ACS quality and safety case studies
Texas Children’s Hospital introduces standardized protocol to reduce pediatric baclofen pump infections(Comments Off on Texas Children’s Hospital introduces standardized protocol to reduce pediatric baclofen pump infections)
The Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, sought to address a comparatively high rate of implant-related infections by implementing a quality improvement plan following an analysis of pre- and post-protocol implementation outcomes of infection and complication rates.
This column describes an ileocolic intussusception quality improvement program launched at Seattle Children’s Hospital, WA.
Researchers at South Miami Hospital, FL, conducted a quality improvement project to determine best practices for reducing surgical site infections by enhancing preoperative patient skin antisepsis.