Quality and Patient Safety

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) cares about your child and family, and we are committed to improving the quality, safety and value of the care that we provide. We continuously incorporate new evidence into bedside care, improve our practices, and closely monitor our outcomes to improve the health of your child.

We value collaboration and work together as a team to implement improvement projects, which are all categorized under the nine key components of quality and safety listed below. We encourage you to browse through our goals and read about the many breakthroughs being made at CHOP.

Our Goals

The Safety and Quality Team

Support for this work is provided by the Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics (CHQA) under the leadership of Ron Keren, MD, Vice President, Chief Quality and Safety Officer. The CHQA team and its partners are comprised of over 200 professionals including medical directors, data analysts, data engineers, improvement advisors, human factors engineers, patient safety experts, informatics specialists, and more.

Next Steps