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Standard quality improvement methodology was used to improve quarterly visit rates among cystic fibrosis patients at Children's Mercy Kansas City Cystic Fibrosis Center.

  • A family-centered, team-based approach was adopted
  • A change in culture led to sustained improvement

Improved quarterly visit rates should drive improvement in outcomes including pulmonary function and nutritional status.

MeSH Keywords

Cystic Fibrosis; Office Visits; Appointments and Schedules; Quality Improvement


Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities | Pediatric Nursing | Pediatrics | Pulmonology | Social Work


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A Multifaceted Approach to Improve Quarterly Visit Rates at a Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Care Center



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