Patient Safety is a top priority for hospitals nationwide. Pediatric safety prevention is a focal point of the educational endeavors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, has taken the lead in developing a tool to prevent pediatric falls and thereby enhance safety. This fall prevention program has been implemented, tested and proven to be an effective tool in the prevention of unintentional injury due to falls.
Where is the Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program™?
The Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program™ is currently in over 900 hospitals across the nation and over 160 hospitals and medical centers internationally. The ultimate goal of the program is to improve the quality of care and reduce the risk of injuries in pediatric patients across the globe. The vision is one of recognition and sharing the best practices and research to keep children safe around the world.