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Improving Patient Care & Safety

Preventing Hospital Acquired Conditions

Our goal is to provide an optimal healing environment. However, even in the best hospitals there are risks that may occur in the course of care. The priority of our Quality Improvement & Safety teams is to support staff and families in working together to reduce the occurrence of hospital acquired conditions.

Initiatives to Improve Patient Care and Safety

These are just a few initiatives we've undertaken to continue to improve the way we care for our young patients.

Asthma Care
 

Asthma Care

Educating patients and families in management of asthma, at home and at school.

Child washing hands
 

Antibiotic Stewardship

Using antibiotics when they are necessary, and avoiding or stopping them when no longer needed.

G-tube low profile
 

G-Tube Care

A guide for at-home G-Tube care, helping families recognize and address common feeding tube issues.

Screen for NAKI poster
 

NAKI Prevention

Nephrotoxic Acute Kidney Injury (NAKI), is a serious side effect of some medicines. We screen for it to prevent it from happening in our hospital.

PANS - Pediatric Advanced Nutrition Support
 

PANS

The Pediatric Advanced Nutrition Support (PANS) program specializes in the treatment of children with feeding difficulty and complex nutritional needs.

Safe Sleep. Baby sleeping ABCs: alone, on their back, in a crib.
 

Safe Sleep

To sleep safely, follow the ABCs. Babies should sleep: Alone, on their Back, in a safe Crib. Read more about keeping your baby safe while they sleep!

Baby girl with a Tracheostomy at Golisano Children's Hospital
 

Pediatric Tracheostomy & Home Ventilator Program

We help you feel confident about providing safe care for your child's tracheostomy at home.