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By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020
The greatest disease burden of COVID-19 is seen in older adults, but children are also susceptible.

 

Tag(s): Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pediatrics, Quality Improvement, Engage Frontline Staff in Improvement
By Hagar Tomer | Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
When young people are struggling with serious mental health issues, their families often bring them to the emergency department because they don’t know where else to turn. But the ED is not always the best option.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, Triple Aim for Populations, ED - Emergency Department
By Uma Kotagal | Thursday, Sep 05, 2019
As health systems mobilize in pursuit of the Triple Aim, more are sharing their quality improvement skills with their community partners. A health care improvement veteran explains why her top-ranked organization understands they can’t improve community health on their own.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Quality Improvement, Community, Communication, Pediatrics, Improvement Capability
By Sara Kramer | Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019
The unpredictability of US immigration policy is having a major impact on the health of many patients and families. Children with a lawful right to receive care may not be receiving it.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Equitable Care Delivery, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Pediatrics
By Frank Federico | Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016
Ever since the introduction of the Trigger Tool concept as a method for identifying adverse events, clinical teams around the world have created adaptations to find signs of patient harm. Two new versions of Trigger Tools are currently in development, one for pediatric inpatients and the other for emergency departments.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Trigger Tools, ED - Emergency Department, Pediatrics
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