This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of patient safety issues and quality improvement for the pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant practice. Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation reviews patient safety in complex healthcare delivery systems, delineates the various safety issues affecting pediatric hematology/oncology patients, and discusses quality improvement methods and improvement science that allow the reader to implement and sustain change in their home institution. The text also explores mechanisms to measure quality and safety outcomes, allowing the provider to implement proven processes shown to minimize harm to patients.
Written by experts in the field, Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation is a valuable resource for healthcare professionals treating pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplant patients.
About the Author
Christopher E. Dandoy, MD, MSc
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Division of Bone Marrow Transplant and Immune Deficiency, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Joanne Hilden, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Aurora, CO, USA
Amy L. Billett, MD
Dana-Farber, Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Boston, MA, USA
Brigitta U. Mueller, MD, MHCM
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL, USA