At Cincinnati Children’s we gather and report system level measures. These measures guide and track improvement across our entire health system by representing all dimensions of care, across all sites of care. Most importantly, these measures reflect the constancy of our purpose to be the leader in improving child health and guide us in our pursuit to transform and improve healthcare delivery. We report this data to hold ourselves accountable, to challenge ourselves to continually improve, and to let others evaluate our performance on core dimensions of quality across all settings of care.

Our system level measures are organized within five core dimensions of quality:

Patient and Employee Safety Clinical Excellence Outcomes
Catheter-associated bloodstream infections Emergency codes outside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Surgical site infections Access, Flow, Productivity
Serious safety events 3rd next available appointment
Ventilator-associated pneumonia Patients delayed
Occupational Safety and Health Administration injuries Patient and Family Experience
Patient Experience Survey Results