Why is Cleveland Clinic Children’s one of only 21 U.S. facilities recognized for top care in all 10 specialties ranked by U.S. News in its “Best Children’s Hospitals” 2015-16? Here’s one reason for each specialty ranked.
Cleveland Clinic NICUs reported zero CLABSIs for more than 365 days from late 2013 to late 2014. See how they achieved it — through fostering a culture of safety and ongoing quality improvement.
Cleveland Clinic’s high-acuity Neurological ICU staff developed multidisciplinary “tackle teams” to identify infection sources and develop aggressive action plans to avert infections from those sources. The efforts have brought dramatic, enduring reductions.