Implementing Quality Improvement Strategies


To evaluate the sustainability of a quality improvement collaborative model over time.


Identify drivers of mortality and create targeted QI strategies to improve surgical outcomes. We will employ telemedicine technology to spread quality-driven best practices to reduce mortality and major complications in developing cardiac programs around the world.

Driving Forces

Safe Perioperative Practice
Surgical Site Infections and Bacterial Sepsis
Team-Based Practice

Change strategies from the three domains will be incorporated into a series of multifaceted educational learning modules. Boston Children’s Hospital will conduct monthly webinars to facilitate dialogue, distance learning, and to disseminate real-time knowledge of quality improvement interventions.

Implementation of QI Methodology to Reduce Mortality