get involved.