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 FY18

  • Friday, August 25th, 2017
  • Friday, September 22nd, 2017
  • Thursday, October 26th, 2017
  • Thursday, November 30th, 2017
  • Friday, January 26th, 2018
  • Friday, February 23rd, 2018
  • Friday, March 30th, 2018
  • Friday, April 27th, 2018
  • Friday, June 1st, 2018

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. ED Pediatric Sepsis Improvement Initiative


4. Effective Management of Infants at Risk for HSV


5. ED Pediatric Stewardship in Improving Bronchiolitis


6. Newborn Nursery Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative

7. ED Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Initiative

8. Discharge Medication Process Initiative

9. Direct Admit Initiative

10. Standard Discharge Process Initiative


Template: Improvement Initiative Reporting Template




Department of Pediatrics External Collaboratives


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