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Quality Improvement Project to Reduce Delayed Vaccinations in Preterm Infants

The goal of this quality improvement project was to improve on time vaccinations of preterm infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit.  The Plan-Do-Study-Act model of quality improvement was adopted to develop, test, and implement interventions aimed at improving … Continue reading

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Comparison of three different methods for risk adjustment in neonatal medicine

Quality improvement in health care requires identification of areas in need of improvement by comparing processes and patient outcomes within and between health care providers. It is critical to adjust for different case-mix and outcome risks of patient populations but … Continue reading

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Each Baby Counts: halving the incidence of stillbirth, neonatal death and severe brain injury by 2020

Each Baby Counts is the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ (RCOG) national quality improvement programme, which aims to reduce intrapartum stillbirth, early neonatal death and severe brain injury at term by 50% by 2020. All Trusts in the UK … Continue reading

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