A multicenter collaborative approach to reducing pediatric codes outside the ICU.

  title={A multicenter collaborative approach to reducing pediatric codes outside the ICU.},
  author={Leslie W Hayes and Emily L Dobyns and Bruno Digiovine and Ann-Marie Faria Laura E. Hawkinson Ariela C. Greenberg Eboni Brown and Sharon Jacobson and Kelly H Randall and Beth Wathen and Heather M Richard and Carolyn Schwab and Kathy D Duncan and Jodi M Thrasher and Tina R Logsdon and Matthew I. Hall and Barry P. Markovitz},
  volume={129 3},
OBJECTIVES The Child Health Corporation of America formed a multicenter collaborative to decrease the rate of pediatric codes outside the ICU by 50%, double the days between these events, and improve the patient safety culture scores by 5 percentage points. METHODS A multidisciplinary pediatric advisory panel developed a comprehensive change package of process improvement strategies and measures for tracking progress. Learning sessions, conference calls, and data submission facilitated… CONTINUE READING
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