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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.
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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Capel, Paula; Banks, Jessica; McKenna, Micaela; Andrews, Ashley; and Oermann, Christopher M., "A Multifaceted Approach to Improve Quarterly Visit Rates at a Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Care Center" (2019). Posters. 126.