Phoenix Children's Hospital - Investing in Sepsis Quality Initiatives Can Improve Outcomes

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edited October 2017 in Sepsis

More than 45 children's hospitals have joined forces in the Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO) collaborative. But a challenge for many of them is finding a way to demonstrate how quality improvement investments like IPSO make a difference. One participant, Phoenix Children's Hospital, developed analyses to demonstrate how improving sepsis outcomes can reduce the costs of caring for affected children. The hospital’s efforts have produced a 34 percent reduction in costs and 45 percent reduction in average length of stay. They created clinical and financial analyses that generated executive leadership support for sepsis quality improvement work. Read more:

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