Quality and Patient Safety News and Updates

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Placing Bedside PICC Lines in the PICU

Published on in CHOP News

The PICU successfully increased the number of PICC lines placed at the bedside and demonstrated a 95 percent success rate and had no increase in Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI) rates.

Improving Asthma Care

Published on in CHOP News

This initiative helped reduce the number of ED visits and potentially inpatient stays by 50 percent within 30 days following treatment for an asthma hospitalization.

Hand Hygiene

Published on in CHOP News

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has achieved greater than 95 percent compliance with hand hygiene observations since 2013.