A winning streak is often associated with sporting events, but Akron Children’s has been celebrating some record-breaking milestones of a different kind – patient safety. Specifically, the hospital has been hitting it out of the park when it comes to preventing central line infections. Known as CLABSI in the hospital setting, central line associated blood […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, medical errors cause the death of about 100,000 Americans each year, making it critical that parents play an active role in the safe delivery of healthcare to their child.
The whole nation is looking to Ohio when it comes to keeping kids safe when they need to be hospitalized. Akron Children’s Hospital and the seven other pediatric hospitals in the state have teamed up to improve the quality of care and reduce adverse safety events. Their collaboration since 2009 has resulted in a: 60 […]