Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is committed to providing the safest, highest-quality patient care to the families we serve. Below are the technical descriptions for each system level measure. Included are inclusion and exclusion criteria, numerator and denominator specifications, as well as detailed instructions for how to calculate each measure.

Patient and Employee Safety

Adverse drug events
Catheter-associated bloodstream infections
Surgical site infections
Ventilator-associated pneumonia
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Recordable Injuries

Clinical Excellence, Outcomes

Emergency codes outside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Standardized PICU Mortality
Evidence-based care delivered

Patient and Family Experience

Patient satisfaction

Access, Flow, Productivity

3rd next available appointment
Patients delayed

Team Well-Being

Nursing turnover