Monday, October 23, 2017

Paediatric Patient Safety (by Topic)

The PIPSQC Links page features websites on pediatric patient safety

Paediatric Patient Safety (A-Z)

The PIPSQC Links page features websites on pediatric patient safety

For Patients & Families

The PIPSQC Links page features websites on pediatric patient safety for patients and families


ACCESS Health International 
Maternal and Child Health  

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Quality and Patient Safety 
AHRQ Patient Safety Tools and Resources
Efforts To Improve Patient Safety Result in 1.3 Million Fewer Patient Harms 
Making Health Care Safer II - An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices 
AHRQ - 15 Years of Transforming Care and Improving Health 
Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Safety and Quality

Topics A-Z 

AHRQ - Health Care Innovations Exchange 
Browse by Subject

AHRQ - National Guideline Clearing House
Guideline Matrix  
Guidelines by Topic  
Guideline Resources

AHRQ - Patient Safety Net (PSNet)

Patient Safety Primers 
Pediatric Publications

AHRQ - Patient Safety Organization (PSO) 
FAQ - PSO General Information 
Child Health Patient Safety Organization (PSO) 

AHRQ - Quality Indicators 
Pediatric Quality Indicators Overview

AHRQ - United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK)
Child EHR Format 

Ambiant Clinical Analytics
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Pediatric Care Online
Point-of-Care Quick Reference  

AAP - Quality Improvement Innovation Networks (QuIIN)
Quality Improvement Innovation Networks (QuIIN) Publications, Presentations, Awards 
Value in Inpatient Pediatrics (VIP) Network  
Practice Improvement Network (PIN) 
Project RedDE!: Reducing Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Pediatrics
-Pediatric Hospitalists Collaborate to Improve Discharge Communication
Reduction in Pediatric Identification Band Errors: A Quality Collaborative 

AAP - Safer Healthcare for Kids 

AAP - Section On Hospital Medicine (SOHM)

SOHMelibrary - SOHM Online Library for Pediatric Hospitalists 
Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Competencies

AAP - Section On Transport Medicine


American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric (ACS NSQIP Peds)

Program Overview  

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) 
Patient Safety Portal 
10 Core Patient Safety Topics
Serious Safety Events: A Focus on Harm Classification - Deviation in Care as Link
Getting to Zero™ White Paper Edition No. 2
Serious Safety Events: Getting to Zero™ White Paper Edition No. 1  

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Medication Use Safety Resources  
AJHP Editorial Calls for Support of "Second Victims"

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) 
Monitoring for Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment (OIVI) 

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Accreditation and the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council
Clinical Improvement 
Patient's View: Seeing safety through the eyes of families at BC Children's Hospital

BCS - BedsidePEWS

Boston Children's Hospital 

Boston Children's Hospital and Etiometry Bring T3 Patient-monitoring Technology to Market

California Hospital Patient Safety Organization (CHPSO)

Knowledge Centre 

Canadian Association of Paediatric Hospitals (CAPHC)
Patient Safety & Quality
CAPHC Paediatric Trigger Tool (CPTT)
Paediatric Medication Reconciliation Collaborative 
Patient Safety after 15 years: Disappointments, Successes, and What's on the Horizon 
CAPHC - Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) 
Paediatric Opioid Safety Resource Kit
Patient Safety
Safety Competencies  

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) - Good Practices Guide (CPG)
Patient Safety 

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)
Safer Healthcare Now! - Interventions 
Canadian Paediatric Adverse Events Study

CareTrack Kids (Australia) 
Wiki Community 

Center for Patient Safety
General Resources - Toolkits 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Patient Safety 
Medication Safety

Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health - Aga Khan University  
Programmes & Grants

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA)
Quality & Patient Safety
Quality Improvement and Measurement 
Child health PSO
-Quality Improvement Collaboratives
4 Quality Improvement Ideas Hospitals Can Implement

