Right care, right place, right time
Improving pediatric acute care through collaboration
ImPACTS (Improving Pediatric Acute Care Through Simulation) was created to ensure that ill and injured children receive the highest quality of emergency care whenever and wherever it is needed.
ImPACTS has now expanded to include virtual options to ensure that all community sites continued to be supported in pediatric care throughout COVID-19. If you are interested in learning more about this please contact ImPACTS
ImPACTS NICU Updates
The NICU project continues to move forward and is working on case development and the readiness survey. The NICU group will be meeting in December to discuss progress on the program to date and next steps. Please contact ImPACTS NICU if you are interested in joining this work group.
ImPACTS Transport Updates
The transport project has finalized cases and are scheduling pilots in 4 centers. The research protocol is being finalized and submitted to the ImPACTS advisory board for approval. The current timeline is to run simulations and research protocol Spring 2021.
Improving pediatric preparedness in the Emergency Department
There has been considerable growth in the number of emergency departments (ED) and ED patient visits in the United States over the past two decades. EDs in the United States are disparate in their readiness to provide care to ill and injured children. The majority of Academic Medical Centers have high levels of pediatric readiness, as many of their EDs are designed and operated solely for the care of children.Read More..