.

Vanderbilt Center for Clinical Improvement

Center for Clinical Improvement
B-131 VUH
2135 Blakemore Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212

(615) 322-3366
(615) 343-5937 (fax)
Email

Center for Clinical Improvement

The Center for Clinical Improvement supports VUMC's efforts to improve patient safety and quality of care. Our vision is to become a repository of quality improvement expertise that is recognized as the leading resource for improvement initiatives, and to train the next generation of care givers in the science of improvement.

 

Our Mission


To support VUMC's efforts to improve patient safety and care.

Our Vision


To become a repository of improvement expertise that is recognized as the leading resource for improvement initiatives, and to train the next generation of care givers in the science of improvement.

Our Aims


    • Improve patient care centered around a balanced set of measures
    • Assist physician and nurse leaders to succeed
    • Incorporate improvement science into health services education
    • Respond appropriately to external and regulatory measurement
    • Foster community health improvement
    • Support growth and development of staff members in the field of improvement science

 

Our Methods


    • Data Monitoring and Analysis
    • Teaching Quality Improvement techniques
    • Patient Safety Initiatives
    • Crew Resource Management
    • Rapid Response Teams
    • Working with the Leapfrog Group, NSQIP, JCAHO, and many others
    • Conducting Root Cause Analyses
    • And many others.

 

 

This page was last updated January 5, 2011 and is maintained by