Quality Measures :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Quality and Safety Measures

Nationwide Children's Hospital uses Quality Measures to determine the kind of job we do for our patients. As a hospital, we have chosen to focus on seven key Quality Measures. Each measure gives us the opportunity to focus on a particular ailment, how we are currently doing and what we can do to improve. We are always trying to better ourselves so that we may provide the best possible care for our patients and their families. The seven key measures that we have studied are:

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Through S.C.O.P.E. Collaborative, Nationwide Children’s is Reducing Infection Rates and Hospitalization Among Dialysis Patients

Listen in as Dr. Hiren Patel discusses end stage renal disease, more commonly referred to as severe kidney failure. When a person’s kidneys function properly, they remove waste from the body. In kidney failure, the kidneys are unable to remove …Read More »... [read more]

Treat Me With Respect

Our patients have told us that they want three things from us, and in this order: Don’t hurt me, heal me and be nice to me. Every one of these is important, and in this podcast we are discussing the …Read More »... [read more]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Remission Rates Improving through ImproveCareNow Network

More than 1.4 million Americans suffer from irritable bowel disease (IBD). Of these, 25 percent are children. There are two main types of IBD that people typically think about: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The difference between the two is …Read More »... [read more]

Prescription Medicine Disposal

Are you aware that some of the most dangerous substances to children and adolescents may be sitting in your medicine cabinet? Every year, children mistakenly ingest prescription medications that are not secured properly. Even scarier is that some adolescents purposely …Read More »... [read more]

Explaining the Country’s Infant Mortality Rate – Part 2

Infant mortality rates among the African American population are higher than those of the Caucasian population in this country. Part two of this infant mortality podcast addresses some theories that explain this disparity, including the issues of poverty, education and …Read More »... [read more]
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