Children's Hospitals Offer Safety Tips for Patient Families During National Patient Safety Awareness Week 

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
Paediatric Patient Safety Tips (CHEO Inpatient)
Paediatric Patient Safety Tips (CHEO Ambulatory)
Patient Safety Ambassadors Program 
SPOT Team (Family Activated Rapid Response Team) 

Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS)

Hospital Resources
SPS Pediatric Webinars (CLABSI, CAUTI)  
Tips for Patients and Families  
Children's Hospitals Offer Safety Tips for Patient Families During National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Cincinnati Children's Hospital 
Solutions for Patient Safety 
Eliminate All Serious Harm 
Our Methodology
Reduce Employee Injury
Emergency Codes Outside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Evidence-based Decision Making 
Implementing Patient- and Family-Centered Rounds 
Increasing Patient Satisfaction by Moving Nursing Shift Report to the Bedside

Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG)

CMS Blog 

Continuing to Improve Patient Safety in Hospitals [Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0]

Consumers Advancing Patient Safety (CAPS) 
Understanding the Data behind the National Landscape of Safety: Have We Really Improved? (Webcast) 
Understanding the Data behind the National Landscape of Safety: Have We Really Improved? (Slides)

Danish Safer Hospital Programme

Danish Society for Patient Safety
Deepening our Understanding of Quality Improvement in Europe (DUQuE)

Disease Control Priorities 3rd Edition (DCP3) 
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health - Key Messages 
Doctors Advancing Patient Safety (DAPS) 
DAPS Toolbox 
DAPS Relay
DAPS Global

Doctors Company
Patient Safety - Pediatrics 

Dr Toolbox - Resource to enable clinicians to orientate themselves to their local hospital 
Dr Toolbox HUB / Doctor's Directory 


About eBroselow

ECRI Institute

e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH)
Programmes (Hospital at Night; Harm Free Care; Safeguarding Children) 

Empowered Patient Coalition
Patient Safety 

Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths - A Promise Renewed (APR) 
Country Progress 

European Commission
QUASER - Quality and safety in European Union hospitals

European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE)
Quality of Care Projects
Patient Safety Projects

European Society for Quality in Healthcare (ESQH)

European Union Network for Patient Safety and Quality of Care (PaSQ)

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Good Practices
Work Package 5 Tool Boxes for Implementation of Safe Clinical Practices
Paediatric Early Warning Scores (PEWS)  

Every Newborn - An Action Plan to End Preventable Deaths

Every Woman Every Child - An Unprecendented Global Movement to Save Lives
Global Strategy 2.0  

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 
Pediatric Safety  
Safe Use Initiative 
Hospital Beds 
HBSW/FDA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Entrapment Issues

Berwick Review into Patient Safety 

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) 
Quality Improvement  
Developing person-centred analysis of harm in a paediatric hospital: a quality improvement report

Health Foundation
Patient Safety Resource Centre - Safety Management
Closing the gap in paediatric safety - Using clinical huddle to improve situational awareness with an emphasis on communication
Continuous Remote Monitoring of Ill Children 
Safer Clinical Systems: Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Healthcare Communities - Resource Center
HC Portal Resource Center - Categories 
LEAPT Ready for National Spread Executive Prep Slides 

Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI) 

SEC & SSER Patient Safety Measurement System for Healthcare

Health IT Safety Center Roadmap 
Roadmap Q & A 
Recent Evidence that Health IT Improves Patient Safety 
SAFER Guides  
SAFER Electronic Health Records: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience 

Patient Safety
Partnership for Patients 

Healthy Newborn Network 

Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) - AHA/HRET 
About HEN   
AHA/HRET HEN Implementation Guide Part 1 

Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) 

Daily Continuous Improvement Program (Daily CIP)

Hospitals & Health Networks
Pediatric Safety
Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE)

A Leadership Resource for Patient and Family Engagement Strategies 
National Projects 
Checklists to Improve Patient Safety

