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Mission Possible
9/24/2014 8:10 PM | Vieve Paisley, MD
Target Zero at Children’s Colorado: Eliminating Preventable Harm
3/17/2014 9:04 PM | Vieve Paisley, MD
MiST (Making it Safer Together) - A New UK Paediatric Patient Safety Collaborative
11/29/2013 8:23 AM | Vieve Paisley, MD

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Mission Possible

Authors: Dr. Anne Lyren and Joyce Deptola, RN

At our hospital, we take very seriously the principle of high reliability organizations that emphasizes a focus on failures and shortcomings. These efforts are ongoing as we have yet to create a perfectly safe experience for every child who enters into our care. However, as summer ends and we begin our plans for 2015 in earnest, we pause to consider the accomplishments of our quality and safety program and the factors that have contributed to our success over the last few years. [...]

Target Zero at Children’s Colorado: Eliminating Preventable Harm

Author: Dr. Daniel Hyman

Our senior management team and Board members routinely describe the Children’s Hospital Colorado Target Zero program as being among the most successful in the 100+ years of our long and proud history. I would describe it as the most rewarding professional opportunity I have had in my career. I appreciate the opportunity to share some of this program’s highlights and key messages and would be happy to provide more information to anyone who is interested. [...]

MiST (Making it Safer Together) - A New UK Paediatric Patient Safety Collaborative

Author: Dr. Hannah Zhu

Setting the Scene in the UK
Patient safety has been starring in the BBC News and National Health Service (NHS) spotlight this year. Although NHS fundamental principles are to provide the best possible quality of care, the Francis Report on Mid-Staffordshire and other research into the culture and behaviour in the NHS indicate that there is a huge amount of inconsistency, unclear goals and overlapping priorities. The Chief Medical Officer's annual report 2012: 'Our Children Deserve Better: Prevention Pays,' highlights the importance of focussing on children, since child health sets the foundations for health in later life and has great potential for long-term economic benefits. [...]