Benefits of Our Work


  • Reducing morbidity and mortality rates by eliminating hospital-acquired infections, improving communication systems, and partnering with patients and families in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Utilizing multidisciplinary teams to guide implementation of improvements
  • Saving lives by preventing cardiac arrests through the Pediatric Rapid Response System
  • Involving parents through Family Alert, which allows family members to make a Rapid Response call
  • Developing more opportunities for collaboration between faculty and residents
  • Promoting improved teamwork to ensure quality and safety of care through TeamSTEPPS™
  • Developing program structure to support spread and sustainability