Quality Measures :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Do Not Harm Me

Nationwide Children's Hospital is committed to the safety and care of its patients.  In fact, we are national leaders in improving patient safety and were the first children’s hospital to describe and publically aspire to a goal of zero preventable harm.

Nationwide Children's 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:

Nationwide Children's Hospital is committed to the safety and care of its patients. The idea of Zero Harm has led to our nationally recognized “Zero Hero” program.  “Zero” is the only acceptable goal, and one that we all strive for.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000