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Quality and Safety

At Children’s National Hospital, we aim to provide safe, quality care to all of our patients. To us, quality means ensuring that we have the culture, structure and processes necessary to fulfill our mission.

Reporting Concerns

Do you have concerns related to your child's care, your overall experience or safety practices at the hospital? If so, please contact:

  • Your child’s care team (staff in the unit or clinic such as doctors, nurses and social workers may be able to help) or
  • The Ombudsman Team at 202-476-2064
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For Our Families

At Children’s National, we aim to provide safe, quality care to all our patients. Learn about some of the things we are doing.

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For Our Colleagues

Children’s National participates in several collaborative groups that aim to reduce harm.

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Pediatric Pandemic Network

Children's National is a member of the Pediatric Pandemic Network (PPN), which strives to coordinate, prepare and enable high-quality, equitable, research-based pediatric care in emergencies, disasters and pandemics. The PPN is supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Learn more about the Pediatric Pandemic Network