Care Pathway for Correction of Chest Wall Deformities
Lead: The Canadian NSQIP Collaborative
This project aims to establish best practice for the pre and postoperative care of patients with chest wall abnormalities.
How do I know that my Children’s Hospital provides the best surgical care for my child?”
Canadian families want answers.
Consensus endorsement by the Pediatric Surgical Chiefs of Canada for P-NSQIP
Policy on Innovation
Lead: Dr Erik Skarsgard
This initiative is to develop policies and procedures to introduce innovative procedures that ensure quality, safety and accountability to patients. Currently only a few hospitals have such policies. At the completion of this project, all children’s hospitals in Canada would share a similar policy.
(PSSC Position Statement on Innovation)
Preoperative Care Coordination Team (POCCT)
Lead: McMaster Children's Hospital
A multidisciplinary team looking after medically complex children who require surgery.
Quality improvement projects
Lead: Dr Helene Flageole
This initiative aims to become a repository of quality improvement projects that institutions can share amongst themselves.
Lead: Dr Annie Fecteau
This project aims to standardize the use of skin prep solutions in the neonatal population.