Prompting rounding teams to address a daily best practice checklist in a pediatric intensive care unit.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Checklists allow health care teams to adhere to best practices. In a single institution's pediatric intensive care unit, a quality champion who prompted teams to discuss a safety checklist daily facilitated a reduction in urinary catheter days and length of stay. However, the patients cared for during the quality champion's tenure had lower illness severity.