Investigators at the Center for Clinical and Community Research are actively studying ways to improve the quality of care that children receive in hospitals. They also are using findings to develop better procedures and safer treatments, as well as to reduce medical errors.
The Center’s healthcare quality specialists are actively researching
Patient safety and medical errors
The use of sophisticated statistical techniques and assessment tools
Ways to improve the admission and evaluation of pediatric Emergency Department patients
The effects of race and ethnicity on hospital admission practices
Better ways to assess the risks of blood product transfusions in hospitalized children
Faculty who study healthcare quality and assessment