HSC Safety Forum Paediatric Collaborative

HSC Paediatric Quality Improvement Collaborative
Moving to Reliable Care in Paediatrics - Dr. Peter Lachman

You Know Your Child Best poster 

iDoseCheck - Morphine Double Check 
iDoseCheck Calculator

Image Gently - Alliance for Radiation in Pediatric Imaging 
What can I do as a Referring Physician?

iMedical Apps 

'Our Journey in the Hospital' app helps parents with children in the hospital

Imperial College London - Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality (CPSSQ)
Publications and Reports  
Measurement and Monitoring of Safety: A framework for safety measurement and monitoring

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
All Topics (A-Z) 
Mentor Hospital Registry 
IHI 100 Million Healthier Lives
How-to Guides (Pediatric Supplements):
Prevent Adverse Drug Events (Medication Reconciliation)
-Prevent Harm from High-Alert Medications
-Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia  
-Reduce MRSA Infection 
-Prevent Surgical Site Infection 
-Prevent Pressure Ulcers  
-Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection 
-Deploy Rapid Response Teams
Reduce Surgical Complications
Pediatric Trigger Toolkit: Measuring Adverse Drug Events in the Children’s Hospital
Paediatric Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events (UK version) 

Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)

Part 1: Results of Survey on Pediatric Medication Safety: More is Needed to Protect Hospitalized Children from Medication Errors
Part 2: Results of Pediatric Medication Safety Survey: Comparing Data Subsets Points Out Areas for Improvement

ISMP Canada 

Advancing Medication Safety in Paediatrics
Opioid Stewardship 

Institute of Medicine (IOM) 
Diagnostic Error in Health Care  
Improving Diagnosis in Health Care - Report
Safe and Effective Medicines for Children: Pediatric Studies Conducted Under BPCA and PREA  

International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Research, Innovation, & Education (INSPIRE)
Ongoing Studies 
International Pediatric Association (IPA)

Quality of Care 
Child Survival (Neonatal Health - Every Newborn) 
International Congress of Pediatrics 
Newborn Survival  
Every Newborn - Executive Summary 

International Quality Improvement Collaborative for Congenital Heart Surgery in Developing World Countries (IQIC)
International Quality Improvement Collaborative (IQIC) 

International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN)  

International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua)
ISQua Experts   

I-PASS Handoff Study 
I-PASS Materials 

ISABEL software - the Diagnosis Checklist 
Diagnostic Errors 

Joint Commission 
Patient Safety  
National Patient Safety Goals

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

Targeted Solutions Tool (TST)
Projects (Hand Hygiene; Hand-off; Heart Failure; Falls; Sepsis; Insulin-Use; Safety Culture; SSI; Wrong Site Surgery) 

Joint Commission International (JCI)  
International Patient Safety Goals 
Projects Supporting Our Mission 
International Essentials of Health Care Quality and Patient Safety

Joint Commission Resources (JCR) 
Hospital Engagement Network (HEN)
2014 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients  
A Two-Way Street: What the United States Can Learn from Resource-Limited Countries to Improve Health Care Delivery and Reduce Costs

Junior Doctor Essentials (JDE) 

Justin's HOPE - Pediatric Safety Project 


Leading Health Systems Network (LHSN)

The Road to Safer Care - The Challenge for Health Systems

Making it Safer Together (MiST) Paediatric Patient Safety Collaborative

Managing Emergencies in Pediatric Anaesthesia (MEPA) 
Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors

Meds IQ - Sharing QI Resources for Paediatric Medication Safety
Safe Prescribing 
Medicine Reconciliation

Michigan Pediatric Safety Collaboration - Standardize Compounded Oral Liquids 

MindEd UK - Educational resource on children and young people's mental health 
About MindEd

