Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach knows that the quality of patient care is important. Miller Children’s participates and supports many quality research initiatives to ensure that quality care at Miller Children’s is always leading-edge.
Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach has joined other children’s hospitals across the nation to partner with the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutes (NACHRI) to decrease blood stream infection rates for central lines in the pediatric hematology/oncology specialty. This research project will collect important quality and safety data that will be shared with other children’s hospitals to help improve care and best practices for pediatric hematology and oncology patients.
The Joint Commission collaborated with the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI), Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA), and Medical Management Planning, Inc. to identify a set of candidate measures addressing aspects of Children's Asthma Care (CAC) in the hospital setting. The Joint Commission recommends three CAC measures that will be moved toward national implementation.
Miller Children’s has joined other children’s hospitals across the nation to determine the best course of treatment for children with asthma during hospitalization. Data is collected and shared across the nation to evaluate the best course of treatment for children with asthma.
The neonatal intensive care unit at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach is a part of a research program called, a Virtual NICU, that records critical data of neonates. This information goes into a database that can be transmitted electronically and seen nationally by other neonatal intensive care units to help determine an optimal setting for NICU babies and record data to improve and create evidence-based medicine for premature and critically ill babies.
View additional research initiatives in Miller Children's research program.