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The mission of Quality Improvement (QI), as outlined in the Institutes for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim, is to improve the health of the population, enhance the patient experience of care, and reduce or control the per capita cost of care.
The Institutes of Medicine have identified six domains for improvement:
Together with the Hospital, the Department of Psychiatry is committed to delivering high-value care to all its patients.
The Psychiatry Quality Program (PQP) provides oversight of patient safety and quality initiatives in the Department and works with each program and service to continually assess and improve patient care. Its members are:
Patient and Family Centered Care means that we try our best to understand what matters most to you and your family. We make decisions about your care along with you, and make sure that we always think about your needs, wants, and preferences. We always give you the facts and want you to be an active voice in your family's care. These things have been shown to improve a patient's health and health care (Source: US Department of Health and Human Services).
In the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH), we want to give ways for you and your family to get involved in making our care better. We are working on this right now in four ways:
We would like to hear your ideas! We are also accepting new caregiver representatives for the Council. To learn more about patient and family centered care or the Psychiatry Family Advisory Council, or if you are interested in joining the Council, please contact the Family Advisory Council Coordinator, Emily Crain, by email at PsychiatryFAC@childrens.harvard.edu or by phone at 617-919-4642.
Your ideas are important to us, and we could not do this work without your help. Thank you for your support.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”