National Patient Safety Partnership Aims to Save Lives with Data 

Monash Children's Hospital 
Paediatric Emergency Medication Book 

Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS)
Med Rec Resources 

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCCMERP) 
Recommendations / Statements 
Adverse Drug Event Algorithm   

National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)
Infant Health 

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)

Patient Safety Resource Seminar: Librarians on the Front Lines

Patient Safety Web References and Resources List 

National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)
Pediatric Patient Safety a Focus at NPSF Patient Safety Congress 
Keeping Kids Safe During Care: Advancements and Lessons from Pediatrics 
Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Uncover New Insights in Patient Safety
Education & Resources - For Healthcare Professionals  
Education & Resources - For Patients & Families
National Pediatric Readiness Project (PRP) - Ensuring Emergency Care for all Children 
Pediatric Readiness Toolkit 
Pediatric Patient Safety in the ED

Pediatric Resuscitation and Emergency Medications - Excel Calculator 
Guidelines for Equipment, Supplies, and Medications for the Care of Pediatric Patients in the ED
Emergency Departments Improve Readiness to Care for Children

National Quality Forum (NQF)
Patient Safety 
NQF 2010 Safe Practices 
Serious Reportable Events 
Quality Positioning System (QPS) - Quality Measures 

Nervecentre - Electronic Observations and Handover 
Solutions (Electronic Observations; Electronic Handover; Hospital at Night)  
Great Ormond Street Hospital starts roll-out of Electronic Observations solutions to improve quality of patient care and staff communication

New Zealand - Health Quality & Safety Commission  

New Zealand - Open for Better Care 

Waikato launches paediatric falls prevention programme
NHS - England 
Patient Safety 
Children and Young People's Patient Safety Expert Group  

NHS - Harm Free Care
NHS Safety Thermometer - Children and Young People 

NHS - Improving Quality (NHSIQ) 
Improvement Programmes  
Seven Day Services 

NHS - Institute for Innovation and Improvement
Safer Care - Paediatrics 

NHS - National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA)
Patient Safety Topics
Paediatrics & Child Health   
Neonatal Care 

NHS - Patient Safety First
Safety Topics 

NHS - Safety Thermometer
Children and Young People's Services Safety Thermometer

NHS - Scotland Quality Improvement Hub

NHS - Wales - 1000 Lives Plus
Programme Areas
NJHA - Institute for Quality Patient Safety 
Partnership for Patients - National Tools

NSW - Clinical Excellence Commission
NSW - Between the Flags
Standard Paediatric Observation Charts (SPOC) 

Ohio Society for Respiratory Care
Reducing harm: Impact of unplanned extubations 

Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)
CHEO - Patient Safety Ambassadors Program 

Clinician Resources 
World Shared Practice Forums
Quality Improvement

Paediatric International Pa
tient Safety and Quality Community (PIPSQC)
Clinical Guidelines 
PIPSQC Presentations
Developing Measurement Systems to Decrease Harm
Accelerating Change - Learning from each other to decrease healthcare-associated harm 
From Innovation to Dissemination: Meds IQ, a New Platform for Paediatric Medicines Safety QI 
Don't just stand there - #ReACT! ReACT - the Respond to Ailing Children Tool
Keeping Kids Safe During Critical Illness and Resuscitation
S.A.F.E - Improving Child Health Outcomes through Situation Awareness
What percentage of children receive healthcare in line with clinical practice guideline recommendations?
Target Zero at Children's Colorado: Eliminating Preventable Harm
Bridging People and Places in Pediatrics

Partnership for Patients (PfP)
Hospital Acquired Conditions (ADE; CAUTI; CLABSI; Falls; OB-AE; PU; SSI VTE; VAP) 
Hospital Leadership and Organizational Culture 
Readmissions and Care Transitions 

