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We continuously implement and update practices aimed at making care as safe as possible. Some examples include reducing risk of infection, minimizing radiation exposure and controlling adverse medication side effects consistent with current published evidence.

Highlighted Breakthroughs

Hand Hygiene

Reducing Inpatient Falls in Children

Reducing Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

Reducing Arterial Catheter Injuries in the Cardiac Center

Reducing Orthotic Related Pressure Injuries


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Reducing Inpatient Falls in Children

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Reducing Albuterol Use in Children with Bronchiolitis

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