Quality is not an accident: Using quality improvement methods in your daily practice

Quality improvement in pediatric health care is essential to improving processes and enhancing patient safety. In this session, members of the Department of Pediatrics’ Innovations in Quality Improvement (iQI) Committee will lead attendees through a practical discussion of why quality improvement is important and how to apply QI methods in your daily practice using local project examples.

Objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of quality in your daily practice
  2. Review QI methodology
  3. Apply QI methods in your daily practice
  4. Review a QI project from start to finish: “Improving readiness of neonatal resuscitation equipment”

Dr. Lucy Giglia is an Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics

Dr. Michelle Batthish is an Associate Professor & Head of the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology

Dr. Samara Chitayat is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of General Pediatrics

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