PfP - Resource Center 
HEN Pacing Webinar Recordings 
Resource Center - Categories 
PEDIATRIC SAFETY - Tools and Resources
Resource List for Pediatric Safe Care
Leading Edge Advanced Practice Topics (LEAPT)  
PFE Guidelines for Pediatric Patients Seen in Adult Hospital Settings 
Care of Children in General Hospitals
Ensuring Pediatric Safety in General Hospitals
Children Are Not Little Adults 
Adverse Drug Event Priority Areas for Pediatric Patients

Pascal Metrics 
New Study Shows Financial Benefit of Improving Patient Safety  
Harm Prediction

Patient Safety Movement

Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) 

Patient Safety Organization of Florida 
Data Collection and Reporting

Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) 
Prioritization Project

Pediatrics (Official Journal of the AAP)
Principles of Pediatric Patient Safety: Reducing Harm Due to Medical Care
Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Serious Safety Events and Improve Patient Safety Culture
Improving Situation Awareness to Reduce Unrecognized Clinical Deterioration and Serious Safety Events 
Safety Incidents in the Primary Care Office Setting 

PediSafe App 

PediSafe mobile app review

PediStat App 

PediStat mobile app review

PEMSoft App 

PEMSoft mobile app review

Collaborating for Results
Partnership for Patients
Perinatal Safety Initiative

Premier Safety Institute 
Safety Topics (A-Z)

Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) - Emergency Department 

Project Fives Alive! - A Partnership to Reduce Under 5 Mortality

PSO Privacy Protection Center (PSOPPC)
AHRQ Common Formats  
Technical Assistance Resources

QI Gateway - Quality Improvement for Residents

ReACT - Respond to Ailing Children Tool 

Risky Business
Paediatric Day 

Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement in Healthcare
Download the Roadmap 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit 

Running Horse Group - Paediatric quality improvement network 
Useful links, publications, and resources   

Safe Care Campaign 
Infection Topics 

Safe Kids Worldwide
Safety Tips 

Safe Patient Resource Center 

20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children

Safe Surgery 2015
Checklist Resources 

SafeCare - Basic Healthcare Standards
SafeCare Standards
Other Institutions' Modified Checklists

Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP)
Maternity & Children Quality Improvement Collaborative (MCQIC) (Maternity; Neonatal; Pediatric) 
Paediatric Care  
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC)
Early Years Collaborative

Seattle Children's Hospital

Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI)

Seguridad del Paciente 

Situation Awareness for Everyone (S.A.F.E) 

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) 
Diagnostic Error Resources 

South Africa - Best Care... Always! (BCA)  

Spotting the Sick Child

TMIT - SafetyLeaders


Truax Group 

What's New in the Patient Safety World (right column)

UK Sepsis Trust

Acute Paediatric Toolkit - Paediatric Sepsis 6

University Research Co. (UCR)

Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health


Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health 

USAID - Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday

Vermont Oxford Network (VON)
Quality and Safety   

Virtual PICU (vPICU)
About vPICU 

Wachter's World 

The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age
How Medical Tech Gave a Patient a Massive Overdose

Wake Up Safe - Paediatric Anesthesia Quality Improvement Initiative


Washington Patient Safety Coalition 
Member Resource Library 

Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) 
Leading Edge Advanced Practice Topics (LEAPT) 
100K Children Campaign 

World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS)

Doctors & Nurses - Documents 
Projects (Sister PICU; BASIC Course; OPENPediatrics; Sepsis Initiative)

World Health Organization (WHO)
Patient Safety - Program Areas 
Patient Safety - A-Z Index 
Patient Safety - Implementing Change 
Patient Safety Solutions

Patient Safety Curriculum Guide 
WHO Patient Safety Tool kit
High 5s Project 
African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS)
Paediatric medicines Regulators' Network (PmRN) 
Essential medicines for children 
Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)
Integrated Management of Pregnancy and Childbirth (IMPAC)

Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health  
WHO 7 Day Mother Baby mCheck Tool 

Zynx Health
A Proven Model for Evidence-Based Plans of Care (Akron Children's Hospital Case Study)