Vision, Mission, and Values


Our Vision


We will be a national and international leader among children's hospitals in providing unsurpassed outcomes for children and their families.

Our Mission


To optimize the health and well-being of patients and families, modeling how to dramatically improve health care by continuously measuring and improving the processes and outcomes of care – ensuring they are excellent in terms of being patient-centered, effective, timely, efficient, equitable and safe.

Our Core Values

Work hard

  • Visionary leadership that inspires improvement across our system
  • Seeking and achieving stretch goals
  • Setting and achieving quarterly goals on an ongoing basis

Work smart

  • A patient- and family-centered approach
  • Continuously improving outcomes and learning from our successful and unsuccessful tests
  • Prioritization of our efforts and timely completion of our projects
  • Data driven decision-making
  • Willingness to test innovative strategies

Work together

  • A collaborative environment that attracts and retains the brightest interdisciplinary improvement faculty and staff
  • Effective teamwork and promoting healthy interpersonal relationships
  • Transparency and openly sharing and disseminating our outcomes data
  • Working with partners and resources outside of our walls
  • Fostering a team that is dedicated to improving care for children and their families