Overview:Virtual Pediatric Systems, LLC (“VPS”) has grown from a small group of intensivists to a national organization with over 135 hospital units and over 1 million patient admission records (of which over 130,000 are Cardiac specific). The data base is the largest collaborative for quality improvement based on severity of illness adjusted comparisons of actual, detailed patient records in critical care.
This unique achievement allows VPS to provide state of the art quality reports that are detailed, actionable and comprehensive for practitioners and hospital administrations. VPS has improved the quality of critical care, built the largest national research collaborative, supported the publication of over 125 papers and contributed to saving hundreds of thousands of children’s lives.
The Mission of VPS:
To improve critical care quality and outcomes for all children and their families through collaborative high quality data management and actionable comparative reports for clinicians and other health care leaders.
Board of Directors:
Steve Garske, Amy Knight, M. Scott Lieberenz, Grace Oh , Dr. Tom Rice, Paul S. Viviano, Dr. Randall Wetzel and Mark Wietecha