Department Quality and Safety

Announcing the FY18 Children's Quality Goals

Children's Services continues to emphasize safe and high-quality patient care as the focus of our clinical care mission. To this end, The Children's Improvement Council was formed in January of this year and has already been hard at work. This Council approved three pediatric-focused improvement goals for FY18. Active, formal improvement work will begin in July to address these goals:

Enhance Medication Safety-Improve the Discharge Medication Process

Implement a Standard Discharge Process

Reduce Anesthesia Time for Children in the OR

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

M&M Conference Dates for FY17

  • Friday, August 26th, 2016
  • Friday, September 23rd, 2016
  • Friday, October 14th, 2016
  • Monday, December 5th, 2016
  • Friday, January 27th, 2017
  • Friday, February 24th, 2017
  • Friday, March 24th, 2017
  • Friday, April 28th, 2017
  • Friday, June 2nd, 2017

UNC Department of Pediatrics Morbidity and Mortality Process (PDF)

UNC Department of Pediatrics Morbidity and Mortality Hierarchy of Actions (PDF)


1. ED Pediatric Asthma Initiative


2. Inpatient Discharge Time Initiative


3. Children's Admission and Triage Project


4. UNC Children's Transition Clinic


5. ED Pediatric Sepsis Improvement Initiative


6. Quality Improvement for the Management of Children Hospitalized with a First Urinary Tract Infection (Q-UTI) Project


7. ED Pediatric 5S


8. Effective Management of Infants at Risk for HSV


9. ED Pediatric Stewardship in Improving Bronchiolitis


10. Newborn Nursery Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative

11. ED Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Initiative


Template: Improvement Initiative Reporting Template




Department of Pediatrics External Collaboratives


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