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The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Quality and Safety Executive Team is happy to announce that four, one-year projects will be funded during the 2011-2012 cycle.

Quality and Safety Grant-Funded Projects 2011-2012

09/Nov/2011

The MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Quality and Safety Executive Team is happy to announce that four, one-year projects will be funded during the 2011-2012 cycle to address process improvement, safety and/or quality programs at MGHfC. Fifteen proposals were received, but funds were awarded for proposals that encouraged investigation of changes in care processes with sustainable and positive changes in care delivery, in addition to an evidence-based need, a multidisciplinary team, and solid implementation and evaluation plans.

Mini Grant Project Title

Project Team

Initiate non-invasive ventilatory strategy in the delivery room to reduce chronic lung disease (CLD) in premature infants

Ting-Yi Lin, MD, PhD (Team leader)

Jonathan Cronin, MD

Joseph Chou, MD, PhD

Janet Madden, RN

Patricia English, RRT

Leslie Smith, RRT

Optimizing nutrition and growth in the neonatal intensive care unit

Joseph Chou, MD, PhD (Team leader)

Sergei Roumianstev, MD, PhD

Meghan Klauer, MA RD LDN CNSC

Peggy Settle, RN, PhD

The safe patient handoff checklist for postoperative patients

Heda Dapul, MD (Team leader)

Brian Cummings, MD

Natan Noviski, MD

Brenda Miller, RN

Kathryn Beauchamp, RN

Surgical Teams (ENT, pediatric surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery)

Time to antibiotics in seriously ill children at MGHfC

Brian Cummings, MD

Ari Cohen, MD

Bob Young, RPh

Lois Parker, RPh

Chadi El Saleeby, MD

Brenda Miller, RN

Kathryn Beauchamp, RN

Cathy Harris, RN

Others to be identified as deficiencies are clarified

 

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